GSoC 2020 Project – gr-dpd
by Alekh Gupta
Google Summer of Code 2020 projects are announced! I am very glad that my proposal for the project gr-dpd: Digital Pre-Distortion under the organisation GNU Radio is accepted.
Goodbye Slack: GNU Radio is moving into the Matrix
by Martin Braun
With the growth of a project there come changes. For GNU Radio, a big change is in the pipeline too: We’re moving from our chat service from Slack to Matrix. Untypically for us, this decision came about pretty quickly, and without much community involvement. Let me go through why did this, how we reached a decision, and, most importantly, how you can join the new chat service as well. Read more...
The Path to 3.9: Removing the VOLK submodule
by Martin Braun
As we continue to work on the next major release of GNU Radio (version 3.9), we take the next big step: Remove VOLK as a submodule from the GNU Radio repository. If you try and build master branch as of today, it might fail stating that CMake cannot find VOLK – this is expected, and easily remedied. This removal is something we’ve always planned to do, ever since we created the submodule – but we never made a GREP, so let me take this opportunity to catch up and explain what we’re doing here. Read more...
It’s a Great Time to Be Software Defined
by Haydn Nelson
It’s that time of the year when the open-source, software defined radio (SDR) community gathers for the annual GNU Radio Conference, or GRCon, for short. The ninth installment of this premier industry event is taking place September 16–20 in Huntsville, Alabama, at the Huntsville Marriot at the Space & Rocket Center, and NI is proud to serve as diamond sponsor along with its brand, Ettus Research. Read more...