Tag Archives: Silicon Labs

Guest Post: Joris’ home brew Si4835-based receiver

Many thanks to Joris van Scheindelen (PE1KTH)–an SWLing Post contributor from the Netherlands–for the following guest post: High Tech AM-FM DSP Receiver From The old mode AM is still an interesting mode for amateur radio communication, also in amplitude CW. Building … Continue reading

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Silicon Labs DSP chip homebrew receiver

The Silicon Labs Si4730 series DSP receiver chip powers many of the portable shortwave radios currently on the market. Manufacturers are not the only ones implementing the chip in receiver design, however; radio enthusiasts are too. I recently discovered this … Continue reading

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SiLabs brings shortwave to car radios

Silicon Labs, a manufacture of DSP (Digital Signal Processing) chips that are in many of the shortwave radios we feature here on SWLing.com, is now taking their technology to car radios. They have announced the Si476x chip family which features AM/FM, longwave, … Continue reading

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Silicon Labs Si4734 DSP-based shortwave radios

I have gone through our Shortwave Radio Index (SWRI) and tagged every portable radio that is based on the Silicon Labs Si4734 DSP chipset. The Si4734 has been one of the biggest innovations to happen to portable receivers in recent … Continue reading

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Silicon Labs ships one billionth DSP radio chip

Silicon Labs, the chip manufacturer behind some of the best portable shortwave radios in the market (including Tecsun and Grundig) has sold its one billionth DSP radio chip. Silicon Labs has been one of the best things to happen to … Continue reading

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