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== [[FAQ]] - Frequently Asked Questions ==
 
== [[FAQ]] - Frequently Asked Questions ==
  
 
This is a new section started to allow asking and hopefully answering questions about HPSDR.
 
This is a new section started to allow asking and hopefully answering questions about HPSDR.
  
== [[DOC]] - Documentation ==
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== Documentation ==
  
Summary of current documentation available.
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*'''[[DOC]]''' This section contains links for downloading manuals for HPSDR Projects.
  
=== [[Quick Startup Guide]] ===
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*'''[http://openhpsdr.org/support.php Support documentation]''' Build documents for users interested in building boards can be found here.
 +
**'''[[Hermes Board Build Notes]]''' (for home brewers)
  
Documents to help users get HPSDR setup and working.
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== Getting Started ==
  
=== [http://openhpsdr.org/support.html Support documentation] ===
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*'''[[Hardware Introduction]]''' This is a guide for those new to HPSDR about exactly what hardware you need to be able to use the system.
 +
*'''[[Quick Startup Guide]]'''
  
Documents for user interested in building boards can be found on the [http://openhpsdr.org/support.html Support] page.
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== Software ==
  
=== [http://openhpsdr.org/wiki/index.php?title=HPSDR_related_software Software links] ===
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*'''[[SVN]] Subversion code versioning software ''' Source code in the process of development.
  
Links to HPSDR software and resources can be found on the [http://openhpsdr.org/resources.html Resource] page.
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*'''[[HPSDR_related_software|Software links and introduction to software components.]] '''
  
Links to the FPGA programming course by Kirk, KD7IRS -- see the [[Verilog]] page.
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* Links to HPSDR software and resources can be found on the [http://openhpsdr.org/resources.php Resource] page.
  
== [[DOWNLOADS]] - Firmware and Software ==
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*'''[[DOWNLOADS]] - Firmware and Software''' Links to old firmware and software.
  
Links to current firmware and software available.
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*'''[[FIRMWARE]] - Firmware programming''' Concepts and approaches loading firmware into HPSDR boards.
  
== [[SYSTEM INTEGRATION]] ==
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* Links to the Verilog/FPGA programming course by Kirk, KD7IRS -- see the [[Verilog]] page.
  
This section contains information relative to "putting the pieces together".
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== Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 Software ==
  
----
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*'''[http://www.g3ukb.co.uk/ Acorn-SDR]''' by Bob Cowdery
  
== Individual Project Wiki Pages ==
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*'''[http://www.dxatlas.com/CwSkimmer/ CW Skimmer]''' From Alex, VE3NEA, has support for Mercury
  
Click on the NAME of the project to get to its page!
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*'''[[KISS Konsole]]''', Written in C#  and intended as a simple introduction to PC DSP programming.
  
=== [[ALEXIARES]] - RF Preselector ===
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*'''[https://java-sdr.dev.java.net/ java-sdr]''' Platform independent Java by John G0ORX/N6LYT.
  
Alexiares (or Alex for short) is a set of RF Bandpass filters for use with Mercury or any other SDR.
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*'''ghpsdr3 [[Multiple independent receivers - how to set up on Windows]]''' server & dspserver allow for multiple receivers (jmonitor) on a single Mercury (C version of the software)
  
=== [[ANICETUS]] (Anie) - Preselector ===
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*'''[[ghpsdr3-Qt]]''', written in C++/Qt with as a server/client or server/dspserver/client cross-platform framework  by John G0ORX/N6LYT.  All component programs compile on Windows, MacOS and Linux and the components can communicatebetween platforms
  
A few designs for narrow band preselectors
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====PowerSDR====
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*'''[[PowerSDR]] Running on Microsoft Windows XP. Vista, or Windows 7'''
  
=== [[ATLAS]] - Backplane ===
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*'''PowerSDR [[Quick Startup Guide (Windows)|Quick Startup Guide]]'''  Documents to help users get HPSDR setup and working. Includes firmware upload instructions.
  
The Atlas is a passive backplane that all other modules plug into.
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*'''[[Media:POWERSDR_USER_NOTES.pdf|Using Unique / Improved HPSDR Features]]'''  Many PowerSDR features have been developed or improved specifically for HPSDR.  Learn about using some of them here.
  
=== [[CYCLOPS]] - Spectrum Analyzer ===
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*'''[[HPSDR Digital Modes Operation using PowerSDR, Fldigi, VAC and com0com]]''' How to use additional programs to enable the digital modes using PowerSDR
   
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Cyclops is a 0-1 GHz spectrum analyzer with tracking generator support.
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=== [[DEMETER]] - Power Supply ===
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*'''[[HPSDR Weak Signal Digital Modes Operation using PowerSDR with WSPR, WSJT9, JT65HF, VAC and VSP]]'''  How to use additional programs to enable the weak signal digital modes using PowerSDR
  
=== [[EPIMETHEUS]] - General Purpose I/O ===
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*'''[[PowerSDR Keyboard Shortcut List ]]'''  This page lists all the known PowerSDR keyboard shortcuts.
  
Epi is a general purpose I/O board for the Atlas bus and includes relays, open collectors, IF switching, etc.
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====USB drivers for Windows====
  
=== [[EXCALIBUR]] - Clock Reference board ===
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*'''[[libusb0 Notes]]''' used in Windows 32 and 64 bit systems
  
=== [[GIBRALTAR]] - GPS-disciplined Frequency Standard ===
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== Linux Software ==
  
Gibraltar is a GPS-disciplined frequency standard board.
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*'''[[ghpsdr]]''', written in C with a [http://www.gtk.org/ GTK+] GUI by John G0ORX/N6LYT. http://javaguifordttsp.blogspot.com/
  
=== [[HELIOS]] -  Helios Small Transmitting Loop Antenna and Controller ===
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*'''[[ghpsdr3]]''', written in C with as a server/client or server/dspserver/client framework by John G0ORX/N6LYT. http://g0orx.blogspot.com/
  
=== [[HERMES]] - A DUC/DDC Transceiver===
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*'''[[ghpsdr3-Qt]]''', written in C++/Qt with as a server/client or server/dspserver/client cross-platform framework  by John G0ORX/N6LYTAll component programs compile on Windows, MacOS and Linux and the components can communicatebetween platforms
  
=== [[HORTON]] - Receiver Module ===
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*'''[https://java-sdr.dev.java.net/ java-sdr]''' Platform independent Java by John G0ORX/N6LYT.
  
A receiver module integrating the Janus ADC with a QSD on a board for a version of the HPSDR RX board.
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====Linux USB Drivers====
  
=== [[JANUS]] - ADC/DAC Board ===
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*'''[[libusb1.0 Notes]]''' used in Linux 32 and 64 bit systems
  
The Janus module is a very high performance, dual, full duplex, A/D and D/A converter board.
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====Linux System Integration====
  
=== [[LPU]] - Simple Linear Power Unit ===
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*'''[[SYSTEM INTEGRATION]]''' This section contains information relative to "putting the pieces together".
  
The LPU unit takes power from a regulated power supply and steps it to the input needed by Atlas
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== MacOS X Software ==
  
=== [[MERCURY]] - 0-55 MHz Direct Sampling Receiver ===
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*'''[[ghpsdr]]''', written in C with a [http://www.gtk.org/ GTK+] GUI by John G0ORX/N6LYT. http://javaguifordttsp.blogspot.com/
  
Perhaps the most exciting of all modules, Mercury will enable direct sampling of the 0-55 MHz spectrum.
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*'''[[ghpsdr3-Qt]]''', written in C++/Qt with as a server/client or server/dspserver/client cross-platform framework  by John G0ORX/N6LYT. All component programs compile on Windows, MacOS and Linux and the components can communicate between platforms
  
=== [[ODYSSEY]] - Low Power Handheld SDR ===
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*'''[[Heterodyne]]''' is a native Cocoa implementation of an HPSDR receiver.  It uses currently John Melton's modified DttSP from ghpsdr to do the DSP work, but replaces out everything else with native Objective-C and Cocoa technologies.  The current author and maintainer of the code is Jeremy McDermond ([[User:NH6Z|NH6Z]]).
  
Odyssey includes a low power SDR based on the QSD, QSE, and a dsPIC33 as the basic radio core.
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*'''[https://java-sdr.dev.java.net/ java-sdr]''' Platform independent Java by John G0ORX/N6LYT.
  
=== [[OZY]] - HPSDR Host Interface & Control ===
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==Cross Platform issues==
  
The OZY module is an FPGA based interface controller card providing input and output connections to the real world.
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*'''[[USB Libraries]]''' Information of the various USB libraries used to access the [[OZY]] and [[MAGISTER]] interface boards.
  
=== [[OZYII]] - (AussieII) - A high speed PC interface. ===
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==Multi-Receivers==
  
=== [[PANDORA]] - Enclosure ===
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*'''[[Multi-Receiver]] How-to''' - This page explains the multi-receiver options and how-to set them up.
  
=== [[PENELOPE]] - Companion Exciter to Mercury ===
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== Software Projects ==
  
A 1/2 watt DUC(k).
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* '''[[ATHENA]] - A software Server module''' - A project to build OS specific server code, module communication libraries and communication protocol documentation.
  
=== [[PENNYWHISTLE]] - 20 Watt RF Power Ampilfier ===
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* '''[[KISS Konsole]] - Learning SDR Console''' - The KISS Konsole is a software project to provide a straightforward, well-commented User Interface to [[Mercury]] and other modules.
  
The PennyWhistle takes the RF out put of Penelope and ampilifes it to approximately 20 watts.
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* '''[[VNA]] - Vector Network Analyser''' - The VNA software project to provide a firmware, software VNA using HPSDR hardware.
  
=== [[PHOENIX]] - QSD/QSE Receiver/Transmitter Module ===
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== HPSDR Radio Setup Examples ==
  
QSD based HF Receiver, a QSE based HF Exciter and a supporting synthesizer.
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*'''[[A Basic HPSDR Transceiver in PANDORA]]'''  provides another example of how a [[PANDORA|Pandora]] enclosure can be used for the amateur radio experimenter.
  
=== [[PINOCCHIO]] - Extender Card ===
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*'''[[A complete HPSDR transceiver in a Pandora Box]]''' provides an example of how to build a transceiver using HPSDR components in a [[PANDORA|Pandora]] enclosure, other available hardware and PowerSDR.
  
Pinocchio is an extender card to allow measurements and troubleshooting of an active card in an ATLAS backplane.
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*'''[[A complete HPSDR transceiver]]''' provides an example of how to build your own transceiver using HPSDR components and other available hardware and software.
  
=== [[PROTEUS]] - Prototyping Board ===
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*'''[[The Antec P183 Solution]]''' an example of how to build your own transceiver using HPSDR components and other available hardware and software in a traditional a mid-tower PC enclosure.
  
This is the planned prototyping board.
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*'''[[The Tokyo Hy-Power HL-45B Solution]]''' an example of how to add a commercial solid state 45 Watt Amplifier to your HPSDR rig.
  
=== [[SASQUATCH]] - DSP back-end ===
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*'''[[The Rino R-1 Solution]]''' a smaller PC case solution with an optical drive included.
  
The Sasquatch board is a hardware DSP back-end intended for use by constructors who would like to operate
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*'''[[The Antec Minuet Solution]]''' the smallest PC case solution attempted so far.
stand-alone rather than attached to a PC.
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=== [[THOR]] - High Efficiency HF Power Amplifier ===
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==Hardware Configuration Cautions==
  
Thor is a high efficiency HF power amplifier using Envelope Elimination and Restoration (ERR) techniques.
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*'''[[Never Short a Penelope by AD9DP]]''' This short paper tells you why you should never operate Penelope into a shorted load.
 +
 
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*'''[[Using Penelope with a linear amplifier]]''' When using Penelope with a linear amplifier you need to ensure you use enough drive. This paper explains why.
 +
 
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== HPSDR Performance Tests ==
 +
 
 +
The purpose of these pages are to establish HPSDR performance measurement process standards.
 +
 
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==== Receiver Performance Tests ====
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* Mercury: [[Receiver Performance Tests]]
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* PowerSDR, HPSDR, Flex [[AGC Tests]]
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* Active Antennas and HPSDR: [[Antenna Performance Tests]]
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==== Transmitter Performance Tests ====
 +
 
 +
 
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* PennyWhistle: '''[[VNA Sweeps]]'''
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 +
== Hardware Projects ==
 +
 
 +
=== Completed ===
 +
 
 +
==== Common ====
 +
 
 +
* '''[[ATLAS]] - Backplane''' - The Atlas is a passive backplane that all other modules plug into.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[LPU]] - Simple Linear Power Unit''' - The LPU unit takes power from a regulated power supply and steps it to the input needed by Atlas.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[METIS]] - (formerly called OzyII) - A high speed PC interface''' - High speed PC interface using Ethernet PHY.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[MERCURY]] - 0-65 MHz Direct Sampling Receiver''' - Perhaps the most exciting of all modules, Mercury will enable direct sampling of the 0-55 MHz spectrum.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[MAGISTER]] - USB 2.0 to Atlas Bus Interface''' - The Magister module is an alternative to OZY and METIS.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[PENNYLANE]] - Two stage Penelope''' - This is a two stage penelope based on changes made in the Hermes boards.
 +
 
 +
==== Primarily Mercury and Penelope related ====
 +
 
 +
* '''[[Antenna Switch|ANTENNA SWITCH]] - by NT-Electronics''' - An antenna switch for use with Penelope and Mercury when Alex is not used, also has optional low Noise RX Amplifier for 6 meters
 +
 
 +
==== Primarily Phoenix and Janus related ====
 +
 
 +
* '''[[JANUS]] - ADC/DAC Board''' - The Janus module is a very high performance, dual, full duplex, audio frequency A/D and D/A converter board.
 +
 
 +
==== Optional ====
 +
 
 +
* '''[[ALEXIARES]] - RF Preselector''' - Alexiares (or Alex for short) is a set of RF Bandpass filters for use with Mercury and Penelope or any other SDR. Alex also contain an RX/TX antenna switch.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[PANDORA]] - Enclosure''' - HPSDR enclosure.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[EXCALIBUR]] - Clock Reference board''' - A board to allow an external 10 MHz frequency reference interface.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[PINOCCHIO]] - Extender Card''' - Pinocchio is an extender card to allow measurements and troubleshooting of an active card in an ATLAS back-plane.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[HERCULES]] - By NT-Electronics''' - A 100 Watt amplifier designed to be compatible with current HPSDR hardware (Atlas, Penelope, Mercury, and Magister/Ozy).
 +
 
 +
* '''[[PENNYWHISTLE]] - 20 Watt RF Power Ampilfier''' - The PennyWhistle takes the RF output of Penelope and amplifies it to approximately 20 watts.
 +
 
 +
===Completed but unavailable===
 +
 
 +
* '''[[PENELOPE]] - Companion Exciter to Mercury''' - A 1/2 watt DUC(k).
 +
 
 +
* '''[[OZY]] - HPSDR Host Interface & Control''' - The OZY module is an FPGA based interface controller card providing input and output connections to the real world. Now replaced by the MAGISTER or METIS module - see above.
 +
 
 +
===Future hardware===
 +
====Hardware nearing completion====
 +
 
 +
* '''[[HERMES]] - A DUC/DDC Transceiver''' - Merging the verilog code of Mercury and Penelope into a single FPGA, on a single board.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[APOLLO]] - 15W PA and Filter''' - A companion 15W PA and Low Pass Filter for [[HERMES|Hermes]].
 +
 
 +
* '''[[PHOENIX]] - QSD/QSE Receiver/Transmitter Module''' - QSD based HF Receiver, a QSE based HF Exciter and a supporting synthesizer.
 +
 
 +
====Proposed hardware====
 +
 
 +
* '''[[CYCLOPS]] - Spectrum Analyzer''' - Cyclops is a 0-6 GHz spectrum analyzer with tracking generator support.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[DEMETER]] - Power Supply''' - Power supply designed for HPSDR.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[GIBRALTAR]] - GPS-disciplined Frequency Standard''' - Gibraltar is a GPS-disciplined frequency standard board.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[ODYSSEY]] - Low Power Handheld SDR''' - Odyssey includes a low power SDR based on the QSD, QSE, and a dsPIC33 as the basic radio core.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[THOR]] - High Efficiency HF Power Amplifier''' - Thor is a high efficiency HF power amplifier using Envelope Elimination and Restoration (ERR) techniques.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[MUNIN]] - 100W HF Power Amplifier''' - Munin is a 100W HF power amplifier,  This hardware is dependent on Alex filters.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[GRIFFIN]] - A Chirp-WSPR beacon board''' - This board is a stand alone beacon board.
 +
 
 +
====Other proposed/future hardware====
 +
 
 +
* '''[[ANICETUS]]  (Anie) - Preselector''' - A few designs for narrow band preselectors.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[EPIMETHEUS]] - General Purpose I/O''' - Epi is a general purpose I/O board for the Atlas bus and includes relays, open collectors, IF switching, etc.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[HELIOS]] - Helios Small Transmitting Loop Antenna and Controller.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[HORTON]] - Receiver Module''' - A receiver module integrating the Janus ADC with a QSD on a board for a version of the HPSDR RX board.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[PROTEUS]] - Prototyping Board''' - This is the planned prototyping board.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[SASQUATCH]] - DSP back-end''' - The Sasquatch board is a hardware DSP back-end intended for use by constructors who would like to operate stand-alone rather than attached to a PC.
 +
 
 +
* '''[[GPSTCXO]] - (Now KHRONOS and THEMIS) GPSTCXO/OCXO Based Design''' - Here is some reference material regarding a GPSTCXO Based design as an alternative timing standard for the HPSDR Platform.
  
 
== [[Board Designer's Resources]] ==
 
== [[Board Designer's Resources]] ==
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== [[ADMINISTRATION-NEWS]] - Messages about HPSDR web, wiki, discussion list ==
 
== [[ADMINISTRATION-NEWS]] - Messages about HPSDR web, wiki, discussion list ==
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[[Category:Hardware| ]]
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[[Category:Developer resources| ]]

Latest revision as of 17:17, 28 January 2014

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

This is a new section started to allow asking and hopefully answering questions about HPSDR.

Documentation

  • DOC This section contains links for downloading manuals for HPSDR Projects.

Getting Started

Software

  • SVN Subversion code versioning software Source code in the process of development.
  • Links to HPSDR software and resources can be found on the Resource page.
  • DOWNLOADS - Firmware and Software Links to old firmware and software.
  • FIRMWARE - Firmware programming Concepts and approaches loading firmware into HPSDR boards.
  • Links to the Verilog/FPGA programming course by Kirk, KD7IRS -- see the Verilog page.

Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 Software

  • CW Skimmer From Alex, VE3NEA, has support for Mercury
  • KISS Konsole, Written in C# and intended as a simple introduction to PC DSP programming.
  • java-sdr Platform independent Java by John G0ORX/N6LYT.
  • ghpsdr3-Qt, written in C++/Qt with as a server/client or server/dspserver/client cross-platform framework by John G0ORX/N6LYT. All component programs compile on Windows, MacOS and Linux and the components can communicatebetween platforms

PowerSDR

  • PowerSDR Running on Microsoft Windows XP. Vista, or Windows 7
  • PowerSDR Quick Startup Guide Documents to help users get HPSDR setup and working. Includes firmware upload instructions.

USB drivers for Windows

Linux Software

  • ghpsdr3-Qt, written in C++/Qt with as a server/client or server/dspserver/client cross-platform framework by John G0ORX/N6LYT. All component programs compile on Windows, MacOS and Linux and the components can communicatebetween platforms
  • java-sdr Platform independent Java by John G0ORX/N6LYT.

Linux USB Drivers

Linux System Integration

  • SYSTEM INTEGRATION This section contains information relative to "putting the pieces together".

MacOS X Software

  • ghpsdr3-Qt, written in C++/Qt with as a server/client or server/dspserver/client cross-platform framework by John G0ORX/N6LYT. All component programs compile on Windows, MacOS and Linux and the components can communicate between platforms
  • Heterodyne is a native Cocoa implementation of an HPSDR receiver. It uses currently John Melton's modified DttSP from ghpsdr to do the DSP work, but replaces out everything else with native Objective-C and Cocoa technologies. The current author and maintainer of the code is Jeremy McDermond (NH6Z).
  • java-sdr Platform independent Java by John G0ORX/N6LYT.

Cross Platform issues

Multi-Receivers

  • Multi-Receiver How-to - This page explains the multi-receiver options and how-to set them up.

Software Projects

  • ATHENA - A software Server module - A project to build OS specific server code, module communication libraries and communication protocol documentation.
  • KISS Konsole - Learning SDR Console - The KISS Konsole is a software project to provide a straightforward, well-commented User Interface to Mercury and other modules.
  • VNA - Vector Network Analyser - The VNA software project to provide a firmware, software VNA using HPSDR hardware.

HPSDR Radio Setup Examples

  • A complete HPSDR transceiver provides an example of how to build your own transceiver using HPSDR components and other available hardware and software.
  • The Antec P183 Solution an example of how to build your own transceiver using HPSDR components and other available hardware and software in a traditional a mid-tower PC enclosure.

Hardware Configuration Cautions

HPSDR Performance Tests

The purpose of these pages are to establish HPSDR performance measurement process standards.

Receiver Performance Tests

Transmitter Performance Tests

Hardware Projects

Completed

Common

  • ATLAS - Backplane - The Atlas is a passive backplane that all other modules plug into.
  • LPU - Simple Linear Power Unit - The LPU unit takes power from a regulated power supply and steps it to the input needed by Atlas.
  • METIS - (formerly called OzyII) - A high speed PC interface - High speed PC interface using Ethernet PHY.
  • MERCURY - 0-65 MHz Direct Sampling Receiver - Perhaps the most exciting of all modules, Mercury will enable direct sampling of the 0-55 MHz spectrum.
  • MAGISTER - USB 2.0 to Atlas Bus Interface - The Magister module is an alternative to OZY and METIS.
  • PENNYLANE - Two stage Penelope - This is a two stage penelope based on changes made in the Hermes boards.

Primarily Mercury and Penelope related

  • ANTENNA SWITCH - by NT-Electronics - An antenna switch for use with Penelope and Mercury when Alex is not used, also has optional low Noise RX Amplifier for 6 meters

Primarily Phoenix and Janus related

  • JANUS - ADC/DAC Board - The Janus module is a very high performance, dual, full duplex, audio frequency A/D and D/A converter board.

Optional

  • ALEXIARES - RF Preselector - Alexiares (or Alex for short) is a set of RF Bandpass filters for use with Mercury and Penelope or any other SDR. Alex also contain an RX/TX antenna switch.
  • PANDORA - Enclosure - HPSDR enclosure.
  • EXCALIBUR - Clock Reference board - A board to allow an external 10 MHz frequency reference interface.
  • PINOCCHIO - Extender Card - Pinocchio is an extender card to allow measurements and troubleshooting of an active card in an ATLAS back-plane.
  • HERCULES - By NT-Electronics - A 100 Watt amplifier designed to be compatible with current HPSDR hardware (Atlas, Penelope, Mercury, and Magister/Ozy).
  • PENNYWHISTLE - 20 Watt RF Power Ampilfier - The PennyWhistle takes the RF output of Penelope and amplifies it to approximately 20 watts.

Completed but unavailable

  • PENELOPE - Companion Exciter to Mercury - A 1/2 watt DUC(k).
  • OZY - HPSDR Host Interface & Control - The OZY module is an FPGA based interface controller card providing input and output connections to the real world. Now replaced by the MAGISTER or METIS module - see above.

Future hardware

Hardware nearing completion

  • HERMES - A DUC/DDC Transceiver - Merging the verilog code of Mercury and Penelope into a single FPGA, on a single board.
  • APOLLO - 15W PA and Filter - A companion 15W PA and Low Pass Filter for Hermes.
  • PHOENIX - QSD/QSE Receiver/Transmitter Module - QSD based HF Receiver, a QSE based HF Exciter and a supporting synthesizer.

Proposed hardware

  • CYCLOPS - Spectrum Analyzer - Cyclops is a 0-6 GHz spectrum analyzer with tracking generator support.
  • DEMETER - Power Supply - Power supply designed for HPSDR.
  • GIBRALTAR - GPS-disciplined Frequency Standard - Gibraltar is a GPS-disciplined frequency standard board.
  • ODYSSEY - Low Power Handheld SDR - Odyssey includes a low power SDR based on the QSD, QSE, and a dsPIC33 as the basic radio core.
  • THOR - High Efficiency HF Power Amplifier - Thor is a high efficiency HF power amplifier using Envelope Elimination and Restoration (ERR) techniques.
  • MUNIN - 100W HF Power Amplifier - Munin is a 100W HF power amplifier, This hardware is dependent on Alex filters.
  • GRIFFIN - A Chirp-WSPR beacon board - This board is a stand alone beacon board.

Other proposed/future hardware

  • ANICETUS (Anie) - Preselector - A few designs for narrow band preselectors.
  • EPIMETHEUS - General Purpose I/O - Epi is a general purpose I/O board for the Atlas bus and includes relays, open collectors, IF switching, etc.
  • HELIOS - Helios Small Transmitting Loop Antenna and Controller.
  • HORTON - Receiver Module - A receiver module integrating the Janus ADC with a QSD on a board for a version of the HPSDR RX board.
  • PROTEUS - Prototyping Board - This is the planned prototyping board.
  • SASQUATCH - DSP back-end - The Sasquatch board is a hardware DSP back-end intended for use by constructors who would like to operate stand-alone rather than attached to a PC.
  • GPSTCXO - (Now KHRONOS and THEMIS) GPSTCXO/OCXO Based Design - Here is some reference material regarding a GPSTCXO Based design as an alternative timing standard for the HPSDR Platform.

Board Designer's Resources

ANCILLARY - Additional "stuff" of interest to HPSDR

Some stuff like Norton Amplifier, FPGA VHDL/Verilog ...

EXPERIMENTERS-CORNER - Ideas not yet projects

ADMINISTRATION-NEWS - Messages about HPSDR web, wiki, discussion list