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by W1RNY
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: SDR Comparison
Replies: 0
Views: 240

SDR Comparison

For amateur radio use, particularly Satalite work, how do the rti dongles compare with other more expensive ones... Just curious.
by W1RNY
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: No audio
Replies: 1
Views: 219

No audio

Just setup with sdr#.
Was able to hear FM but strangely, one station I should be able to hear I didn't. I put up the gain.

I tried to hear my HT on the two meter band. I could see a wave form, but there was no audio.

What setting might I be missing?
by W1RNY
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: Dedicated laptop
Replies: 4
Views: 410

Re: Dedicated laptop

Thanks for your help. I used to use HP PCs before I started building my own. I suspect for portable SDR and other ham use one does not need a lot of processing power. I do prefer SSD rather than Hdds. I will stick my own win 7 images in it as I don't like win 10
by W1RNY
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: Dedicated laptop
Replies: 4
Views: 410

Dedicated laptop

I first got my amatuer license in 1967... Let it lapse and just got it back. Still trying to wrap my head around SDR! Thought it would be interesting to get started by putting together a scanner that can handle trunked, digital commuications so I can see what my local constabulary is up to. So, I pu...
by W1RNY
Mon Oct 14, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: Power consumption
Replies: 2
Views: 315

Power consumption

What voltage and amperage requirements does the rti sxt dongle have