Sub-1 GHz RF Spectrum Analyzer Tool

Hardware Specifications

  • Based on the sub-1GHz CC430 MCU
  • CC430/MSP-SA430-SUB1GHZ Supported Frequency Ranges:
    • 300 – 348 MHz
    • 389 – 464 MHz
    • 779 – 928 MHz
  • Minimal Frequency Step: 397 Hz typ.
  • Maximum input level: -40 dBm typ (range extendable with attenuators)
  • Minimum detectable level: -100 dBm typ.
  • Level Resolution: 0.5 dB

GUI Features

  • Open source QT-based Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • Flexible GUI allows developers to set desired frequency range and amplitude to measure
  • Configurable to show continuous sweep readings or single snapshots
  • Up to 4 traces can be visualized on the GUI, which can be configured to show maximum, average or actual readings.
  • Markers are available for easy measurement readings. These markers can be controlled manually using a jog wheel, or dynamic based on auto peak detection
  • The GUI view can be configured to show grids, customizable labels, inverted colors and other options
  • Screenshot capability is available to record readings as .pdf or .png file types.
  • Traces can be exported as comma separated file
  • Configuration settings for the GUI can be saved and loaded for future measurements