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Textbook for RF Design

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Hi, can anyone recommend a good textbook for designing RF transmitter/receiver circuits? I have the following textbooks which are great for general analog design, but I am looking for the design of BJT oscillators and circuits specifically for RF communication:

Baker, CMOS Circuit Design, Layout and Simulation.
Bowick, RF Circuit Design (this book is great but does not seem to go into oscillators and specific RF circuits)

I see many examples on the internet but they lack any technical explanation for design.

there are some pretty good books by randy rhea on oscillator/amplifier design at a discreet level
This was our textbook in university :
Microwave Transistor Amplifiers: Analysis and Design by Guillermo Gonzalez (2nd Edition)

it's a very good book with detailed examples.

and this is another one :

Microwave Circuit Design Using Linear and Nonlinear Techniques , by George D. Vendelin ,Anthony M. Pavio, Ulrich L. Rohde
Thanks for all the suggestions. I'll take a look at some of them.

1 .Samuel Liao; Microwave Devices and Circuits.
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2. Microwave Engineering; David.M. Pozar
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3. Microwave and RF Circuit Design:

RF Circuit Design; Christopher Bowick (being used past 25 years)

R. Ludwig and G. Bogdanov “RF Circuit Design: Theory and Applications” 2 nd edition

The Design of CMOS Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits by Thomas H. Lee.

RF Microelectronics by Behzad Razavi.

Baker, CMOS Circuit Design, Layout and Simulation.

Secrets of RF Circuit Design – Joseph Carr, McGraw Hill.

Practical RF Circuit Design for Modern Wireless Systems: Vol. I and II - Passive and Active Circuits and Systems by Rowan Gilmore

Microwave Transistor Amplifiers: Analysis and Design
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