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Oscillators for SDR applications in Rust

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An essential part of a radio is an oscillator. This is the same for a radio implemented in hardware as well as software defined radios (SDR). This blog post explores different ways an oscillator can be implemented in software using the programming language Rust.

A better way to handle audio devices for digital modes

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Working with digital modes, usually, is done by paring a computer with a transceiver. This mostly involves some sort of audio device. That audio device then is used to pass audio from the transceiver to the software doing the digital stuff, and the other way around. Documentations for various digital modes, explains to you how to use complicated steps and cryptic devices names to get the job done. But it does not have to be that way.