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by USAFE501
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: Best option for outdoors ?....
Replies: 4
Views: 2865

Re: Best option for outdoors ?....

Bruce, Really appreciate the reply - wasn't sure about the RG 174 but you've confirmed that , thanks. :D Need to make sure everything water tight and sealed and thanks for advice on temperature spikes. Was having second thoughts about having "permanent" set up outside - need to weigh up the typical ...
by USAFE501
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:16 am
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: Best option for outdoors ?....
Replies: 4
Views: 2865

Best option for outdoors ?....

Good Morning, Quick question , now using my RTL-SDR with L band patch antenna for monitoring Aircraft ACARS data. The antenna comes with RG 174 coax - now I will be mounting the antenna outside so what is best in terms of signal loss etc 1. Mount the antenna using the RG 174 coax for the entire dist...
by USAFE501
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: Other SDR Devices
Topic: Nooelec sdr dongle question please....
Replies: 1
Views: 2298

Nooelec sdr dongle question please....

Good Morning, Could someone advise me please ? :?: I have a Nooelec sdr dongle and the particular version has bias tee built in and it doesn't need to be turned on/off via software so my question is if the bias tee is automatic , can i only connect an antenna such as my L band patch antenna ? Is it ...
by USAFE501
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:44 am
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: Re NOOELEC NSDR and SDR~ HELP.........
Replies: 2
Views: 1517

Re: Re NOOELEC NSDR and SDR~ HELP.........

Good Morning, Thanks for the reply....told you it was a stupid question :!: :!: :!: :!: But anyway , I really appreciate the help - makes a change for a forum and it's members not to ridicule or pass judgement on those , like me, who aren't understanding quite as well . Hopefully my future questions...
by USAFE501
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:33 am
Forum: Antennas
Topic: A crossed Yagi for 255 mHz. SatCom
Replies: 6
Views: 4304

Re: A crossed Yagi for 255 mHz. SatCom

Morning, Antenna in photo looks good - I have a Military version (Quick deploy - 60 sec set up/tear down) that fits neatly into a small bag no bigger than one of those tins of peanuts you get. I see them for sale on ebay for anything up to £700 !!! ....yours looks almost identical in design. Not sur...
by USAFE501
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:22 am
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: Re NOOELEC NSDR and SDR~ HELP.........
Replies: 2
Views: 1517

Re NOOELEC NSDR and SDR~ HELP.........

Good Morning, So sorry to bother you , and I apologise in advance if my question is classed as "pathetic"... :!: :!: :!: Want to monitor Inmarsat , so have L band patch antenna and rtl sdr v3 dongle. However I realise that the bias tee is operated via software edit. I have now gone done the route of...
by USAFE501
Fri Dec 20, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: Quick question on my L band patch antenna...
Replies: 4
Views: 1715

Re: Quick question on my L band patch antenna...

Good evening, Thanks to all those who take time to read the posts and especially those who reply , rtlsdrblog and K3RLD many thanks for your replies and advice....I'm sure you've saved me wasted time, effort and possibly a little money !! Hopefully get things up and running as soon as I can be big a...
by USAFE501
Thu Dec 19, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: Quick question on my L band patch antenna...
Replies: 4
Views: 1715

Quick question on my L band patch antenna...

Hi everyone, firstly a big THANKS to all of you who took the time to read my newbie questions and especially those who answered , really appreciate the advice and help. Just a question regarding my L band patch antenna - I have seen conflicting information , does it have to be placed on a ground pla...
by USAFE501
Thu Dec 19, 2019 12:58 am
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: Quick software question please ?....
Replies: 2
Views: 1105

Re: Quick software question please ?....

Aurgathor,
Many thanks for reply - will look in the software section on the RTL homepage.

Appreciate you taking the time to respond,
Kind regards
USAFE501
by USAFE501
Wed Dec 18, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: Quick software question please ?....
Replies: 2
Views: 1105

Quick software question please ?....

Hi Everyone, Just a quick question - just had delivered my rtl-sdr v3 dongle and L band patch antenna , can someone advise on what software I should use/download as I was advised that I need software so I can enable the bias-tee for the antenna Many thanks in advance , sorry for the newbie question ...