Thunder SDR Waveform Development and Test System

The Thunder SDR System is an affordable, wide-band, high performance SDR platform from DataSoft. Thunder is a full duplex COTS solution that provides signal communications systems engineers and waveform developers with a fully-functional, reconfigurable radio development platform. The Thunder platform is offered in two distinct RF operating ranges:  400 MHz to 4000 MHz and 30 MHz to 1600 MHz. The direct conversion architecture provides continuous RF coverage over each operating range.

The platform includes a full-duplex RF transceiver system, a consolidated digital system, and a wide-band RF front end module, all operating in an open source Linux-based environment and enclosed in a 1U housing. A full software development kit with the newly released DataSoft Probe Toolbox, for waveform development and debug, is now available with all Thunder platforms.  

Thunder SDR Platform


Software Defined Radio Probe Toolbox

The SDR Probe Toolbox is designed to reduce turn around time for developing new waveforms on DataSoft SDR platforms by providing a focused, multiprocessor debugging capability during integration. The Probe Toolbox is a real-time debugging tool with the ability to prove and excite waveform elements, allowing piecemeal integration of waveform components one-by-one. Probe data is visualized with an internal visualizer (ProbeViz), eliminating the need for third party tooling licenses for data visualization. When using the software probes, the porting engineer can study real-time data in any connected waveform with complete ease.