Re: Beagle-SDR and necessary hardware
thank you for your help.
I am interested in a 2.54GHz transceiver front end similar to:
thank you for our help.
On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 3:24 PM, Rob <rbt@...> wrote:
> It depends on what frequencies you want to work with and what your budget
> is. As far as that there are several kits out there for HF most notably the
> softRock series and you can find info on them at
> The Beagleboard is available at Digikey -
> And my Beagle Ham card image is available for download at:
> In addition you will need:
> 1) a self powered USB hub (for your keyboard and mouse)
> 2) a special serial cable that can also be purchased at Digikey (or you can
> make it yourself)
> 3) an ethernet adapter (Radio Shack's Trend works fine)
> 4) a nice HD monitor is nice (but the BB has standard video out as well)
> 5) a card reader to install the above mentioned Beagle Ham image onto your
> SD card
> 6) An SD card of course (2G minimum - 8G is nice, 4G is more than adequate)
> Please also visit http://beagleboard.org/chat where there are numerous
> people to help and answer your questions. I hope this helps you get started.
> Robert Thomas, KC4NYK
> Public Information Officer, Secretary
> Richmond Amateur Radio Club
> Richmond, VA 23229
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Beagle-SDR and necessary hardware
> From: Fabrizio Tappero <fabrizio.tappero@...>
> Date: Tue, December 01, 2009 8:28 am
> To: beagle-sdr@...
> Dear Beagle-SDR developers,
> hello, I am new here.
> I am interested in the beagle-SDR and I understand that in order to
> get started you need 3 pieces of HW:
> - front end (US$ 270)
> from: http://www.ettus.com/downloads/er_ds_transceiver_dbrds_v5b.pdf
> - beagle board (US$ 150)
> from: http://beagleboard.org/
> - beagle-SRD card (price?)
> from: ?
> Am I right?
> Would it be possible to know how to get the beagle-SDR board? Also is
> this board designed in am open-source open-hardware way? are the
> schematics and PCB files available for download?
> Thank you very much in advance and great job !