A Hands-On Introduction to Software-Defined Radio

Featuring GNU Radio, REDHAWK and liquid-dsp

Sponsored by the Wireless Research Center of North Carolina (WRCNC) 

What:  A 2-Day Short Course by Software Defined Radio Solutions, LLC (SDRS)


When:  October 4 – 5, 2016


Where:  WRCNC, 3331 Heritage Trade Drive, Wake Forest, NC  27587


Course Description

Day 1
– Introduction and SDR Overview
– GNU Radio

Day 2
– REDHAWK (continued)
– liquid-dsp, with examples of use in GNU Radio and REDHAWK

Software defined radio (SDR) is a flexible approach to radio design and implementation with commercial, government, public safety, research, and academic applications, and benefits that include enhanced interoperability and rapid prototyping capability.  participants in this course will learn to develop SDR applications (known as waveforms or flowgraphs), using three open-source software packages:  GNU Radio, a popular graphical SDR development toolkit, REDHAWK U.S. government/contractor-developed software that enables distributed applications, and liquid-dsp, a highly portable C-language library of physical layer DSP functions.

Deadline to register is September 15, 2016.  You must register by then to claim any discounts!

Standard registration fee:  $2000

Small Business Fee:  $1500

NC RIoT Members!  You can deduct a $250 discount if registered by September 15, 2016!  Join now for FREE!

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12 hours of instruction

About Software Defined Radio Solutions, LLC
Software Defined Radio Solutions, LLC provides software defined radio (SDR) training and education.  Our product is knowledge and our goal is to help you and your team become more knowledgeable and productive.  We use open source software in our training.  Our instructors have 20 years combined experience in SDR, wireless communications, and computer science education and research.  Visit their website at

About the Wireless Research Center of North Carolina
The Wireless Research Center of North Carolina is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit wireless research hub offering a safe and trusted environment for invention and development of wireless technologies. We offer a unique combination of specialized testing facilities, engineering expertise, business incubation and development guidance, and intellectual property guidance commercial, government and academic audiences. Visit their website at