HamSCI HF Receiver Requirements

TitleHamSCI HF Receiver Requirements
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsMcDermott, TC
Conference NameHamSCI Workshop 2019
Date Published03/2019
PublisherHamSCI
Conference LocationCleveland, OH
Abstract

This paper outlines general requirements for the HAMSCI HF receiver equipment. The objectives of Scientific Research prescribe maximum performance and flexibility while the needs of the citizen science community impose significant cost constraints. The general requirements therefore balance the science capability of the HF receiver with the cost. The paper covers architecture of the receiver, key performance metrics, and trade-offs in performance. The actual equipment realization is not covered in this paper.