In case you missed it
For all of the latest bladeRF software defined radio project updates please follow our blog http://www.nuand.com/blog/ .
In case you missed it we are now on stable release 2015.02, which is available... Read more
bladeRF OpenBTS support update
A beta release of OpenBTS support is now available at https://github.com/Nuand/dev ! Client phones can now associate, and use OpenBTS, there are still a few fixes in the works for... Read more
As a quick announcement, we are still looking for a few beta testers for our highly experimental OpenBTS release candidate, https://github.com/Nuand/OpenBTS . Please join us on IRC at... Read more
2013 in review
Thank you all for a great year of support, feedback, and interesting projects. With your encouragement and the passion we have see from the community, we see... Read more
bladeRF now supports SDR-Radio, and headless mode (FPGA auto-loading)
We have added many new exciting features and improvements to bladeRF in the past couple of weeks. By upgrading to the latest FX3 image ( http://nuand.com/fx3/latest.img )... Read more
Platform support update
We have come a long way with our platform support in the past couple of weeks. We have added and tested DC calibration, sped up FPGA programming,... Read more
We have spent the last week working on platform support. Windows and Linux installation procedures have been updated and can be found at https://github.com/nuand/bladerf/wiki (OSX installations should flow... Read more
A community member who goes by handle Acceleron uploaded designs for a case for the bladeRF to thingiverse this past week ( http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:137021 ). We also uploaded the... Read more
Order status update
bladeRF is now officially in stock! Thank you all so much for backing us and making this project a reality.
For those of you that have... Read more
We hope that most of you are enjoying using your bladeRFs! We still have a few (mostly international) orders that we still have to ship out, these... Read more
GPIO boards and bladeRFs
We received a sizable shipment of nearly 200 bladeRFs on Thursday, we're calibrating them over the weekend. This also means that we now have enough units... Read more
More bladeRFs and tutorials
We shipped nearly 230 boards this past week! Surprisingly, the most time intensive part of the whole order fulfillment process, besides testing and calibrating each unit... Read more
Even more bladeRFs have shipped!
We have received about 200 bladeRFs, and sent out about half of them. We intend to double the number of calibrated and shipped boards by the... Read more
Units are shipping!
We shipped our first units from a batch of 100 units this week! Unfortunately our assembly house is having some difficulty sticking to their original timeline;... Read more
Production units are rolling in
Many 115KLE bladeRFs have been produced this week, and many more of the remaining boards will be completed next week! We will begin shipping units as soon... Read more
The bladeRFs are almost here!
We've continued expanding bladeRF's software support, so by the time you start receiving your units there should be a pretty seamless bladeRF experience! We've received word from... Read more
We have received word that we will be receiving units the week of June 26th. We've been preparing our backend for this, so we will send everyone... Read more
Code and other updates
We pushed a lot of code to our Github ( https://github.com/Nuand/bladeRF/ ) this past week, but we still have a lot left to release. As the software development... Read more
This was a rather uneventful week as we are waiting for the boards to finish getting assembled. We are also waiting on another MXA to be delivered... Read more
May Update (2/24)
As we wait for the boards to get assembled we've been spending our time conducting RF calibration and collecting EVM measurements. The attached screenshots can be viewed in... Read more
Pre-production unit update
Last week’s batch of pre-production units functioned well enough for us to feel comfortable about manufacturing the rest of the pre-production units (pictured below); according to our manufacturer... Read more
The boards are arriving
We just received a few (5) assembled samples of the pre-production boards today. The rest will be here mid to late next week and so we hope... Read more
The pre-production boards are still being assembled, they should be completed any week now. We are making good progress on the software and order fulfillment systems we promised, so... Read more
Last April Update (2/27)
This past week was rather uneventful. As we continue to wait for the boards to get assembled we'll update the FPGA, firmware, drivers, and user mode applications. We... Read more
(Late-Friday night) Weekly 4/19 Update
This week was pretty exciting, we were dropped off 4 large boxes full of components at the assembly house in San Francisco (scroll down for pictures). The... Read more
Weekly update (4/12)
Hello backers, We were able to get revised delivery dates for all of our components this past week. We will have everything we'll need for the mass-production run... Read more
So we have received most of the components needed for the pre-production run (scroll down to see, larger pics with captions are available on our blog at... Read more
End of March Update
This week was rather exciting, we finished sourcing all of the components and it seems like everything is in stock and its way for our pre-production... Read more
As expected, this past week was filled with many component sourcing tasks. We encountered an issue with the availability of one of the power regulators but we... Read more
Weekly update (3/16)
As we said last week, this week was going to be spent sourcing components. As of the moment, all of the high risk components are in our... Read more
We have spent the past week tracking packages, sourcing components with longer lead times, and preparing purchase orders. There don't appear to be any supply chain issues... Read more
We made it!
Thank you for the support everyone. It has been a hard yet fun and very rewarding road getting to this point.
In the coming weeks we are going to mail... Read more
Upgrades, updates, and new tiers
It's been a busy week, we were going to announce this earlier but it took a while to negotiate with our distributors. The bladeRFs will now ship with... Read more
Due to the outpouring of support we saw last week we thought it would be fitting to get a head start on finalizing our mass production plans, so we headed to the... Read more
Thank you everyone for the tremendous amount of support you have shown for the bladeRF! It has been amazing to see our initial goal being reached in less than 8... Read more
How low can you go?
We hear where everyone is coming from with the lack of the HF and VHF bands. Let me take some time to explain a little bit about why that is... Read more