Software Defined Radio for the Common Man

Software Defined Radio.  The term doesn’t mean much to the average
person. But to certain security and defense industry types, the word
brings a gleam to their eyes: to them it means multiple levels of
security, the ability to share and protect data, and the ability to
change the encodings and waveforms that implement their protocols – on
the fly.

But… what would this kind of technology mean to the average guy? In this BBC news item,
the experts allude to a brave new world of wireless toys utilizing
SDR. It kind-of glosses over the real guts and technology of SDR.

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