Research: Facilities

IT infrastructure

  • (sps1) Dell PowerEdge 1900, 2 x QuadCore Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5345 @ 2.33 GHz
    • 2x4 MB cache L2
    • 16 GB RAM
    • 7 TB (2x500 GB + 2x3 TB) RAID-1
  • (sps2) Dell PowerEdge 1950, 2 x QuadCore Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5430 @ 2.66 GHz
    • 2x6 MB cache L2
    • 24 GB RAM
    • 6 TB (2x3 TB) RAID-1
  • (sps3) GPU server, 1 x QuadCore Intel(R) Core i7-960 @ 3.20 GHz
    • 8 MB cache L2
    • 24 GB RAM
    • 600 GB
    • 1xNVIDIA Quadro Fermi 2000 (1 GB)
    • 1xNVIDIA Tesla C2070 (6 GB)
  • (sps4) Dell PowerEdge R415, 2 x SixCore AMD(R) Opteron(R) 4176HE @ 2.40 GHz
    • 6x512 kB cache L2 + 6 MB cache L3
    • 80 GB RAM
    • 1 TB (2x500 GB) RAID-1
  • (sps5) Dell PowerEdge R210II, 1 x DualCore Intel (R) Core i3-3240 @ 3.40 GHz
    • 3 MB cache L3
    • 32 GB RAM
    • 500 GB
  • (spw1) Dell PowerEdge R200, 1 x DualCore Intel(R) Xeon(R) E3110 @ 3.00 GHz
    • 6 MB cache L2
    • 4 GB RAM
    • 1 TB (2x500 GB) RAID-1
  • (spw2) Dell PowerEdge R240, 1 x QuadCore Intel(R) Xeon(R) E2224 @ 3.4 GH
    • 8 MB cache L2
    • 16 GB RAM
    • 2 TB (2x1 TB) RAID-1
  • Cisco SG112-24 Gigabit Ethernet Switch @ 24 ports.
  • Dell PowerConnect 2708 Gigabit Ethernet Switch @ 8 ports.
  • D-Link DNS-320 NAS with 1 x 1 TB hard disk.
  • Synology RS2414+ NAS with 12 x 6 TB hard disks.
  • Synology RX1217 expansion NAS with 5 x 14 TB hard disks.

  •  Total installed capacity:
    • 18 Intel Xeon + 4 Intel i7 + 2 Intel i3 + 12 AMD Opteron = 36 cores
    • 180 GB RAM.
    • 158.1 TB (16.1 TB @servers + 142 TB @NAS).
    • 32 Gigabit Ethernet ports.
GNSS equipment
  • Antennas:
    • Antcom G8Ant-3A4TB1 outdoor antenna (L1/E1/G1/B1, L2/G2/B2, B3, L5/E5, E6 bands).
    • Tallysman TW3972E indoor antenna (L1/E1/G1/B1, L2/G2/B2, G3, L5/E5 bands).
    • Antenna array based on three Tallysman TW3742-01 outdoor antennas (L1/E1/G1/B1 bands).
    • Drotek DA910 outdoor antenna (L1/E1/G1/B1, L2/G2/B2, B3, L5/E5b, E6 bands).
    • Fraunhoffer dual circular polarization (DCP) GNSS antenna (L1/E1/G1/B1, L2/G2/B2, B3, L5/E5, E6 bands).
    • Several low-cost L1/E1 patch antennas.
  • Receivers:
    • Ifen SX-NSR multi-GNSS real-time navigation software receiver.
    • uBlox EVK-5H GPS-L1/Galileo-E1 receiver.
    • NordNav R25 GPS-L1 receiver.
    • In-house high-sensitivity GNSS software receiver (GPS-L1/L5, Galileo-E1/E5a).
  • Datagrabbers:
    • LabSat GPS-L1 recorder and replayer.
    • IoT GNSS sensor bsed on Raspberry Pi ZeroW and RTL-SDR USB dongle (in-house development)
    • Gage CompuScope 12100 acquisition card, 2 x 100Msamples/s, 12 bits channels.
    • 4 x GN3S sampler based on the SiGe 4140L GPS ASIC. 
    • Namuru-II platform.
Software Defined Radio (SDR)
  • 1 x USRP NI-2955
  • 1 x USRP X300
  • 1 x USRP N200
  • 3 x USRP2
  • 1 x USRP E100
  • 2 x TWIN RX @ [10MHz-6GHz]
  • 4 x XCVR2450 daughterboards @ 2.4/2.5 GHz
  • 4 x DBSRX2 daughterboards @ [800MHz-2.35GHz] 
  • 4 x SBX daughterboards @ [400MHz-4.4GHz]
  • 1 x LFRX daughterboard @ [DC-30MHz]
  • 1 x LFTX daughterboard @ [DC-30MHz]
  • 1 x WBX daughterboard @ [50MHz-2.2GHz]
  • 1 x OctoClock
  • 1 x Wenzel 10 MHz-SC Citrine Dual OCXO
  • 1 x LiveUSB SDR kit
  • 2 x RTL-SDR RTL2832U @ [24MHz-1.766GHz]
 
Wireless Communications equipment 
  • WiMax base station:
    • Alvarion BreezeMAX3000 @ 3.5GHz, 13-28 dBm output power.
  • WiMax outdoor user terminals:
    • Alvarion BreezeMax PRO-DMe-SA @ 12Mbps with 17dBi directive antenna.
    • Alvarion BreezeMax PRO-DMe-SE @ 12Mbps with 2dBi omniazimuthal antenna.
  • WiMax indoor user terminal:
    • Alvarion BreezeMAX Si @ 12Mbps with 22dBm (max) output power.
  • WiFi Yellowjacket 802.11 PHI/MAC analyzer.