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Handheld Software Radio for Interoperability

NCJ Number
Date Published
May 2005
3 pages
This project by Vanu, Inc., concluded that future handheld software radio projects would need to address the challenges of developing a widely-tunable portable radio frequency (RF) transceiver, including the rising bandwidth of modern cell waveforms and moving data at higher sample rates between RF transceivers and standard consumer handheld devices.
Attempts to address the difficulty and cost of manufacturing a widely-tunable handheld RF transceiver were largely unsuccessful due to the outsourcing of the RF hardware, which made it difficult to keep control of the development schedule and process.

Date Published: May 1, 2005