Never mind; I just realized this is for appropriate padding for the
Looking at the GRC block “packet encoder” and the corresponding example
it is not clear to me why the “packet encoder” needs to have access to
the parameters “samples_per_symbol” and “bits_per_symbol”.
My understanding is that the output of this block should be a stream of
bits (packed into bytes) that will then be used by an appropriate
modulator. The latter needs to know these two parameters, but NOT the