A GPS L1-frequency signal is recorded using a receiver such as an R&S®TSMW or an R&S®FSV. Then the I/Q data is stored via the digital I/Q interface on an R&S®IQR device. Playback is realized using an R&S®SMBV signal generator that is also connected to an R&S®IQR via a digital I/Q interface.
The R&S®SMBV100A supports receiver testing under realistic conditions by offering features such as obscuration simulation and automatic multipath generation. Out of a multitude of possible test scenarios – with predefined or user-specific settings – this application note presents some examples to give an impression of the instrument’s capabilities.
Testing global navigation satellite system (GNSS) receivers can be done easily, reliably and cost-efficiently by using the R&S®SMBV100A vector signal generator. This GNSS simulator can generate GPS, Glonass and Galileo signals for up to 24 satellites in real time. This application note explains how to perform automated receiver tests using the R&S®SMBV100A.
Location Based Services (LBS) involves the process of determining where a device is located. Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) based solutions are highly accurate and the technology of choice for absolute position accuracy, providing the device has a good line-of-sight, but this is not always the case. A device can be in a highly dense… Read more »
Rohde & Schwarz USA, Inc.
Rohde & Schwarz is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of Test & Measurement, Secure Communications, Monitoring and Network Testing, and Broadcasting equipment. Founded more than 80 years ago, the independent company has an extensive sales and service network with subsidiaries and representatives in more than 70 countries. Incorporated in the United States since 1978, Rohde & Schwarz USA, Inc. has a large team of sales and application engineers throughout North America with regional offices in Maryland, Texas, California, and Oregon. We have a world-class service facility in Columbia, Maryland and our customers can expect extensive after-sales support, including training, free technical support and close personal contact from our engineers out in the field.