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Improving your TX side or your RX side: which makes more sense?

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DickH
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re: Improving your TX side or your RX side: which makes more sense?
DickH   8/5/2009 12:44:43 PM
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It's usually the transmit side, if you can do it, that's most useful. Even cheap receiver designs can manage a 3dB NF these days, and with the best will in the world, you won't improve that by more than 2dB - and at that, depending to some extent on the band in use, you'll be limited in fact by atmospheric and solar noise coming in the antenna.

Bhola_#1
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re: Improving your TX side or your RX side: which makes more sense?
Bhola_#1   8/31/2010 4:56:17 AM
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In my opinion, receiver side is more sensitive, since one have very limited control on receiving signal.

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