SASQUATCH

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SASQUATCH - DSP back-end

The Sasquatch board is a proposed DSP back-end intended for use by constructors who would like to operate the HPSDR stand-alone rather than attached to a PC.

Sasquatch could have the logic needed to implement a highly efficient VHF transmitter using envelope elimination and restoration techniques.

Required Reading for EER/HELAPS:

HELAPS article from AMSAT Eagle Pedia http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/eagle/EaglePedia/index.php/Image:HELAPS_D_considerations.pdf

2401 MHz HELAPS transmitter block diagram http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/eagle/EaglePedia/index.php/Image:HELAPS_D_preliminary_block_diagram_-_N2UO.pdf

RF Power Amplifiers, Mihai Albulet, Noble Publishing, ISBN 1-884932-12-6

RF Power Amplifiers for Wireless Communications, Steve Cripps, Artech House, ISBN 0-89006-989-1

Advanced Techniques in RF Power Amplifier Design, Steve Cripps, Artech House, ISBN 1-58053-282-9