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Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] signals/atsc question

From: Eric Blossom
Subject: Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] signals/atsc question
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 11:10:02 -0800
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On Wed, Mar 02, 2005 at 09:59:34AM -0500, Marcus Leech wrote:
> Sample-size reduction, in order to increase effective bandwidth up to the
>  computer, would be of great benefit for radio astronomy work.  The
>  big observatories that are sampling many hundreds of Mhz at a time
>  typically use digitizers with a couple of bits of resolution.  They 
> can get
>  away with this because they're using dedicated r.a. bands, and fairly
>  good filters (and remote locations!).
> If you have 4 samples per byte, your observable bandwidth improves
>  quite a bit :-)

This wouldn't be too hard to implement.  It just changes to code that
packs that data for transport across the USB.


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