OTA: Satellite Imagery, GRCon22 Talks, Osmocom Funding, SIM Simulation, and More

LimeSDR users have been showing off their satellite imagery successes on social media, capturing data from NASA’s Terra, Suomi-NPP, NOAA-20, and more and decoding it to great effect. “Here it is,” writes Peter Kooistra on Twitter, while sharing images including the one adorning this newsletter. “My first Terra with…

OTA: LibreCellular Hardware, LimeSDR on Android, SDR on the Steam Deck, and More

The LibreCellular project has reached the milestone of having a reference base station and related continuous integration (CI) subsystems completed with initial documentation, bringing it a step closer to its goal of open cellular communication for all. Launched in May last year, LibreCellular is an effort which aims to provide…

OTA: Bluetooth Tracking, Ethernet Sniffing, pySim Bug Fixes, and More

Researchers from the University of California at San Diego (UC San Diego) have published a paper highlighting location-tracking attacks against mobile devices which leverage fingerprinting of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) physical layer attributes. “Mobile devices increasingly function as wireless tracking beacons. Using the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) protocol, mobile devices…