This workshop will be performed in two parts.
The first part will present the Software Defined Radio technology and the most popular SDR platform, the GNU Radio. Using the GNU Radio, the attendants will have the opportunity to follow a tutorial for signal processing. Aspects like modulation, filtering, coding and digital communications will be covered with visual examples using the GNU Radio.
The second part of the workshop will focus on the satellite digital communications. The workshop will initially present the different satellite communication protocols used mainly in Cubesat missions and the satellite channel impairments (Doppler, path loss, noise). Then using captured IQ signals the attendants will follow a tutorial that will guide them to construct their own demodulator using the GNU Radio platform.