I have had several customers interested in building their own HW platform using Skydel SW. Cost is important and they do not require a high number of signals be simulated. When the performance of the Dektec card is not required, which SDR’s do you recommend?
There are 3 SDRs that Skydel currently supports:
- Ettus N310
- Ettus X300/X310 NI USRP-294xR/295xR
- Dektec DTA-2115B
The N310s are the most expensive followed by the X300, then the Dektec radios. Section 5 of the Skydel Manual provides all of the hardware needed for the Skydel SW including the minimal computer requirements.
Here is the list on Orolia web site:
On the GPU side, we recommend entry level Nvidia GPUs, such as the GTX1650. They have enough CUDA cores to generate between 50-80 signals at 25MSPS.
However, finding 1-PCIe slot GPUs can be more challenging. We will gladly help you selecting the right GPU if you have precise requirements.