Amplitude Modulation (AM)

In this lab, students will create an amplitude modulated signal from a variety of message sources, calculate the modulation index, and confirm the frequency spectrum of this signal type.
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This is lab 4 of 22 in the course, Communications Principles.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES


After completing this lab, students will be able to:
  1. Generate a real AM signal.
  2. Examine a real AM signal with scope and compare it to its original message.
  3. Use multiple message sources in their AM examination.
  4. Describe the term “depth of modulation.”
 

REQUIRED SKILLS

 
  • Basic proficiency using ELVIS III Instruments
  • Basic Circuits Knowledge

NI ELVIS III

Engineering laboratory solution for project-based learning that combines instrumentation and embedded design with a web-driven experience, delivering a greater understanding of engineering fundamentals and system design.

Emona Communications Board for NI ELVIS III

Application board for the NI ELVIS III developed to teach introductory digital and analog communications topics using a completely hands-on approach.

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