Listen for ISS with Raspberry Pi 3 and LimeSDR

LimeSDR 100 kHz to 3800 MHz SDR Transceiver - Credit Lime Microsystems

LimeSDR 100 kHz to 3800 MHz SDR Transceiver – Credit Lime Microsystems

Andrew Back G7JKB writes in Design Spark about using the Raspberry Pi 3 and the LimeSDR to receive amateur radio transmissions from the International Space Station. Update: The article refers to the SoDeRa SDR but due to a trademark issue the name is now LimeSDR.

Raspberry Pi 3 - Credit RS-Online

Raspberry Pi 3 – Credit RS-Online

The LimeSDR board was only formally announced in February 2016 at the Mobile World Congress. Developed by Lime Microsystems in Guildford, Surrey and featuring their latest Field programmable RF (FPRF) transceiver, the LMS7002M, the SoDeRa is capable of supporting just about any wireless standard that operates between 100 kHz and 3.8 GHz. As if this wasn’t enough, it’s also dual channel — MIMO — with two each fully independent transmit and receive channels.

The board also includes an Altera Cyclone IV FPGA, enabling high throughput processing to be carried out in hardware, between the transceiver and FX3 USB 3.0 controller.

Read Andrew’s article at
http://www.rs-online.com/designspark/electronics/eng/blog/listening-for-the-iss-with-raspberry-pi-3-and-sodera

Watch LimeSDR board – create apps for wireless networks

Launch announcement http://www.cnx-software.com/2016/02/23/canonical-introduces-sodera-software-defined-radio-solution-for-base-stations-and-iot-gateways/

Lime Microsystems, Surrey Research Park, GU2 7YG http://www.limemicro.com/

LimeSDR http://limesdr.org/
https://twitter.com/LimeSDR_org

Andrew Back G7JKB
https://twitter.com/9600
http://carrierdetect.com/