OTA: Field Report Contest Complete, Apply for an SDR Satcom Dev Kit, and More

The Field Report Contest is now complete, and we have a winner – named in a live drawing at Crowd Supply’s headquarters earlier this month. Designed to highlight the amazing projects the community has built around the LimeSDR family of software defined radios, the Field Report competition saw some strong…
ESA SDR Satcom Developer's Kit

OTA: SDR Satcom Launch, LimeRFE 1.0, OreSat Field Report, and More

MyriadRF has stretched to the stars this week with the official launch of the SDR Satcom initiative, a collaboration between Lime Microsystems and the European Space Agency (ESA) Designed to help lower the barrier to entry in the satellite communications industry, SDR Satcom combines the low-cost high-performance LimeSDR Mini software…
UniClOGS Ground Station Prototype

OTA: Lower-Cost LimeRFE, WSPR Experiments, LoRaWAN World Records, and More

The LimeRFE crowdfunding campaign has a new, lower-cost option: the same programmable software-defined front-end board but without the components needed to operate in cellular bands, as an alternative for radio amateurs. “We’ve had some enquiries as to whether it would be possible to make a reduced cost version of LimeRFE…
LimeRFE, in hand

OTA: LimeRFE, LimeNET CrowdCell Crowdfunding, Field Reports, and More

The crowdfunding campaign for the LimeRFE, a software-definable front-end module designed for use with LimeSDR hardware, has blown past its funding goal – with over a month left on the clock. Designed to be used with LimeSDR and LimeNET hardware, the LimeRFE is an open-hardware design with open-source software and…

OTA: QO-100 Field Report, DAB via ODR-mmBTools, the RadioInstigator, and More

The first of the LimeSDR Field Reports has been published, courtesy of community member Daniel Estévez: a look at his LimeSDR Mini-powered satellite ground station project. “My project uses a LimeSDR Mini as the basis for a ground-station for the amateur radio transponders on the geostationary satellite ‘Es’hail 2’ (known…

OTA: LimeSDR WSPR, Angle of Arrival Experiments, DSPs without Maths, and More

Community member Kiril Miloshev has been interviewed for the Lime Micro Community Hub, on his experiments with Weak Signal Propagation Reporting (WSPR) using the LimeSDR Mini. “Software defined radios got my attention as they are very universal, and you can do whatever you can imagine with them. Especially ones like…
Kiril Miloshev's WSPR Transmissions

OTA: AMSAT-F QO-100 Transmissions, SDR Added to RSGB Syllabus, New limeSNA, and More

The second AMSAT-F Recontre Radiomateur Spatiale was a special one, for an out-of-this-world reason: its lectures were transmitted to a global audience using a LimeSDR Mini and the Es’hail-2 (QO-100) satellite. Evariste Courjaud explained the transmission chain in an interview published this week on the Lime Micro community hub:…
Europea Clipper HGA by NASA/David Bowman

OTA: LimeSNA, QO-100 Projects, a Self-Tuning Antenna, and More

Forum user Peter ‘nepe’ Kis has published a scalar network analyser (SNA), developed using the LimeSDR Mini, which displays its user interface in the user’s web browser: limeSNA. Based on the pyLMS7002Soapy example, Peter’s software has been tested with the LimeSDR Mini and should be compatible – or easily made…
Eric Sorensen's Magnetic Loop Antenna

OTA: LimeNET Micro Upgrades, Es’hail-2 Transmissions, and More

Backers of the LimeNET Micro are set to receive a boost in computing power and storage thanks to a last-minute switch in Raspberry Pi Compute Module model, while shipping has now been pushed to the end of March. “As you all know, there were quite a few changes to the…
LimeNET Micro Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3+