[time-nuts] New GNSS receiver

Attila Kinali attila at kinali.ch
Fri Aug 21 10:10:54 EDT 2015

On Fri, 21 Aug 2015 11:21:28 +0000
Peter Torry <peter.torry at talktalk.net> wrote:

> I thought the list may be interested in the following:
> Lime Microsystems and Airbus Defence and Space, with funding from 
> Innovate UK have announced a joint development of robust GNSS products. 
> Airbus D&S, using Lime’s Field Programmable RF (FPRF) transceiver 
> technology, is developing a robust timing receiver that exploits signals 
> from the new Galileo satellite navigation constellation.
> See     http://www.automotive-eetimes.com

And here the direct link to the news-bit:

Lime's FPRF is nothing more than an digital radio RX/TX solution.
Ie, DAC + I/Q Modulator + VCO and LNA + I/Q Demodulator + ADC + VCO
in a single package. They are nice for what they do. Simplify a lot
of circuit design (though i must say that i like the AD9361 better).

The "article" says very little on what they are even planing to do,
much less on what they are going to do.

				Attila Kinali

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