This file contains important information about NI-RFmx Waveform Creator and is organized into the following sections:
NI-RFmx Waveform Creator 3.0 includes the following new features:
NI-RFmx Waveform Creator 2.5 includes the following new features:
NI-RFmx Waveform Creator 2.4 includes the following new features:
Device-specific information about these modules is included in the NI RF Vector Signal Generators Help.
Device-specific information about these modules is included in the NI RF Vector Signal Transceivers Help.
NI-RFmx Waveform Creator 3.0 supports the following operating systems:
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Note NI-RFmx Waveform Creator 3.0 does not support Windows Server non-R2 editions.
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*Depending on the amount of data acquired and/or processed, a larger amount of memory may be required.
Select Start»All Programs»National Instruments»NI-RFmx Waveform Creator»NI-RFmx Waveform Creator to launch the NI-RFmx Waveform Creator.
Documentation for NI-RFmx Waveform Creator is located at Start»All Programs»National Instruments»NI-RFmx Waveform Creator»NI-RFmx Waveform Creator Documentation. The documentation set is composed of the following documents.
|NI-RFmx Waveform Creator Help||HTML/Windows Help|| Information about the NI-RFmx Waveform Creator. This help file is an HTML version of a traditional user manual that includes the following information: |
|NI-RFmx Waveform Creator 3.0 Readme||HTML (this document)||Information about supported hardware and operating systems, new features, fixed issues, and legal notices.|
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The following items are the behavior changes in NI-RFmx Waveform Creator 3.0 from NI-RFmx Waveform Creator 2.5.
The following items are the behavior changes in NI-RFmx Waveform Creator 2.5 from NI-RFmx Waveform Creator 2.4.
The following item is a known issue in NI-RFmx Waveform Creator 3.0.
|711673||PAPR displayed on CCDF graph does not match with PAPR stored in the tdms file in User plugin.|
The following items are the IDs and titles of a subset of issues fixed in NI-RFmx Waveform Creator. This is not an exhaustive list of issues fixed in the current version of the NI-RFmx Waveform Creator. If you have a CAR ID, you can search this list to validate that the issue has been fixed.
The following items are changes in NI-RFmx Waveform Creator 3.0 from NI-RFmx Waveform Creator 2.5
|704721||Fixed the phase discontinuity issue on configuring GSM on first slot and EDGE on last slot.|
|698120||Fixed the issue where CCDF graph was reporting negative results for some configurations.|
|701478||Fixed the issue of not reporting burst start and stop locations for NB-IoT and eMTC FDD.|
|705738 and 701490||Fixed the issue of reporting incorrect burst PAPR for impaired bursty signal in Multi-Carrier and User plugins.|
|712524||Fixed the issue where IQ impairments per carrier set were incorrect, when multiple carrier sets are configured.|
The following items are changes in NI-RFmx Waveform Creator 2.5 from NI-RFmx Waveform Creator 2.4
|685187||Fixed issue where an overflow error was reported on generating LTE.|
|700390||Fixed issue where the PAPR calculation for bursty signals with user plugin was incorrect.|
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