OTA: LimeNET CrowdCell Shared Access Demo, LimeRFE Update, SDR Benchmarks, and More

Lime Microsystems has published a video demonstrating how the LimeSDR-powered LimeNET CrowdCell can ease the provision of private and community Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks – including using the system’s general-purpose compute to run edge workloads. “As of late 2019 anyone in the UK can obtain a licence from Ofcom…
LimeNET CrowdCell 5G

OTA: Kalibrate for LimeSDR, LimeRFE Assembly, Magma Goes Linux, and More

A fork of the Kalibrate project is now available for LimeSDR users looking for improved frequency accuracy without the need for a signal generator or spectrum analyser, thanks to the work of developer Supreeth Herle. Originally designed for receive-only software defined radios, the forked Kalibrate – known as Kalibrate-LMS –…
LimeRFE Board

OTA: LimeSDR External TCXO Board, Hardware Accelerated Video, and More

Satellite communications engineer Phil Crump has published an open-source design for an external TCXO frequency reference board for the LimeSDR Mini and other devices in the LimeSDR family. “This PCB provides an external, thermally separate, TCXO Frequency Reference to the LimeSDR Mini board,” Phil explains of the project. “I built…
Phil Crump's LimeRef Mini

OTA: LimeSDR on the Traverse Ten64, LimeRFE Production Update, and More

Traverse Technologies has showcased the flexibility of its Ten64 eight-core Linux-based networking platform for wireless use, demonstrating its compatibility with the LimeSDR USB and GNU Radio. “There has been quite a bit of interest in using Ten64 for software-defined radio (SDR) applications,” the company explains, “so we have put together…
Traverse Ten64

OTA: New srsLTE, Lime Suite, LuaRadio, GQRX, SDR#, and More

The open-source srsLTE cellular communications suite has hit version 20.10, bringing new functionality including mobility functions and performance-enhancing PHY changes – and a range of bug-fixes, too. The srsLTE 20.10 release brings with it a new logging framework alongside initial NR PHY layer and stack components. The srsENB package receives…
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OTA: High School RADAR, GSM Base Station on DragonOS, FM on the ISS, and More

Parkland High School student Victor Cai has presented work on a proof-of-concept short-range RADAR system, built around a LimeSDR Mini, at the GNU Radio Conference 2020 (GRCon20). Victor’s experimental system, presented with supporting paper during the virtual GRCon20 event, combines an off-the-shelf laptop running GNU Radio with a LimeSDR Mini…
Victor Cai

OTA: New Lime Suite Release, 16km Barefoot TV Transmissions, and More

Lime Suite v20.07.1 has officially launched, bringing a range of improvements to the LimeSDR-focused software bundle – including a fix for a bug which was causing quick tests of LimeSDR Mini boards to fail. In its latest release, Lime Suite v20.07.1 repairs a recently-discovered bug which would manifest as intermittent…

Lime Suite 20.07.1 Released

New release of Lime Suite includes numerous improvements, along with support for the LimeRFE RF front-end, plus packaging for Ubuntu 20.04.
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OTA: Hijacking Hostile Drones, LiFi Dev Kits, Custom LimeSDR Chassis and More

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University student Ugnius Buržinskis has released a video demonstrating a drone hijacking system, designed to prevent unauthorised uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAVs) from entering a restricted area, powered by a LimeSDR Mini. Using the LimeSDR Mini, housed in a protective casing and connected to an off-the-shelf laptop running…
Orson Maxwell's LimeSDR USB Case