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Author Topic: Programmable SDR hardware?  (Read 1051 times)

Offline Ray Lalleu

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Programmable SDR hardware?
« on: July 17, 2020, 1506 UTC »
Can the SDR hardware part (of commercially available SDR units)
be programmed under control of the PC ?
Ideas :
- synchronisation of the ADC rate on a carrier
- optimisation of the FPGA processing to get the best S/N on a particular band
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+/- : about 0.02 offset, ++/-- 0.03/0.04 offset
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Offline ChrisSmolinski

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Re: Programmable SDR hardware?
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2020, 1517 UTC »
Most SDRs allow you to flash the firmware, often including the FPGA.  With something like the KiwiSDR which is open source, you could probably make your own changes if you wanted to.
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