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LTE Transmitter Using Zynq®-Based Software-Defined Radio (SDR)

This example shows how to use the Communications Toolbox™ Support Package for Xilinx® Zynq®-Based Radio with MATLAB® and LTE Toolbox™ to generate an LTE transmission. If you have a second SDR platform, you can capture and decode the transmitted signal and decode the broadcast channel by using the LTE Receiver Using Zynq®-Based Software-Defined Radio (SDR) example.

Example Summary

LTE Toolbox can be used to generate standard-compliant baseband IQ downlink and uplink reference measurement channel (RMC) waveforms and downlink test model (E-TM) waveforms. These baseband waveforms can be modulated for RF transmission using SDR radio hardware such as Xilinx Zynq-based radio.

This example generates eight frames of a baseband RMC waveform using the LTE Toolbox. By looping transmission of these eight frames with the Zynq radio hardware for a specified time period, the example creates a continuous RF LTE waveform.

If you have a second SDR platform, capture the transmitted waveform and decode the broadcast channel using the companion example LTE Receiver Using Zynq®-Based Software-Defined Radio (SDR).

Support Package

Use the Add-On Explorer to install the required support package.

More information about other supported SDR platforms can be found here.

Full Example

The full example description and source code can be found in the Communications Toolbox Support Package for Xilinx Zynq-Based Radio documentation under the name LTE Transmitter Using Analog Devices AD9361/AD9364 (Communications Toolbox Support Package for Xilinx Zynq-Based Radio).