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Re: FW: [Discuss-gnuradio] MicroTune Tuners

From: Seth David Schoen
Subject: Re: FW: [Discuss-gnuradio] MicroTune Tuners
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2003 14:12:20 -0700
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address@hidden writes:

> Paul,
>   I agree with you. I'd mentioned before that I'm exploring the use of a
> very highly integrated satellite receiver (Maxim's max2116 or 2118) for
> this. Maxim has an EVkit developed for this, and I've asked the business
> manager of this product line whether he'd be interested in selling to
> members of this project. I'll post back when I have an answer, but its
> likely that he'll choose not to spend evkit resources on building/testing
> one-offs for a group of hobbyists. I'll work on him a little on this.

If Moore's Law holds out, hobbyist SDR projects will be useful
commercial products soon.  There's certainly a significant amount of
commercial investment in SDR right now, reflecting a view that it is
going to be a useful technology on a commercial scale.

Seth David Schoen <address@hidden> | Very frankly, I am opposed to people
     http://www.loyalty.org/~schoen/   | being programmed by others.
     http://vitanuova.loyalty.org/     |     -- Fred Rogers (1928-2003),
                                       |        464 U.S. 417, 445 (1984)

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