Skip to content
Switch branches/tags

Name already in use

A tag already exists with the provided branch name. Many Git commands accept both tag and branch names, so creating this branch may cause unexpected behavior. Are you sure you want to create this branch?
Go to file
Cannot retrieve contributors at this time
# This demo shows how to program signal generation and spectrum sensing tasks
# in advance. This allows experimenter to set up multiple nodes in the testbed
# to perform simultaneous tasks.
import logging
import time
from vesna import alh
from vesna.alh.signalgenerator import SignalGenerator, SignalGeneratorProgram
from vesna.alh.spectrumsensor import SpectrumSensor, SpectrumSensorProgram
def main():
# Turn on logging so that we can see ALH requests happening in the
# background.
coor = alh.ALHWeb("", 10001)
# Nodes 16 and 17 are equipped with an 2.4 GHz tranceiver (CC2500 on
# SNE-ISMTV-24) that is capable of transmitting and receiving on the
# 2.4 GHz ISM band.
node16 = alh.ALHProxy(coor, 16)
node17 = alh.ALHProxy(coor, 17)
# We will use node 16 as a signal generator. We wrap its ALHProxy
# object with a SignalGenerator object for convenience.
generator = SignalGenerator(node16)
# Set up a transmission configuration for 2.425 GHz and 0 dBm
generator_config_list = generator.get_config_list()
tx_config = generator_config_list.get_tx_config(2425e6, 0)
if tx_config is None:
raise Exception("Node can not scan specified frequency range.")
# We will use node 17 as a spectrum sensor. Again, we wrap it with a
# SpectrumSensor object for convenience.
sensor = SpectrumSensor(node17)
# We set up a frequency sweep configuration covering 2.40 GHz to 2.45
# GHz band with 400 kHz steps.
sensor_config_list = sensor.get_config_list()
sweep_config = sensor_config_list.get_sweep_config(2400e6, 2450e6, 400e3)
if sweep_config is None:
raise Exception("Node can not scan specified frequency range.")
# Take note of current time.
now = time.time()
# SignalGeneratorProgram and SpectrumSensorProgram objects allow us to
# program signal generation and spectrum sensing tasks in advance.
# In this case, we setup a signal generation task using the
# configuration we prepared above starting 10 seconds from now and
# lasting for 20 seconds.
# Similarly for spectrum sensing, we setup a task using frequency sweep
# we prepared above starting 5 seconds from now and lasting for 30
# seconds. Results of the measurement will be stored in slot 4.
generator_program = SignalGeneratorProgram(tx_config, now + 10, 20)
sensor_program = SpectrumSensorProgram(sweep_config, now + 5, 30, 4)
# Now actually send instructions over the management network to nodes
# in the testbed.
# Query the spectrum sensing node and wait until the task has been
# completed.
while not sensor.is_complete(sensor_program):
print "waiting..."
# Retrieve spectrum sensing results. This might take a while since the
# management mesh network is slow.
result = sensor.retrieve(sensor_program)
# Write results into a CSV file.