Software Defined Radio (SDR) system:

  1. aims to replace hardware with software in communication
  2. reduces logistical support and operating expenditures
  3. utilises spread spectrum and ultra wideband techniques 

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Software Defined Radio utilize and benefit from SDR technologies to solve market specific problems such as; cost of development, cost of production, cost of upgrades and maintenance, time to market in supporting new and evolving air interface standards, or problems associated with network interoperability. These have been deployed on wide scale in Indian defense system in recent years.

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