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Sigmira™ is a Software Defined Radio (SDR) application program that runs on Windows and Linux. It operates with with an external conventional receiver, RFSpace SDR-IQ™, RPSpace SDR-14™, or SDR-RADIO.com networked receiver. Sigmira offers wideband spectrographic, waterfall, and phase plane displays. It also demodulates various military, utility, and "ham" radio signals.

Sigmira's features include:

  • "Waterfall" and spectrograph displays of up to 200 kHz width with the SDR-IQ™/SDR-14™.
  • Demodulation of HFDL, PSK31, FSK, SITOR-B, CW, and NFM modes.
  • Demodulation of NATO STANAG 4285.
  • Demodulation of the "Japanese Navy Slot Machine"
  • Point and click signal selection/tuning.
  • Signal Database with automated tuning and logging.
  • Phase plane display.
  • Playback of saved .wav files.
  • 16 bit sampling. Typical sampling rate: 48 ksps.
  • Signal strength meter.
  • Adjustable squelch.
  • Clock display with UTC and local time.

The distribution package includes examples of HFDL, PSK31, RTTY, FSK, SITOR-B, CW, NFM, JSM, and STANAG 4285 signals in .wav files.

A database of over a thousand signals is also included in the distribution package.

And it's free.

The manual:   sigmira_manual

Download Windows version:   sigtools_1r11b_installer

The Linux version:   sigmira_1t7.zip

Sigmira has been combined with XDFilt in the "sigtools" installer.

The features.dat file has expired. Whether you have an existing installation or are doing a new installation you need to replace the 'features.dat' file. The replacement can be obtained here: features.dat   Place it at <sigmira_install_root>/bin/features.dat. (If you used the default settings on your original install then <sigmira_install_root> is c:\apps\sigtools_1r11b.)

Sigmira_1r7™ is included in Sigtools_1r11. The new version can be installed without removing the older one. The desktop shortcuts will point to the last one installed.
If you remove the older version and have edited or customized your signal database be sure to make a backup copy of your "sigmira.sdb" file before removing the old version.

Note that the minimum tested configuration is with a 2 GHz Pentium 4 with 480 MB of RAM running Windows XP SP2. CPU usage is 10% in USB mode and 50% in S4285 mode.

To report bugs please send email to the address given on the 'contact' page: http://www.saharlow.com/contact

SDR-IQ™ is a trademark of RFSpace, Inc.
SDR-14™ is a trademark of RFSpace, Inc.
Sigmira™ is a trademark of Steven A. Harlow.

Copyright 2015, Steven A. Harlow