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Software-Defined Radio

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Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Defeating Commercial Drone Threats with Open-Source SDR
With the emergence of highly capable, low-cost, wirelessly controlled drones, bad actors can easily execute disruptive operations.
Ruggedized Software Defined Radio Solutions

Pixus Technologies (Waterloo, Ontario) has developed ruggedized versions of commercial software defined radios. The RX310, the...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
New RF Strategies for Software Radio

Software defined radio system engineers can now exploit new technology to perform digital signal processing much closer to the antenna than ever before. Various strategies include the latest wideband data...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Optimizing DSP Techniques for Antenna Site Software Radio

Many applications can benefit from pushing software radio functions up the mast to the antenna as a viable alternative to traditional rack-mounted receiver systems. New technology...

Communication is key to just about any endeavor. NASA’s ability to update and modify communication capabilities to reflect the latest upgrades without impacts to mission time...

RFM Catchall: Test & Measurement
Testing Modern Radios

Several techniques are now being employed to ensure efficient communications across the chaotic radio spectrum. Chief among them is Software Defined Radio (SDR), which uses software to dynamically control communications...

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Dynamically Reconfigurable Software-Defined Radio for GNSS Applications

Historically, the military has used special- purpose Global Positioning System (GPS) radios for radio navigation. This has the disadvantage of locking users into fixed technology solutions designed to meet a fixed set of requirements. Software Defined Radios (SDR) have the...

Software Defined Radio (SDR) represents an important move forward for mobile and personal communications, promising a major...

Today, modern radio designs have made a predominant shift to the software-defined radio architecture. From cellular handsets to military communications devices, the flexibility to use multiple...

A continuing development effort focuses on implementation of a Global Positioning System (GPS) waveform under the Software Communications Architecture (SCA). [As used within the special technological...

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