Real-Time Data Transfer Based on Software Defined Radio Technique using Gnu radio/USRP
Ponnaluru Sowjanya1, Penke Satyanarayana2

1Ponnaluru Sowjanya*, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, Vaddeswaram, (AP), India.
2Penke Satyanarayana, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation, Vaddeswaram, (AP), India.
Manuscript received on September 23, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on October 20, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 30, 2019. | PP: 279-288 | Volume-9 Issue-1, October 2019 | Retrieval Number: A1140109119/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.A1140.109119
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Abstract: Software Defined Radio (SDR) offers a extensive radio communication platform that uses software updates to make use of fresh technology. From SDR, the idea of an Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) has evolved to personalize SDRs. The channel dispersiveness causes Inter Symbol Interference (ISI) but OFDM is more resistant at these condition because of this reason it is widely used in wireless communication systems. OFDM is having a good performance in terms of Bit Error Rate (BER) and high spectrum efficiency, so it is considered as a key role for next generation wireless communication system. In this paper, three different types of data are transferred in a real time SDR of OFDM transceiver using GNU Radio Universal Software Radio Peripheral (USRP). OFDM is extremely sensitive for synchronization errors such as time and frequency offsets and to estimate channel condition. Therefore, a standard algorithm is applied to solve synchronization and channel estimation problems in SDR based OFDM system. This testbed is implemented using two USRPs of model N210 as transmitter and receiver with an open source of GNU Radio as a software. The implementation of OFDM is evaluated for different types of information like text, audio and Image. This evaluates the BER v/s SNR for real time data transmission in SDR Environment.
Keywords: SDR, OFDM, GNU Radio, USRP N210, Channel Estimation, Synchronization.