RSD News

Feb 2020: Introductory Hands On SDR Course - A practical introduction to SDR for harware engineers

Oct 2019: Revised  Essentials of Radio Systems courses held in Dresden and Newport


Sept 2019: New lecture dates for 2020

Mar 2019: Completed new tunable filters with USB control.

Jan 2019: Update to lecture dates 2019

Aug 2018: Substantial new contract for manufacture of USB controlled tunable high Q ceramic resonator filter.

July 2018: Published on github, a comprehensive python class to interface and control ADALM pluto SDR. See link

Apr 2018: Published a paper on SDR and presented it at the April ARMMS conference in Oxford, England.

Oct 2017: Update to lecture dates 2017 -18.

Mar 2017: Production ready delivery of further WiFi enhancement devices.

Jan 2017: Experimentation with pre-release ALALM Pluto SDR for Software Defind Radio applications.

Sep 2016: RSD completes a prototype highly selective, tunable filter for enhanced WiFi reception.

Feb 2016: Completed ultra low noise LNA front end, with bypass for cellular system monitoring.


Mar 2015: Completed development and delivered a range if dedicated channel high Q ceramic filters.

Jan 2014: Delivery of prototype high Q ceramic resonator filters.
Oct 2013: Update to lecture dates 2014.


Mar 2013: RSD completes qualification of advanced UMTS monitoring masthead devices.


Jan 2013: Update to lecture dates 2013.


Dec 2012: Finishing the year with a flurry of lectures, so thank to all the students in Leeds, Barcelona and San Jose.


Sept 2012: New lecture dates set for 2013.


May 2012: RSD completes qualification of a new PCB coating suitable for RF circuits; demonstrating high resistance to water and chemical exposure with minimal affect on RF performance.


March 2012: Radio System Design Ltd, sales pass £1 million since incorporation 3 years ago. 


Feb 2012: Thanks for the hospitality and engaging discussions from the engineers at the recent course in Limerick.


Dec 2011: RSD completes a record financial year.


Oct 2011: Thanks to staff and engineers attending the recent courses in Toulouse and Manchester.


Sept 2011: New lecture dates set for 2012. RSD has also completed upgrades to noise measurement facilities with new equipment and screened measurement facilities.


May 2011: Thanks to all the recent students in Copenhagen and Boson, for attending stimulating classes on topics of radio design.


April 2011: RSD completes a substantial order of enhanced signal monitoring equipment.  The units designed and tested in the last 6 months

increase functionality with added signal detection features and the ability to work autonomously for unsupervised monitoring and detection locations.


Jan 2011: RSD completes the contract for upgrade of all previous single band monitors.


Nov 2010: RSD completes the development of advanced monitoring capabilities to extend the exisiting masthead products.


April 2010: RSD expands measurement facilities with additional capital equipment.


March 2010: RSD completes product expansion with UMTS band variant.


Nov 2009: RSD has just completed a substantial development project with a family of bespoke masthead radio monitoring equipment. Different units for all 4 major international frequency bands have been made, featuring low noise, high dynamic range and individual channel gain control, all

controlled via an RS485 communications bus.