Software Defined Radio Academy Goes Virtual

They say every cloud has a silver lining. It’s hard to find a positive among all the bad news about the current global pandemic, but it has pushed more conferences and events to allow online participation either live or after the fact. A case in point: The Software Defined Radio Academy’s annual event is all on a YouTube channel so you can attend virtually.

Not all the videos are there yet, but the keynote along with some very technical talks about techniques ranging from FPGAs to spectrum monitoring and spectral correlation density — you can see that video, below. We presume you’ll eventually be able to watch all the presentations listed in the program.

There are some older videos on the channel, too, including some GNU Radio material. We hear some of the upcoming videos will have some new GNU Radio content, too, including some on the GNU Radio implementation for Android.

It is remarkable how software defined radio has transformed from an exotic technology to the commonplace. If you like these tech-heavy presentations, you might also enjoy this free book. No matter what your If you want the pick of cheap SDRs, there have been reviews. Not to mention reviews of the higher-end devices.

4 thoughts on “Software Defined Radio Academy Goes Virtual

  1. “They say every cloud has a silver lining. It’s hard to find a positive among all the bad news about the current global pandemic, but it has pushed more conferences and events to allow online participation either live or after the fact. ”

    It’s caused a closer reexamination of work in general.

    https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/how-will-coronavirus-change-work-offices
    https://news.stanford.edu/2020/06/29/snapshot-new-working-home-economy/
    https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/business/story/2020-05-28/virtual-filmmaking-takes-center-stage-in-reopening-hollywood

    1. @Ostracus said: “It’s caused a closer reexamination of work in general.”

      Oh goody, does that mean they will give me millions of dollars of test equipment to set up in my lab at home? Pretty please?

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