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Libraries for using FPGA for SDR

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twinsen

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Software radio's on FPGA

I have been looking at SDR's and I see many ppl using FPGA instead of DSP's to do much of the SDR work.

eg. the Digimit @ h**p://microlet.com/yam/

I know very little about FPGA... surely it is more complex to do say ssb demodulation using VHDL than coding in C for DSP? Or do you get libraries that already have most of the functions precoded?

Just curious....
 

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You can use IP cores that are developed for FPGA implementation. Many companies offer such IP cores for the wireless and telecommunication application domain. For example, you can use Xilinx SystemGenerator to generate a netlist for FPGA implementation from a model specified by using Matlab/Simulink.
 

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Could you provide some place that free IP core are available?
 

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if you have Xilinx sysgen, they have quite good demos/reference designs
 

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Re: Software radio's on FPGA

Does someone know if it is possible to create VHDL code with the tools you suggest and using this code as a 'building block' in LabVIEW FPGA module ?

thanks in advance
 

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