Customizable RF frequency Generator and receiver
kowshik1729 last edited by
I would like to know how can we generate RF waves with customizable frequency. For example the generic RF modules which we get in the market operates at a frequency of 433MHz. But I wanna make a transmitter and receiver pair that can operate on freqeuncy that can be customized by me. How can I do it? Please guide me. Thanks in advance..!!
salmanfaris last edited by salmanfaris
This is an interesting question, Traditionally we are using mixers, filters, amplifiers, modulators/demodulators, detectors, etc to build a radio communication system and it's tightly coupled with hardware. And there are many types of frequency modulation like FM, AM, FSK, LoRa etc.
(Source : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radio)
To generate a different band we need to use a specific combination of mixers, filters, amplifiers, modulators/demodulator, also most of the scenario we only use a specific frequency to communicate in cost-efficient ways like 2.4 GHz for WiFi and Bluetooth but we use different modulations like GFSK in BT Classic and DSSS, FHSS in IEEE802.11 etc. And building many different combinations of mixers, filters, amplifiers are not cost-effective and economic.But using the SDR (Software Defines Radio ) we can achieve this,
A basic SDR system may consist of a personal computer equipped with a sound card, or other analogue-to-digital converter, preceded by some form of RF front end. Significant amounts of signal processing are handed over to the general-purpose processor, rather than being done in special-purpose hardware (electronic circuits). Such a design produces a radio which can receive and transmit widely different radio protocols (sometimes referred to as waveforms) based solely on the software used. (Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software-defined_radio)
So as an answer to your question, yes we can generate radio frequency but it's high cost and not economical, also with the help of the SDR system we can solve the issues.
You can also try SDR via online using https://eshail.batc.org.uk/nb/ , it was hosted at Goonhilly Earth Station in Cornwall, England.
@Richu-Bini thanks for posting the question . just for a brief about pwm, pulse width modulation technique is a method to change the duty cycle of a wave. Which means you can determine how much time a signal must be on or off.
So, coming to the question, software pwm and hardware pwm is just two different ways of producing same result. In software(referring Arduino here) you'll just write a value between 0 to 255 inorder to determine duty cycle percentage. For example 0 is 0% duty cycle which means the cycle is on for 0% of whole time, similarly 127 means 50% of time cycle will be on and 255 means signal will be on for ever. This is regarding software.
Coming to hardware, you can generate a pwm signal using very simple passive component, called as potentiometer and 555 timer IC by using 555 timer as bistable multivibrator(The generated output will have two stable states 0 and Vmax, hence the name bistable) and changing the resistance using a potentiometer generates different duty cycles. This is the difference between hardware and software pwm. Please let me know if I haven't explained what you have expected.
This month we are discussing Psychology and Perils of Polyglot/Mixed Language Programming
by Praseed Pai
Author of .Net Design Patterns and
C++ Reactive Programming,
Father of SLANG Compiler.
Nowadays, every developer in the world ought to be a Polyglot (Programmer) to do something worthwhile in the industry. But, most are not prepared to get into that groove. The Session will give necessary conceptual, ontological, linguistic and formal background to navigate between programming languages with ease. The Session has got examples in C++, C#, Java, Scala, Python, JS, Python/C interface, Java Native Interface, P/Invoke, COM interop, RxJava/RxJS./Rxcpp/Rx.net etc. All code snippets are taken from real-life projects which the presenter has been part of, in the past two decades. The session also covers some pitfalls which an aspiring Polyglot Programmer should be watchful, as well.
Don't miss it, book your seats today. It's a golden opportunity for all Enthusiasts to listen from the true industry experts!
Come and join us! Have a Java Coffee
Date & Time : 29th February 2020 02:30 PM to 05:30 PM
Location : KeyValue Software Systems Pvt Ltd, SmartCity Kakkanad
Map : https://goo.gl/maps/7VruKuDzbHkNwcc87
Grab your ticket at: http://bit.do/KJUG012
What is the difference between hardware pwm and software pwm
flat end leaves flat surface profile on the stock and are good for removing large volume of material, but steps are formed when used for making curved surfaces. Ball end leaves curved surfaces and forms smooth curved finish while cutting cavities. They are used for finishing cuts.