Implementation of VOR receiver with the RTL-SDR

Citation Author(s):
R. Mello
Submitted by:
Rafael Mello
Last updated:
Thu, 11/08/2018 - 10:34
DOI:
10.21227/ybyy-1q70
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Abstract 

A VOR receiver based on Software-Defined Radio is presented. Experiments showed that the system indicated the radials of the VOR station of São José dos Campos with an average error rate of less than 1% and a standard deviation of less than 2.14% in relation to those calculated cartographically. The results suggest that low volume and weight SDR-based VOR receivers can be developed with processing on microcontrollers or FPGAs to equip drones that need to operate in aerodrome environments.

 

Instructions: 

Make sure your RTL-SDR is installed and plugged in.

Press 'run' and answer the two questions that will appear on the screen.

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