A New Approach to Varactor TV Tuner Design

  • John Ma
  • Published 1976 in IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics


It was replaced in 1952 by the much smaller "Bulls Eye", which weighed about 5 pounds and was 6 inches by 34 inches by 7 inches. The name "Bulls Eye" was coined because it had the first local oscillator that was presettable by the viewer. This meant the viewer didn't have to adjust the fine tuning each time he changed channels. It used a cascode circuit in… (More)


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