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the difference between the upper and lower frequencies in a contiguous set of frequencies

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Relationship between sampling rate and bandwidth in gnu radio

I wondering something. While working with adalm pluto sdr in gnu radio, the sample rate I enter in the source block is actually bandwidth. I know that bandwidth must be half of the sampling rate ...
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Consideration about the choice of the radar operating bandwidth

I'm writing an essay about imaging radar. I was wondering the possible consequences that the bandwidth at which the radar operates could have on the measurements, and therefore on the image. One ...
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Limiting Bandwidth for QAM and OFDM signal in MATLAB Simulink

currently im creating an application capable of generating QAM and OFDM signal to be transmitted using SDR. The whole application is implemented in MATLAB Simulink using only code generateable ...
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Super resolution for narrowband signal

How effective it is to apply super resolution techniques (like MUSIC, ESPRIT) on low bandwidth signals for indoor (BW=30Mhz) and outdoor (BW = 1MHz) location estimation?
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What is the Maximum Rate of Change of a BW Limited Signal [duplicate]

If I have a signal that has a max amplitude of 1 and is BW limited by filters to 10Hz-1kHz spectrum. I do not know what the fft/spectrum shape of the frequency looks like and it can change. Is it a ...
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How is it that a dial-up modem can achieve 33.6Kbit/s with only 3100Hz of bandwidth?

My understanding is that plain old telephone service passes frequencies between 300Hz and 3400Hz. How is it that a V.34 modem in the late 90s would be able to achieve data rates of 33,600bits/s with ...
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Signal to noise ratio (SNR) of a CW signal

I understand the formula SNR = 6.02N+1.76 for a N-bit ADC which quantizes a modulated tone sampled at twice the BW. I am trying to understand what the same equation would be for a unmodulated CW tones ...
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implmentation of FFT using lower N point

I have random data which was generated using randi funtion of 1024 bits.. I will modulate this using QPSK and will pass through 512 point IFFT.. While doing reverse process, I want to use 256 point ...
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Meaning of frequency and bandwidth of a signal, despite the fact that we do not know the signal

First of all, I am completely new to the domain of signal processing. As far as I know, a signal can be represented with an infinite integral of infinitesimal complex exponentials, which is known as a ...
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From Delay Spread to Coherence Bandwidth?

The phase difference of two sinusoids is given as: | TX --(r)--->RX <------- (Reflection)| d: whole path from sender to reflecting object $ \Delta \theta = 2 \pi \cdot \frac{(2d - r)-r}{c} f + \...
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OFDM use a pulse shaping filter or not?

I've heard in various literature that band limited channels use pulse shaping filters. By the way, In OFDM it use a cyclic prefix to overcome ISI, so I wonder if OFDM does not use pulse shaping filter....
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Are the SNR, Data Rate and Delay values correct in the below calculation?

I have these values: power_received_from_one_subcarrier = -80 dBm bandwidth_for_one_subcarrier = 180 KHz noise = -109 dBm When using {/, *}, the dBm values are ...
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Bounds of higher order derivative of bandlimited signals

Here is a bandlimited function f(t) with bandwidth Ω: The function f(t) is bounded in [-A,A]. Then the bound of the derivative of f(t) is bounded as: |f'(t)|≤2πΩA. So, what is the bound of its n-th ...
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How can I experimentally find the bandwidth of my PLL?

I recently designed a phase-locked loop. I would like to quantify its bandwidth so that I can better understand it. However, I made this bandwidth in an informal manner due to my lack of formal ...
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Time domain representation of a modulated signal when symbol rate >> carrier frequency?

I need to understand the relationship between carrier vs. bits with PSK modulation, and what the signal in the time domain would look like if my symbol rate is far greater than my carrier frequency. ...
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Aliasing Issues in Sub Band Coding

The general structure of Sub-Band Coding (SBC) is shown below: The diagram shows that after each of the analysis filters, decimation is performed by a factor M which corresponds to the number of ...
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Minimum sampling frequency, quantization, and bitrate calculation

An analogue sensor has a bandwidth which extends from very low frequencies up to a maximum of 14.5 kHz. Using the Sampling Theorem what is the minimum sampling rate (number of samples per second) ...
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Bandwidth of PSK modulated signal

What does it mean that the bandwidth of PSK modulated signal without applying any filtering or shaping of the pulse, is equal to the sampling rate with "1st lobe" equal to two times of ...
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Spectral properties of QPSK modulation

From what I've read, the spectral properties of the modulation largely depend on the rate of change of the signal phase - "a signal in which the phase changes stepwise has a broad spectrum, well ...
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Calculating transmitter power from spectral density

I want to find out what is the real transmit power of my USRP 2922, unfortunately the only results I get when looking at the spectrum analyzer is the spectral power density. These are the results of ...
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Calculating $E_b/N_0$ from given SNR ratio

I have the following formula: $$\frac{S}{N}=\frac{E_b \cdot R_b}{N_0 \cdot B }$$ Where $S/N$ is of course SNR in dB, $E_b$ is energy per information bit, $ R_b$ is information bit rate in [bit/s], $...
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Questionable Eb/N0 results for different modulations - measurements for 8-PSK do not match the theory

I would like to warn you that this post will be long, so thank you in advance to everyone who reads it and is able to help. I am running a certain simulation. I created a measurement environment (...
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Transceiver for TDoA measurements

Could someone advise me on some module for making the TDoA position system for my research work? I need to have measurements with an accuracy of a few meters. It equals a bandwidth of about 20 MHz. I ...
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LoRa sensing using USRP GNURADIO

I made a simple RF sensing using USRP N210. I am trying to detect LoRa transmission. A LoRa Node is operating at 915 MHz with Spreading Factor 8 and bandwidth 500 kHz. I have used a USRP UHD Source ...
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How do we calculate bandwidth from signal formula?

How can we calculate the bandwidth of distinct signals like this? I guess the right answer is 90 - 10 = 80 Hz. But I have a hard time understanding why is this calculated in that way. I thought the ...
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how sinc pulses can be used to distinguish different symbols

Let's say we want to transmit a sequence of numbers Using PAM, this sequence is transmitted with the signal $s(t)$ The pulses in $s(t)$ are transmitted at a rate $R_p=\frac{1}{T_p}$. This is called ...
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Determine the change of selectivity

I've stacked on solving this problem and can't find an answer in the web, so I decided to ask a question here. There are the problem: Preselector of boadcast receiver contains of one oscillation ...
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Wideband FM bandwidth estimation

In the book Modern Digital and Analog Communication Systems by B. P Lathi, there is a section for the estimation of WBFM bandwidth. First, the staircase approximation of $m(t)$ is constructed by the ...
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Confused on Pulse Filter Bandwidth and Symbol Rate Relation

***Still need help in 2021 - not fully clear still on Jan 20th *** I am confused about the relation between Sinc and Rectangle transform pair and how that relates the Bandwidth of Pulses, Bandwidth of ...
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Bandwidth of a bandpass signal

If the Fourier transform of an aperiodic continuous time signal has signal components between the minimum frequency w1 and the maximum frequency w2, but not all the frequencies between w1 and w2, is ...
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Find the Equivalent Noise Bandwidth

I have already asked (in another thread) how to quantify (specify) the window function I have created. One figure I need it seems is the Equivalent Noise Bandwidth (ENBW) Or Noise Equivalent Bandwidth....
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Es/N0 with roll-off

I was trying to figure out if the relationship between SNR and Es/N0 changes with roll-off factor. $W$: RF bandwidth. $B$: Base band bandwidth. $W = 2B$. $E_s$: Symbol energy. $P_s$: Symbol power. $...
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Why the bandwidth in frequency spectrum of AM wave is 2fm and not 2fc?

We know, the instantaneous voltage of AM wave is: ...
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the best pre emphasis for MMSE equalizer

The system consists of multiple low-pass filter and noise, $h_1$, $h_2$, $h_3$, ..., $n_1$, $n_2$, $n_3$, ... At the transmitter, the power of signal is fixed; and at the receiver, MMSE equalizer is ...
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Bandwidth of a modulated signal in analog domain

If i am using QPSK modulation with data rate 4 Mbps with rolloff factor $0.5$, then the bandwidth will be symbol $\rm rate\times (1 + rolloff\ factor)$. So here it will be $\rm 2\ MHz\times 1.5 = 3\ ...
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What is role of BW and frequency in internet speeds?

First the bandwidth (BW): It is the amount of data that can be transferred simultaneously.just like more no. of highway lanes so that many cars can travel side by side simultaneously. Frequency It ...
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What is the physical meaning of coherence bandwidth in mmWave massive MIMO channel?

I am doing some research about millimeter wave massive MIMO channel now. We first take account about static MIMO channel, cause we only have SISO measurement system now. We use scanner to move our ...
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Design and a notch filter using two Butterworth filters in parallel (MATLAB)

I am doing a project to filter out a 1kHz noise inserted to a 30sec .wav audio file. To filter out the 1kHz noise, I am required to design using two Butterworth filters connected in parallel where ...
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Bandwidth and BER of FM0 encoding

What is the bandwidth (i.e., the lowest possible bandwidth) and BER for FM0 encoding? To be precise, this is my example of an FM0 encoded waveform: There is always a transition between each bit. For ...
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How come FFT window give half size frequency bands when filter can seems to have an infinite precision?

I don't really understand maths behind filtering but use it lot in music production and i'm a total newbie to DSP. Usually parametric filters let you filter frequencies with a precision that seems ...
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Detection Bandwidth for Noise Power Calculation

I am trying to calculate the $P_{noise}$ in an experimental setup, such as given below. The DUT is excited at a predefined frequency, $f$ , with power $P_\text{in}$. The total power is measured by the ...
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flat fading and Nyquist minimum bandwidth

For flat fading, the bandwidth of the transmitted signal must be less than than the coherence bandwidth of the channel, and no intersymbol interference (ISI) occurs. Nyquist showed that the ...
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frequency band and Bandwidth

All I know so far is that frequency is how much a signal repeat it self in a given amount of time (usually one second), like shown in the following figure: I'm confused with some concepts like ...
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Why we measure bandwith at -3dB?

To characterize a signal it's a common use to determine bandwidth at -3dB from the peak (half power). Also, filter's cutoff frequency is pointed at -3dB. Why we use this rule?
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How to generate IQ samples of a signal?

I am using a HW with LMS7002 RF transceiver chip. This chip takes IQ values as an input. 1. Can anyone point me to a sample IQ value generator? That I can use to test. 2. What will be the IQ values ...
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Calculating the power spectral density on a different bandwidth

Let us say I have the power spectral density for a given bandwidth F1 at a transmit power T. I would like to calculate the power spectral density for bandwidth F2 for 1) the same transmit power T 2) ...
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Bandwidth of a signal

Given a complex,with fmin<0(say -10) and fmax>0(say 30) what is the bandwidth of this signal.Is it form fmin to fmax ,or 0 to fmax? Thank you!
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What is the unit for power spectrum of acceleration signals in log scale

I have a signal recorded by an accelerometer in m/s^2. It is basically accelerations over a period of time. I have calculated the power spectrum of the signal over in a certain frequency band and then ...
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Bandwidth and probability of continuous signal

I'm a little bit confused as to how to calculate the bandwidth of a signal. A question has me believing that it is correlated with the probability distribution. I am however not sure of this. ...
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Bandwith of a energy signal

I'm studying for my finals , and I'm struggling with finding bandwidths. I have this energy spectral density : Ψ(f)=rect(f) , and I need to find the bandwith, 3 dB band and the band with 90 % power. ...

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