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by P-40 Warhawk
Mon Jul 20, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Antennas
Topic: Big Loop Antenna
Replies: 4
Views: 1058

Re: Big Loop Antenna

Hi Snn47 and thank you for getting back to me . The back of my yard borders a wetlands and that is were the trees are , Now that would eating a lot of coax cable getting to my house . So without trees in the back yard getting something up isn't workable . Unfortunately I don't have any junk transfor...
by P-40 Warhawk
Sat Jul 18, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Antennas
Topic: Big Loop Antenna
Replies: 4
Views: 1058

Re: Big Loop Antenna

Hi Snn47 . The aluminum fascia pieces are connected to each other with 4 stainless steel screws . You are right that this is for receive only The wire size is 10 gauge , is the size that is recommend for antennas because of the surface area . If I understand what what you are saying , Running both i...
by P-40 Warhawk
Fri Jul 17, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Antennas
Topic: Big Loop Antenna
Replies: 4
Views: 1058

Big Loop Antenna

Hi Every body . Maybe someone might know . Here is what my problem is , I used the Aluminum Fascia on the eaves of my house for a horizontally oriented loop antenna . It came out to be about a full wave antenna at 80 meters and the DC resistance was about 4 ohms . Now about six years later the DC re...
by P-40 Warhawk
Tue May 19, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Inmarsat
Replies: 1
Views: 1030

Inmarsat

Hi Everybody .
The question that I have is what is coming from Inmarsat and Iridium ??? Is it just booking keeping data , or voice or maybe Digital Audio ???????????
by P-40 Warhawk
Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: How to get to the app's in SDR Sharp folder
Replies: 0
Views: 1323

How to get to the app's in SDR Sharp folder

I am not all that good with software . So I have two questions about the SDRSharp software . The first is how do you turn on the app's that are in the software folder ??? Example ADBSspy app. the airspy Calibrate app. and others ?????????? Now the other question that I have is about the Community Pa...
by P-40 Warhawk
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Antennas
Topic: Antenna tuning, impedance matching, baluns, common mode currents, my head exploding...
Replies: 7
Views: 6055

Re: Antenna tuning, impedance matching, baluns, common mode currents, my head exploding...

Gentlemen . This why people bang their their heads on the desk . Their is a engineering term called K.I.S.S. it's a anachronism for keep it simple stupid . All the person would like to know is what kind of impedance matching device for a given antenna should be used . Now I would think he is talking...
by P-40 Warhawk
Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: User Projects
Topic: How to buy an SDR chip
Replies: 9
Views: 5264

Re: How to buy an SDR chip

This I was surfing the web this morning and I came across this (The RadioBoard Forums ) this page http://theradioboard.com/rb/viewtopic.php?t=8759 . I found this by doing a Google search. sdr forums
by P-40 Warhawk
Fri May 31, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: User Projects
Topic: How to buy an SDR chip
Replies: 9
Views: 5264

Re: How to buy an SDR chip

Google the chip number and see if any the parts house have any for sale ,also you can buy a cheap dongle and scavenge the part from it .
by P-40 Warhawk
Thu May 23, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Other SDR Devices
Topic: Airspy HF+ Discovery
Replies: 17
Views: 9932

Airspy HF+ Discovery

This morning when I opened my email I saw this letter from Airspy ( Dear Airspy fans, Thank you for your patience and your encouragement during all these years! We are pleased to announce the availability of the Airspy HF+ Discovery on pre-order. We got everything ready for delivery in about one mon...
by P-40 Warhawk
Sun Apr 28, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Other SDR Devices
Topic: RTL-SDR Wideband LNA
Replies: 3
Views: 2817

Re: RTL-SDR Wideband LNA

Good morning. What I have is a ten foot ground rod down in the ground and the cox cable shield is connected to it . The lighting bolt went right by my window, it took out ten blocks of Cox cable service , my cable modem , my satellite receiver , Airspy HF+ , the V3 dongle and , Wideband LNA , last o...