An Analogue Front-End Test-Bed for Software Defined Radio

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    Abstract

    A Software Defined Radio (SDR) is a radio receiver and/or transmitter, whose characteristics can to a large extent be defined by software. Thus, an SDR can receive and/or transmit a wide variety of signals, supporting many different standards. In our research, we currently focus on a combined receiver for Bluetooth and HiperLAN/2 to help us identify problems associated with SDR. These two standards differ significantly in characteristics like frequency band, signal bandwidth and modulation type. Combining two different standards in one receiver appears to pose new design challenges. For example, in the wide frequency range that we want to receive, many strong signals may exist. This leads to severe linearity requirements. This paper describes some receiver architectures. One design has been selected. This receiver has been built, and some measurement results are included.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publication3rd International Symposium on Mobile Multimedia Systems & Applications
    Place of PublicationDelft, the Netherlands
    PublisherDelft University of Technology
    Pages-
    Number of pages7
    ISBN (Print)90-9016467-7
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2002
    Event3rd International Symposium on Mobile Multimedia Systems & Applications, MMSA 2002 - Delft, The Netherlands, Delft, Netherlands
    Duration: 6 Dec 20026 Dec 2002
    Conference number: 3

    Conference

    Conference3rd International Symposium on Mobile Multimedia Systems & Applications, MMSA 2002
    Abbreviated titleMMSA
    CountryNetherlands
    CityDelft
    Period6/12/026/12/02

    Keywords

    • METIS-207170
    • EWI-14418
    • IR-43682

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