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by G7MRV
Thu Mar 06, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: A word of caution - DC grounded antennas
Replies: 1
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A word of caution - DC grounded antennas

I will voice this caution now, although I have yet to establish if this is the exact cause - My first R820T dongle seems to have failed after attempts to use it with an antenna with a hairpin impedance match - in otherwords, with an antenna that DC grounds the antenna connector. I am trying to find ...
by G7MRV
Sat Mar 01, 2014 10:22 am
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: Sampling problem on Vista laptop?
Replies: 0
Views: 4893

Sampling problem on Vista laptop?

Hi, I have SDR# and a R820T dongle. On my Windows 7 PC this works as I would expect, but on my Windows Vista laptop, any received signal is 'bitty' and jumpy, as if there is an issue with the sampling rate. Everything is configured the same on each machine, which leads me to think this is an issue w...
by G7MRV
Fri Feb 28, 2014 12:05 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: Setting up SDR#
Replies: 3
Views: 7914

Re: Setting up SDR#

I had the same problem initially, and then realised it was looking for a TCP/IP connected device. This was the only option SDR# gave me. I then reread the quick start guide here http://www.rtl-sdr.com/rtl-sdr-quick-start-guide/ and followed the instructions marked by the big red arrow! (probably bes...