Category Archives: open source

Tutorial: power line communications

Andrianakis Haris produced this detailed article while completing a thesis toward a B.Sc in Department of Electronic Computer Systems Engineer at Technological Education Institute of Piraeus, Greece. “Power line comnunication (PLC) is the technology that allows data transmission over the … Read more

Open source data logger for biodiversity research

Ed Baker of the Natural History Museum, London, UK, has published a paper outlining his build of an open source hardware data logger for scientific purposes. “Proprietary data loggers can be expensive – for example a three channel data logging … Read more

Academic paper: hacking with RF replay attacks

If you’re new to RF hacking you may have heard the term “replay attack” and wondered what it takes to implement one. In this academic presentation Practicing a Record-and-Replay System on USRP a group of researchers from the Shenzhen Key … Read more

LuxBlaster: Arduino controlled light sensor/response device

Techbitar writes, LuxBlaster is an Arduino gizmo that detects and tracks the most intense light source then sends back an intense light in the same direction. Beware, rude drivers. The LuxBlaster is coming!! When you drive at night, every once … Read more

Listening to D-STAR digital voice with DSD 1.7

in code, open source, RF, SDR by the machinegeek | 0 comments

Brazilian amateur radio operator PU2VLW has written a post (in Portugese) detailing how to use DSD version 1.7 to decode amateur radio D-STAR digital voice transmissions. (Google translate may be helpful.) DSD can be downloaded as source from GitHub. His … Read more