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by K4HLW
Fri May 31, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Other SDR Devices
Topic: Flightaware Dongles in RTL-SDR Case
Replies: 2
Views: 955

Re: Flightaware Dongles in RTL-SDR Case

Thanks! I know the normal heat problem is at higher frequencies but these will be either in the attic or possible below the antenna in a weatherproof enclosure and florida heat is brutal so I wanted to do everything I could to cool them for simple longevity purposes, especially since I believe the b...
by K4HLW
Thu May 30, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Other SDR Devices
Topic: Flightaware Dongles in RTL-SDR Case
Replies: 2
Views: 955

Flightaware Dongles in RTL-SDR Case

So there could be a few places to post this but I figured this one was best. I have purchased some spare RTL-SDR cases from the website and they finally arrived, after doing some research I also bought some 3mm thermal gap pads as is used on the RTL-SDR dongle and now I want to put my Flightaware do...
by K4HLW
Sat May 04, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Antennas
Topic: Who has a Discone in the Attic?
Replies: 5
Views: 1706

Re: Who has a Discone in the Attic?

All of my antennas are in my attic (Discone, ADS-B, 20m, VHF/UHF) and they work fine for me... but fine is an objective term. So instead I’ll say my ADS-B has the highest rank in my area, and that includes being better then the station Piper Aircraft runs at our local airport. I was actually on my d...