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by RChadwick
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Other SDR Devices
Topic: Replacing the LNA/PA in the HackRF
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Replacing the LNA/PA in the HackRF

Looking at the schematic, it appears the HackRF uses a MGA-81563 for the LNA and PA. As these appear to be EOL, and there appear to be many complaints about the RX performance of the HackRF, has anyone replaced these with something better? While I haven't yet looked closely at datasheets to check co...
by RChadwick
Wed May 11, 2016 1:39 am
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: SDR with ATSC tuner
Replies: 1
Views: 4173

SDR with ATSC tuner

I came across this cute little ATSC dongle: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Good-Quality-Mi ... 2026005038

In addition to fitting an Android phone, it's ATSC instead of DVB. Does anyone know what chipset this uses? Can it be used for SDR?