We made it!

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  Thank you for the support everyone. It has been a hard yet fun and very rewarding road getting to this point. In the coming weeks we are going to mail the beta units to our backers, finish sourcing all of the components for the mass production run, finalize all of the engineering details on… Read more »

Upgrades and Updates

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  It’s been a busy week, we were going to announce this earlier but it took a while to negotiate with our distributors. The bladeRFs will now ship with RF shields! The shields will have removable tin caps to offer the most flexible shields possible because after all, this is a development kit. There are… Read more »

Weekend update

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  Due to the outpouring of support we saw last week we thought it would be fitting to get a head start on finalizing our mass production plans, so we headed to the PCB manufacturing facility! Ensuring that our design files and test procedure are well understood by the manufacturer are very important for building a quality… Read more »

Kickstarter update

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  Thank you everyone for the tremendous amount of support you have shown for the bladeRF! It has been amazing to see our initial goal being reached in less than 8 days. Along the way we have been featured by Hackaday, Slashdot, and mentioned by some very inspiring people via Twitter! We were taken by surprise by the… Read more »

How low can you go?

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  We hear where everyone is coming from with the lack of the HF and VHF bands.  Let me take some time to explain a little bit about why that is the case. The main RF transceiver, the LimeMicro LMS6002D which makes all of this possible, is designed for wide bandwidth communication – specifically 1.5MHz… Read more »