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New Direct Sampling Transceiver IC from Texas Instruments

Dave - WB5NHL
Dave - WB5NHL Member ✭✭
edited March 2019 in New Ideas
Steve Hicks - something for you to play with hi hi

This is insane!!   On a single chip (17mm x 17mm)!!  GSPS ->
Giga samples per sec   Not cheap $1800 per chip but this is where technology is moving!  And Kenwood, Yaesu & Elecraft are still not selling direct sampling radios.

ADC: 3 GSPS
DAC: 9 GSPS
2 or 4 TRX channels
rx/tx up to 1.2GHz (or 800MHz depending on chip PN) on each channel/antenna

Check this out!

https://news.ti.com/industrys-first-integrated-quad-and-dual-channel-rf-sampling-transceivers-enable-multiantenna-wideband-systems?HQS=asc-dcs-hsc-afe74xx-twit-lp-pr-wwe


 


Comments

  • Rick  WN2C
    Rick WN2C Member ✭✭
    edited March 2019
    Maybe Flex will come out with an SDR transceiver for VHF and up!!
  • Bill -VA3WTB
    Bill -VA3WTB Member ✭✭✭
    edited March 2019
    6700?
  • Craig Williams
    edited March 2019
    Possibly they will use it in their commercial products? When it gets down to $400.00 look out world. Flex 7800?

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