Category: Software Defined Radio

Video Software Defined Radio lectures from WPI

At youtube, from Worcester Polytech Inst.: ECE4305 ECE5312

Getting a metal enclosure for Ettus USRP B200/B210

Current (Aug. 2014) USRP B200/B210 come with Micro-USB 3.0 connector, and the custom housing is available direct from Takachi Electronics Enclousure Co, Ltd.. Request a quote for the MXA3-11-16SSH The current price is about $200 in single quantities and Fedex overnight shipping is about $30 currently. It takes a few business days for them to […]

SpectraVue 3.3 on WINE Linux

NOTE: As of Wine 1.7, there still was not USB support for ANY devices without some substantial hacking work. This process is just to test Spectravue processing recorded data files.  Note the comment from Andy- G3TDY that starts siqs-ftdi then connects SpectraVue to that server–thanks Andy! SpectraVue 3.30 and newer changed to using Visual Studio […]

RTL2832 ADS-B decoder

the dump1090 program can be obtained by: sudo apt-get install git libusb-1.0-0-dev cmake git clone git://git.osmocom.org/rtl-sdr.git mkdir ~/rtl-sdr/build cd ~/rtl-sdr/build cmake ../ -DINSTALL_UDEV_RULES=ON -DDETACH_KERNEL_DRIVER=ON make sudo make install sudo ldconfig git clone https://github.com/antirez/dump1090.git cd ~/dump1090 make Then, do: lsusb and look for the RTL2832 id codes similar to those below, and insert them in ATTRS(idvendor) […]

SDR# Ubuntu

NOTE: May 2014 — as noted in the comments by Conrad Walker, the subversion repository is currently not publicly accessible as per the sdrsharp.com website. < =——————— Here's how to setup your RTL2832 type receiver in Ubuntu 14.04 for SDR# sudo apt-get install mono-complete monodevelop libportaudio2 libusb-1.0-0-dev git clone git://git.osmocom.org/rtl-sdr.git cd rtl-sdr/ mkdir build cd […]

SDR # RTL-SDR Linux on Ubuntu 13.10

sudo apt-get install monodevelop libportaudio2 subversion svn co https://subversion.assembla.com/svn/sdrsharp/trunk sdrsharp gedit ~/sdrsharp/SDRSharp.sln and change first two lines to say: Microsoft Visual Studio Solution File, Format Version 11.00 # Visual Studio 2010 then save, close, and type monodevelop ~/sdrsharp/SDRSharp.sln change build type to “Release | x86″ then press F7 reference: http://rtlsdr.org/softwarelinux

Using RFspace SDR-IQ on Linux

If you have Ubuntu 14.04 or newer: 1) sudo apt-get install cutesdr 2) In CuteSDR, click Setup>Network and enter 127.0.0.1 for your IP address. Then click Find>Find SDR then click OK. You should see the “run” button is available. — even if you didn’t see a radio pop up under Find SDR. 3) the simplest […]

Installing GNU Radio in Ubuntu 12.04

This blog page is now obsolete, you should use the original reference: http://gnuradio.org/redmine/projects/gnuradio/wiki/InstallingGR#Using-the-build-gnuradio-script This procedure shows how to install GNU Radio on Ubuntu 12.04. this process may take 1-2 hours if you have a slower system and/or internet connection. Part of this process will be downloading large packages that you may not already have installed. […]