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An Introduction to Software Defined Radio With NI LabVIEW and NI USRP

posted Jun 11, 2014, 3:41 AM by Fawad Ud Din   [ updated Mar 31, 2016, 11:56 PM by Fatima Ahsan ]

LUMS Electrical Engineering Department in collaboration with National Instruments Arabia presents

Hands-On Seminar: An Introduction to Software Defined Radio With NI LabVIEW and NI USRP

Date: Wednesday, June 18, 2014    
Time: 10:00 a.m.    
Venue: LUMS, Lahore

Learn how to prototype a wireless communication receiving algorithm using Software Defined Radio.  Discover how to acquire, analyse and record wireless signals from the NI Universal Software Radio Peripheral (USRP) software defined radio using LabVIEW. 

Who Should Attend

Graduate students, researchers and professors that need the basics of software defined radio and how it can be used to prototype a wireless communication system.

Length of Seminar

4-5 Hours

Topics Covered

•    Introduction to software defined radio
•    LabVIEW programming fundamentals
•    Building a simple spectrum analyzer
•    Demodulate over-the-air broadcast FM radio
•    Advance Communication Topics: MIMO, Cognitive Radio


9:30 a.m.    Registration

10:00 a.m.  Prototyping cooperative communication research using software defined radios by Dr. Momin

10:30 a.m. Rapid Research Prototyping for Communication System by Dr. Nadeem Lehrasab 

10:50 a.m. Evolution to FPGA based Radios by Ahmed Bilal 

11:10 a.m. Tea Break

11:30 a.m. Hands- on Session

1:30 p.m.   Lunch Break

2:00 p.m.   Hands-on Session

3:00 p.m.   Closing Remarks