Monday, December 27, 2004

Software Defined Radios

Wouldn't it be cool to have a truly universal radio, one that can receive or broadcast any frequency or format at all, including cell phone, HDTV, or of course any shortwave frequency?

This is all possible now, with the recent introduction of special chips that can receive any signal, and software that can decode it.

Here's one company that sells commercial ones for $450:
FlexRadio Systems - Software Defined Radios: Home

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