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by greenpin
Mon Dec 01, 2014 3:14 am
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: need help... nothing but noise
Replies: 4
Views: 7489

Re: need help... nothing but noise

rtlsdrblog, thanks for your responses. I will reply once I'm able to test with a better antenna and outdoors.
by greenpin
Mon Dec 01, 2014 2:32 am
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: need help... nothing but noise
Replies: 4
Views: 7489

Re: need help... nothing but noise

I have played with the LNA Gain option, as well as the Audio Gain option. If I increase the LNA Gain to near max (49.6 dB), and set the Audio Gain to somewhere between 1.6 and 12 dB, then I am able to faintly hear some of the stronger sources in the area. I live in the Dallas metro -- would think th...
by greenpin
Sat Nov 29, 2014 10:26 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: need help... nothing but noise
Replies: 4
Views: 7489

need help... nothing but noise

I've installed rtl-sdr, gqrx, gnuradio, and all the dependencies (on Linux Mint 17), and using a new NooElec NESDR Mini 2 dongle. I've got the antenna connected and fully extended. No matter what frequency I tune to in gqrx, I'm just receiving noise (blue waterfall mostly) -- even for local FM radio...