Power Squelch

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This will either pass the input unchanged, or block it, depending on whether its envelope is over a certain threshold. The envelope is calculated by taking the squared magnitude of the signal and lowpassing it with a single pole IIR filter (with the specified alpha).

The ramp parameter specifies the attack / release time, in samples. A sinusodial ramp is used to progressively mute / unmute the input. If ramp is set to 0, input is muted / unmuted without a ramp.

For realtime applications you'll want to set the gate parameter to false, which produces zeros when the input is muted. If it is true, the block will stop producing samples when in muted state.


(R): Run-time adjustable

Threshold (R)
Threshold (in dB) for power squelch
Alpha (R)
Gain of averaging filter. Defaults to 0.0001.
Attack/release time in samples; a sinusodial ramp is used. Set to 0 to disable.
If true, no output if no squelch tone. if false, output 0's if no squelch tone.

Example Flowgraph[edit]

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Source Files[edit]

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