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On the Battlefield of Life at Rock Bottom there is Still a Promise of Hope

by Akiroq Brost March 17, 2018

When I was younger, I walked around in a storm, constantly plagued by worry and stress. I carried so much unresolved anger and unhealed pain that the world felt like a battlefield. I was constantly on guard, ready for confrontation, ready to fight. My mind raced a million miles a minute. I had no peace; …

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The Spirit of Spring

by Elle Forest March 17, 2018

Often we are asked to take part in things, and our heart is just not in it. Sometimes we have to attend a birthday party or a wedding or a baby shower where we put on a happy face and pretend we are overjoyed in the celebration that is taking place, but inside we do …

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The Problem with Software Defined Radio

by Brian Benchoff July 29, 2016

There’s a problem with software defined radio. It’s not that everyone needs to re-learn what TEMPEST shielding is, and it’s not that Bluetooth is horribly broken. SDR’s biggest problem is one of bandwidth and processing. With a simple USB TV Tuner, you can listen in on aircraft, grab Landsat images from hundreds of miles up, or sniff the low-power radios used in Internet of Things things. What you can’t do is make your own WiFi adapter, and you can’t create your own LTE wireless network. This is simply a problem of getting bits from the air to a computer for processing.

At HOPE last weekend, the folks behind the very capable LimeSDR and a new company working with Lime’s hardware laid out the possibilities of what software defined radio can do if you make a link to a computer very fast, and add some processing on the SDR itself.

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