[USRP-users] Loading USRP X3x0 by baseband processing functions

Marcus Müller marcus.mueller at ettus.com
Wed Oct 8 12:21:37 EDT 2014

Hello Birhane,
sorry for the late reply, but:
The only limit is your ability to write FPGA code (absolutely
non-trivial, doesn't sound like a one-man project at all) and the free
ressources on the FPGA. Now, for larger FPGA projects I'd recommend
getting the X310.

Using the upcoming RF Network On Chip, our "next big thing" in USRP FPGA
architecture, this could get a little easier by encapsulating
functionality in computation nodes that can exchange information using a
flexible crossbar.

However, a complete GSM stack is a big thing, and I don't see much use
in implementing it in FPGA rather than host code, especially since
working GSM base stations already exist (openBTS).

Best regards,
Marcus Müller

On 30.09.2014 21:35, Birhane Alemayoh via USRP-users wrote:
> Dear All,
> I have a very great interest to use the new USRP X3x0 series for my^GSM
> baseband signal processing because of its large user-programmable Kintex-7
> FPGA. However, i need to implement the baseband processing inside the
> USRP's FPGA,  not insixe the host PC.
> My questionnow is can I implement the whole GSM baseband signal processing
> functions inside the FPGA using JTAG programmer? What are the constraints?
> Thank u in advance!
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