OTA: LimeSDR Minis, Active Cooling, Sunny Interference, and More

Campaign backers eagerly awaiting their LimeSDR Mini boards have something to whet their appetite in the form of a demonstration using SDRangel, the open-source signal analyser and general-purpose transceiver application. In a video posted to the Crowd Supply campaign page and visible to all, Andrew Back demonstrates how Edouard Griffiths’ popular SDRangel software is capable…

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OTA: LimeSDR Mini v1.0, DVB UHD-1, RadFxSat, and More

LimeSDR Mini v1.0

Karl Woodward’s LimeSDR Made Simple series headed into its eight instalment this week with a look at how to program the LimeSDR from a Linux host. “Very early on in episode one we promised to work from SDR novice to API programming examples in small, bite sized chunks,” Karl explains of the series. “Having done…

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OTA: LimeSDR Mini Success, Biconic Dipoles, RadFxSat, and More

LimeSDR Mini Basestation Demo

The LimeSDR Mini crowdfunding campaign has come to its close with almost three times its target raised, meaning production is now on-track for the first units to ship to backers by the end of the year. A post-campaign update from Andrew and the LimeSDR Mini team provides thanks for all those who have backed the…

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OTA: LMS8001, LimeSDR Mini Demos, DARPA Hackfest, and More

LMS8001 Companion Board

The LimeSDR family now has a new accessory in the LMS8001 Companion Board, an add-on designed to extend the frequency coverage up to 10GHz. To launch alongside the LimeSDR Mini later this year, the LMS8001 Companion Board features a four-channel frequency shifter compatible with any version of the LimeSDR family. When connected, the accessory board…

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OTA: Masterclass Videos, RFI, C-Band Reuse and More

LimeSDR Mini on a LattePanda

If you’re looking for an in-depth deep dive into digital radio and the inner workings of the LMS7002M and LimeSDR you’ll want to look out for Dr. Danny Webster’s Wireless Masterclass series, the first of which has been uploaded to YouTube. Based on presentations from the LimeSDR Workshop held back in March in partnership with…

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OTA: New LimeSDR Accessories, LattePanda Experiments, and More

LimeSDR Hacker Case

The LimeSDR Mini crowdfunding campaign, launched earlier this month, is off to a flying start and is already over 130 percent funded with over 30 days still left on the clock – and now includes support for an external clock source. Designed to be fully compatible with the LimeSDR ecosystem but in a smaller, more…

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OTA: LimeSDR Mini, GNU Octave, SDR on a Watch and More

LimeSDR Mini (Render)

Lime Microsystems has officially opened a crowdfunding campaign for the LimeSDR Mini, a reduced-size and reduced-cost version of the LimeSDR which offers one TX and one RX channel for just $99 for Early Bird backers and $139 thereafter. Taking place on Crowd Supply over the next month – the same platform used to launch the…

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OTA: Beginner’s Guides, PocketEPC, GRAVES and More

GRAVES spectrum plot

Karl Woodward’s LimeSDR Made Simple series continues on the Myriad-RF blog with two new hands-on posts: a simple practical example and implementing an FM radio receiver through Pothos. Following on from the first and second entries in the series, Karl’s latest posts are designed to take the theory into the realm of practice. The third…

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OTA: Reverse Engineering, Sky-High LoRaWAN, Budget Radio Astronomy, and More

VK2Seb's Filter Tutorial

If you subscribe to OTA via email you may have missed Karl Woodward’s second entry in the new LimeSDR Made Simple series, published earlier this week, which aims to introduce you to the concepts you’ll need to get the most from SDR in the real world. Following the first entry in the series last month,…

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OTA: LimeNET Success, LimeSDR Guides, Bluetooth Mesh, and More

LimeNET Core

The LimeNET crowdfunding campaign has successfully closed its funding run, meaning production will go ahead on the open-source LimeSDR-powered all-in-one base stations, and with the backing of communications giant Vodafone. Just prior to the campaign’s close, Vodafone announced that it would be providing backing for the LimeNET launch and its App Store platform. Based around…

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