Research: Facilities

Servers infrastructure

  • Dell PowerEdge 1900, 2 x QuadCore Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5345 @ 2.33GHz (sps1)
    • 2x4MB cache L2
    • 16GB RAM
    • 7TB (2x500GB + 2x3TB) RAID-1
  • Dell PowerEdge 1950, 2 x QuadCore Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5430 @ 2.66GHz (sps2)
    • 2x6MB cache L2
    • 24 GB RAM
    • 6TB (2x3TB) RAID-1
  • GPU server, 1 x QuadCore Intel(R) Core i7-960 @ 3.20GHz (sps3)
    • 8 MB cache L2
    • 24GB RAM
    • 600GB
    • 1xNVIDIA Quadro Fermi 2000 (1GB)
    • 1xNVIDIA Tesla C2070 (6GB)
  • Dell PowerEdge R415, 2 x SixCore AMD(R) Opteron(R) 4176HE @ 2.40 GHz (sps4)
    • 6x512kB cache L2 + 6MB cache L3
    • 80 GB RAM
    • 1TB (2x500GB) RAID-1
  • Dell PowerEdge R210II, 1 x DualCore Intel (R) Core i3-3240 @ 3.40 GHz (sps5)
    • 3MB cache L3
    • 32 GB RAM
    • 500GB
  • Dell PowerEdge R200, 1 x DualCore Intel(R) Xeon(R) E3110 @ 3.00GHz (spw1)
    • 6MB cache L2
    • 4GB RAM
    • 1TB (2x500GB) RAID-1
  • Dell PowerConnect 2724 Gigabit Ethernet Switch @ 24 ports.
  • Dell PowerConnect 2708 Gigabit Ethernet Switch @ 8 ports.
  • D-Link DNS-320 NAS storage (1TB)

  •  Total installed capacity:
    • 18 Intel Xeon + 4 Intel i7 + 2 Intel i3 + 12 AMD Opteron = 36 cores
    • 180 GB RAM.
    • 16.1 TB HD.
    • 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).
    • Several low-cost L1/E1 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.
    • 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 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 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.