CATV to USRP?


#1

what would be the best RX card and what kind of attenuation circuitry
will i need to implement for tuning in the entire bandwidth of RF from
my local cable company?


#2

On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 9:22 PM, davek removed_email_address@domain.invalid wrote:

what would be the best RX card and what kind of attenuation circuitry
will i need to implement for tuning in the entire bandwidth of RF from
my local cable company?

TVRX is pretty much exactly what you’re asking for. It’s possible
that some CATV providers are putting things above 870MHz but I haven’t
seen that myself.


#3

ok, but how do i make the physical connection?


#4

On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 11:49 PM, davek removed_email_address@domain.invalid wrote:

ok, but how do i make the physical connection?

It’s a standard TV module with an F-connector (on the RF side). I
imagine a piece of RG-6 would suffice for most commercial cable
systems.

http://www.ettus.com/images/TVRX.jpg

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