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by Aries
Thu Mar 08, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Antennas
Topic: Grounding of Active Antennas Like The Mini-Whip
Replies: 6
Views: 6474

Re: Grounding of Active Antennas Like The Mini-Whip

I have a mini whip i use for long wave in a rural environment, and grounding does make a difference here. The noise floor is lower with the antenna earthed at the base ( 4 ft star picket driven down so only about 3 inches show). How exactly have you got your grounding set-up? I live about 3 miles f...
by Aries
Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Antennas
Topic: Grounding of Active Antennas Like The Mini-Whip
Replies: 6
Views: 6474

Grounding of Active Antennas Like The Mini-Whip

I've been reading about the grounding of active mini-whip antennas to improve the signal, and I have a query about grounding when using a non-conductive mast. Dr Boer at the University of Twente says that you can mount these mini-whip antennas on a conductive or non-conductive mast. http://www.pa3fw...
by Aries
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: RTL-SDR with OpenWebRX running on Raspberry Pi 3
Replies: 2
Views: 2174

Re: RTL-SDR with OpenWebRX running on Raspberry Pi 3

Thanks for your message. I'll switch to plan B...
by Aries
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: RTL-SDR with OpenWebRX running on Raspberry Pi 3
Replies: 2
Views: 2174

RTL-SDR with OpenWebRX running on Raspberry Pi 3

Hi folks, I have a Raspberry Pi 3 and want to set it up as a network server with my RTL-SDR dongle, so that I can access my dongle over the LAN, and ideally, the web as well. I have been looking at the OpenWebRX software from SDR.hu. One thing I am not certain of is whether I would be able to browse...