A software defined radio receiver test-bed

JR Macleod, MA Beach, PA Warr, T Nesimoglu

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This paper identifies the issues that are important in the design of a SDR receiver. Receiver architectures are first discussed, and the conclusion drawn that the conventional superheterodyne structure is most appropriate for a SDR receiver. Issues associated with image rejection, and receiver linearity are discussed. The design of a sweepable preselect filter is discussed in detail. Design considerations for a practical SDR test-bed are presented.
Translated title of the contributionA Software Defined Radio Receiver Test-bed
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Fall-2001), Atlanta City, USA
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1565 - 1569
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)0780370058
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2001
Event54th Vehicular Technology Conference 2001 (VTC 2001-Fall) - Atlantic City, United States
Duration: 1 Oct 2001 → …


Conference54th Vehicular Technology Conference 2001 (VTC 2001-Fall)
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityAtlantic City
Period1/10/01 → …

Bibliographical note

Rose publication type: Conference contribution

Sponsorship: This work has been performed in the framework of the IST project IST-1999- 12070 TRUST, which is partly funded by the European Union.

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  • software defined radio (SDR)


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