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Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] discussion on USRP-->Wall Socket for Power Line C

From: Brian Padalino
Subject: Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] discussion on USRP-->Wall Socket for Power Line Comms
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 15:18:34 -0500

On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 3:00 PM, George Nychis <address@hidden> wrote:
> Okay!  So apparently there is some interest in power line communication for
> GSoC.  But, what we would want to do is already have a safe way of
> connecting the USRP in to the wall socket for the student(s), and for the
> future of GNU Radio and USRP power line communications development.
> So, as a goal of this thread I'd like to get some feedback on how we can
> make this possible.  Ideally, something off-the-shelf would be great,
> providing the highest amount of safety for those experimenting with it.
> Please keep in mind my background is not EE, but I am more than happy to try
> and lead this and test/try/sacrifice what needs to be done.
> Jonathan mentioned that for a project he was working on before, generic
> 50-ohm wall socket power couplers were made.  I don't know how difficult it
> would be to replicate something like this.
> Evan Merewether suggested picking up some power line telephone extenders
> from Radio Shack and dissecting them.
> Ideally, I think we could connect whatever it is to a basic TX/RX.
> Any thoughts here?

Not sure how much they are or where you can even buy them, but they're
pretty much perfect for this:



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