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by steve
Thu Jun 09, 2016 1:31 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: Trouble receiving anything?
Replies: 17
Views: 13992

Re: Trouble receiving anything?

did you get your issues resolved as i am having the same thing.... all the settings in the software are correct but loads of noise and all i can receive is fm radio stations.. Any tips...????
by steve
Tue May 31, 2016 8:46 am
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: Help and information needed please
Replies: 5
Views: 6648

Re: Help and information needed please

Thank you for this information. Q- Branch is selected OK. The wires go up the wall for 2 meters then off to the bottom of the garden but with only 20 degrees angle. Will try your advice with dipole and see what happens...

Thank you very much..
by steve
Thu May 26, 2016 8:39 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: Help and information needed please
Replies: 5
Views: 6648

Re: Help and information needed please

Thank you for the information... Now confused, does this unit not have an HF converter or does it not need one. My dipoloe wires are pretty much parallel, does this make a massive difference. Sorry to appear clueless but this listening is not as easy as i thought... Could you please send links to th...
by steve
Wed May 25, 2016 7:47 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: Help and information needed please
Replies: 5
Views: 6648

Re: Help and information needed please

Sorry, posted the wrong image, here is the one of my antenna terminations...
by steve
Wed May 25, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: Help and information needed please
Replies: 5
Views: 6648

Help and information needed please

I brought the pictured RTL SDR from Ebay a few weeks ago. It appears to be working on VHF (well i can pick up Cardiff and Bristol air traffic). On HF however i only get three stations on AM, Talk sport, absolute radio and some other music channel. I have a Di pole antenna in the garden with each wir...
by steve
Thu Apr 28, 2016 7:23 am
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: SDR byBA5SBA
Replies: 3
Views: 5367

Re: SDR byBA5SBA

Tank you for the reply. Yes i am getting these stations on multiple frequencies, and last night also picked up some American and Chinese stations. Would a different Antenna design change anything??? I will investigate AM Blocker. Iys the HF air band i am interested in listening to. As an ex ATC is j...
by steve
Wed Apr 27, 2016 6:49 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: SDR byBA5SBA
Replies: 3
Views: 5367

SDR byBA5SBA

I am now in possession of a new RTS SDR by BA5SBA (it is dated2015.11.11) and very different from others by the same manufacturer (Picture attached)I am very happy with the U/VHF side and get good reception. However on the HF side all i can get is AM radio stations (Talksport and Absolute Radio bein...