Customizable RF frequency Generator and receiver
kowshik1729 last edited by
I would like to know how can we generate RF waves with customizable frequency. For example the generic RF modules which we get in the market operates at a frequency of 433MHz. But I wanna make a transmitter and receiver pair that can operate on freqeuncy that can be customized by me. How can I do it? Please guide me. Thanks in advance..!!
salmanfaris last edited by salmanfaris
This is an interesting question, Traditionally we are using mixers, filters, amplifiers, modulators/demodulators, detectors, etc to build a radio communication system and it's tightly coupled with hardware. And there are many types of frequency modulation like FM, AM, FSK, LoRa etc.
(Source : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radio)
To generate a different band we need to use a specific combination of mixers, filters, amplifiers, modulators/demodulator, also most of the scenario we only use a specific frequency to communicate in cost-efficient ways like 2.4 GHz for WiFi and Bluetooth but we use different modulations like GFSK in BT Classic and DSSS, FHSS in IEEE802.11 etc. And building many different combinations of mixers, filters, amplifiers are not cost-effective and economic.But using the SDR (Software Defines Radio ) we can achieve this,
A basic SDR system may consist of a personal computer equipped with a sound card, or other analogue-to-digital converter, preceded by some form of RF front end. Significant amounts of signal processing are handed over to the general-purpose processor, rather than being done in special-purpose hardware (electronic circuits). Such a design produces a radio which can receive and transmit widely different radio protocols (sometimes referred to as waveforms) based solely on the software used. (Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software-defined_radio)
So as an answer to your question, yes we can generate radio frequency but it's high cost and not economical, also with the help of the SDR system we can solve the issues.
You can also try SDR via online using https://eshail.batc.org.uk/nb/ , it was hosted at Goonhilly Earth Station in Cornwall, England.
@Anudeep Thanks a lot m8, I actually made a very silly mistake of including the https:// while entering FIREBASE_HOST, where I must have entered the Domain name alone and removed the https:// extension.
Thanks again for replying that quick. Cheers.
Hello @Palani, In the Firebase, there are two types of storage,Cloud Firestore (Very recent one & NoSQL database) Realtime Database (To which we upload the data using NodeMCU)
In the Arduino Code, you can see that there is a variable named FIREBASE_AUTH.
This variable should be assigned to the Database secret. This you can find in Project Settings -> Service accounts -> Database Secrets.
My mistake is, i have mistakenly assigned thay to Web API key. This is found at Project Settings -> General.
The error can also occur when u don't initialise a proper realtime database in Firebase. (This is not my case).
@Anudeep Hello Anudeep could you please help me out by elaborating the fix to get rid of that error?
Thanks in advance.
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@kowshik1729 If you are using an external high-speed switch, there is only one one clock generator for both wifi and BLE and the high-speed switch you mentioned is Ultra-Wideband (UWB) 3–8 GHz from its datasheet
you also check this solution that I shared in the previous post.
There is a special option called “Software controls WiFi/ Bluetooth coexistence” it can control the ESP32's Bluetooth and Wi-Fi coexistence using software, more details: https://www.espressif.com/sites/default/files/documentation/ESP32_FAQs__EN.pdf