OTA: OpenBSC Setup Scripts, 80MSPS from a LimeSDR Mini, a Satellite Hunt, and More

Community member Bastien Baranoff has shared scripts for getting a Raspberry Pi system running Ubuntu Server up-and-running as an open cellular base station with Osmocom’s OpenBSC and a LimeSDR. Designed for Raspberry Pi systems running Canonical’s free and open source Ubuntu Server Linux distribution, Bastien’s scripts begin by installing the…
Lime AC Case for LimeSDR Mini

OTA: LimeRFE Shipping Begins, LibreCellular Launches, OpenWifi, and More

Lime Micro has announced that the first batch of LimeRFE boards has now been shipped to Crowd Supply, with all backers’ orders expected to be fulfilled by the end of June. Designed to bring the same flexibility as the LimeSDR range to the radio-frequency front-end field, the programmable LimeRFE promises…

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…

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

OTA: Kimera Video Transmission, GNU Radio for Android, QO-100 QSO, and More

Community member Luigi Cruz has published a tool which is capable of encoding any video source, complete with hardware acceleration, and transmitting it over the airwaves using a LimeSDR. “Kimera can capture any camera connected to your computer, hardware encode it with any codec available (e.g. HEVC, AVC, AV1), and…
Luigi Cruz' Kinema