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Programmable platform for Experiments & Academic Research on SDR (PEARS)

PEARS is an indigenously developed SDR (Software Defined Radio) platform that facilitates research community to quickly explore various advancements in wireless communication. PEARS can both transmit and receive RF signals across two channels. The platform has frequency coverage spanning from 70MHz to 2.4GHz. PEARS can be configured and programmed using GNU Radio

Use Cases

The platform accommodates below listed use cases and numerous others

  • Spectrum Monitoring/Radio Scanner
  • Rapid prototyping of wireless signals
  • IQ recorder
  • Training platform
  • Develop custom/pro wireless protocol
  • Analysis and investigation of RF protocols
Technical Specifications

  • Programmability: Xilinx Kintex FPGA with 400DSP slices & Dual ARM Cortex A9
  • Operating Frequency: 70MHz to 2.4GHz
  • Channel Bandwidth: Up to 56 MHz (Rx) & Up to 40 MHz (Tx)
  • Supports 2 x 2 MIMO
  • GNU Radio (FOSS)



Platform Required (if any)

Laptop/ Desktop computer with Ubuntu Linux and GNU Radio or/and Matlab/Simulink


Contact Details for Techno Commercial Information

Group Head
Communication and Software Technology Group,
C-DAC Thiruvananthapuram
Phone: +91-471-2723333, 2726721
Fax: +91-471-2722230, 2723456