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### USRP N210 Main clock rate and The transmission signal Sampling Rate

I am testing the transmission and receiving signal using two USRP N210. The communication setting as follows: ...
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### Do the digital filter coefficients need to be forced to sum to 1.0?

I coded a digital filer in Matlab based on equations I found for a Martin-Graham (low pass type). It looks like it is working. So I want to smooth some data and then calculate the first derivative. ...
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### Standardize fft amplitude with different encodings

I'm trying to "standardize" the results of the fast Fourier transformation. I've one wav with two peaks (3000 and 3300 Hz) saved with three different encodings(int16, float32, int32). And ...
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### Confusion implementing Quantization in MATLAB?

I am quantizing a continuous time signal in three different cases(using different number of bits) But Why i am getting same quantized signal in xq2 and xq3,despite using different values of D(...
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### Can a digital signal has 3 three values(1,0 and -1)?

Typically digital signals are seen having only two values,but is it possible that a digital signal has three values(1,0 and -1)?as shown highlighted in attached snapshot,which has been extracted from ...
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### Why is Line coding called "Line coding"?

Guys do you now why line coding also called digital base band modulation named "line coding" where does it come? and how is the name related to modulation
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### What sampling frequency should I use if Nyquist is not available?

I have the following homework question that confuses me: We have an audio emitter that can emit two signals: It either emits a sine wave at 23 kHz or it emits a sine wave at 25 kHz. The receiver has ...
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### How to recover modulation symbols？

I am using GNURadio to send and receive a limited number of modulation symbols. I have constructed the following flow chart:random source(no repeat)->chuncks to symbols(file sink1)->polyphase ...
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### Dual functional integrated Digital Cathode Ray Oscilloscope and Digital Multimeter product

Is it feasible to design & construct a Dual functional integrated Digital Cathode Ray Oscilloscope and Digital Multimeter products in a single product? Idea is to integrate the Digital Multimeter ...
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### Phase Error Growth in Digital Mixer Signal

I am working on a code where digital mixing is to be performed for down-conversion of incoming signal. The mixer signal is created using the phase accumulation approach. However it was observed that ...
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### Speaker Walkaround

Does anyone know what Speaker Walkaround means in context of a digital amplifier? Also how is this test performed? Lastly, how is it different from Load Diagnostics in Amplifiers?
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### Why symbols have to be upsampling, if the symbol rate and sample rate is same what happen?

In digital modulation process, after constellation mapping and before pulse shaping, the symbols are upsampled with the number L(samples per symbol). At this moment, why symbol have to be upsampled, ...
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### Balance Fader in Digital Amplifiers

What is the purpose of Balance / Fader in a digital Audio amplifier? In a signal flow what is the most apt position to place balance and fader(for example after before a compressor unit or at the ...
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### Centre channel derivation using correlation

I would like to know the algorithm for how centre channel is derived from rejecting left and right channel in audio upmixing process. Can someone explain intuitively rather than hard hitting ...
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### Is there a separate word for the time domain when working with digital signals?

Typically the phrase "time domain" implies an analog signal x(t), but I've also seen it referring to a digital signal x[n]. Is there any phrase that refers to x[n], but not x(t)?
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### Why is phase range between $-\pi$ and $+\pi$ (instead of $0$ and $2\pi$)?

I wonder why the phase range in DSP applications is between $-\pi$ and $+\pi$. For example, why is that not between $0$ and $2\pi$? This question popped when I was reading about synchronization in ...
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### Wave Digital Filter Bridge-T Resonator implementation, gives expected cutoff frequency but incorrect gain and roll-off

Trying to implement the WDF in Fig 5(a) of this publication. The response of the ideal op-amp implementation is given by the black curve in Fig 7: Here is the plot I get when trying to implement the ...
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### how to convert SPL in dBA to dB

I wonder how I can convert dBA (A weighted) to dB and vice versa. can anybody provide any kind of table or online conversion app? thanks following formula comes from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A-...
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### Does Scrambling increase speed of signal transmission overall? And is Scrambling a redundant process? [closed]

Title is a badly worded question, on which I do not have enough knowledge on the subject to answer on my own. Anyone to help out?
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### Band limited discrete signals division

If I take two analog, band limited signals $x(t)$ and $y(t)$ with non-zero $y(t)$ I can define the division: $$z(t) = \frac{x(t)}{y(t)}$$ In general $z(t)$ may have a very wide bandwidth, also ...
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### Find which signal was transferred in 32QAM

I've been assigned to solve a problem for 32QAM signals. The thing is, there are little to none sources in my native language to get any decent information on the topic. The problem is (in its ...
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### How can I automate the calculation for P and I coefficients of an FPGA-based digital PLL?

I am working on designing an FPGA-based PLL through an NI myRI0-1900 FPGA and LabVIEW software. I have been able to create a functioning PLL with a PI loop filter, and but I found functioning P and I ...
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### MAP Estimation Problem for Frequency Band Occupancy Calculation

Consider designing a wireless communication system. Your communication link is not iso- lated in the environment, there are other similar devices trying to communicate in the same general frequency ...
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### Decoder implementation

Im struggling to implement / build convolutional decoder . I've done implementation of FEC encoder which it's as shown in the photo below: So this is the encoder that I've implemented, and I want to ...
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### Hw does a digital piano work?

I know someohow it combines different harmonics to synthsis note, but I don't exactly know how this happens. Does digital piano use pwm to synthesis a note?
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### For an LTI system, the zeos and poles are defined in the z plane. How to add additional poles and zeroes so LTI system is real valued?

The question already has a zero and a pole in the complex plane. It is asking to add additional zero and pole so LTI becomes zero valued. zeros=-1/2 + 1/2 i , poles = -1/3 -1/3 i . What I understand ...
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### Are there analog re-configurable filters?

I know that we can build a chip (or circuit) or use FPGA to have re-configurable digital filters. But how about analog filters, can we have re-configurable analog filters? thanks
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### Discrete signal vs digital signal?

Is there any difference between the two? When we say discrete signal, does it only imply that the x-axis or time is discrete? Or it can also mean discrete amplitudes on the y-axis? Or is the signal ...
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### What Is the Correct Way to Apply Richarson Lucy Deconvolution to Luminance Data?

My question concerns the Richardson–Lucy deconvolution algorithm, which is described in Richardson's original paper - William Hadley Richardson - Bayesian Based Iterative Method of Image Restoration. ...
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Does the following define a linear or nonlinear system? $$y(n) -4 y(n)y(2n)=x(n)$$