June 20, 2021

SDR Software-Defined Radio

SDR is a computer code-based approach to a traditional radio, basically, you create virtual blocks in a software studio like GRC that you download into a physical device like a USRP-210B and then that radio starts to do what you told it, in the frequency you specify.

References:

http://www.sainsmart.com/

http://makezine.com/projects/make-43/tracking-planes-with-rtl-sdr/

Buy RTL-SDR Dongles (RTL2832U)

RTL-SDR Tutorial: Cheap ADS-B Aircraft RADAR

Tutorial on using an RTL-SDR for ADS-B on a BeagleBone Black from Make Magazine