Hello Your discussions are very relevant to an topic we in the radio astronomy group are interested in. We’re looking for transient events and would very much appreciate examples of block implementations that write out selected events, as time series or as spectra.
Thansk, Best Regards Glen > On Feb 13, 2018, at 4:39 PM, Tellrell White <rell...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Updates: > @ Michael I followed your advice and "vectorized" the complex to mag^2 block > creating a variable for vector length equal to 1024, which I set as the > vector length of this block. I noticed that this changed the color of the > output port of the block. > > Next, I "vectorized" the custom ED block as well. One question I do have is > is there a way to find out the length of the input vector that is passed to > the block just to confirm that there are 1024 values being passed? I checked > the length of the input_items used in the work function and it prints 1, > which I'm assuming is equal to an array of length 1024 since this is the > vector length parameter i set in the ED block and also, because this is the > vector length I set for the complex to mag^2 block as well. > > As a result of making these changes to the custom block, now, I'm simply > taking the array of input_items, normalizing them, and then comparing to a > threshold as before. I'm assuming this is all that needs to be done assuming > the block is taking in vectors of length 1024. > > @Marcus I think your question does warrant some consideration and perhaps is > the better approach. Besides this approach being easier, and I'm assuming > less of a strain on the cpu are there any other reasons for this approach? > > > I've attached an updated flow graph used for testing > > On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 11:36 AM, Müller, Marcus (CEL) <muel...@kit.edu> > wrote: > Just another thought: Why convert every single FFT output vector from > linear to dB with a logarithm (that's a very complicated function!) > just to then compare it to a threshold, if you could also just convert > the threshold to linear once? > > Best regards, > Marcus > On Mon, 2018-02-12 at 10:21 -0500, Michael Dickens wrote: > > In GRC, you open the "complex to ||^2" block settings & set the vector > > length to whatever you want. I'd advise using a variable that's defined in > > GRC, and then use it for any blocks that require the vector setting; that > > way you can change the variable value & all blocks are updated with it. > > Hope this is useful. - MLD > > > > On Mon, Feb 12, 2018, at 10:17 AM, Tellrell White wrote: > > > Thanks for the response. That's exactly what I'm trying to accomplish. > > > You mention the "complex to ||^2 can be vectorized. My question is how > > > exactly do you go about doing that? > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Discuss-gnuradio mailing list > > Discussemail@example.com > > https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss-gnuradio > > <ener_dtec_sim1.grc>_______________________________________________ > Discuss-gnuradio mailing list > Discussfirstname.lastname@example.org > https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss-gnuradio _______________________________________________ Discuss-gnuradio mailing list Discussemail@example.com https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss-gnuradio