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by P-40 Warhawk
Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Other SDR Devices
Topic: Upgrade from an rtl-sdr dongle?
Replies: 13
Views: 37507

Re: Upgrade from an rtl-sdr dongle?

The Airspy HF+ dongle has a couple of things that I don,t like . 1 it does have a fold over problem on HF that can be worked through. The other problem is that the HF+doesn',t have any gain control for the VHF part and their is no UHF . Now Since I like to surf the HF air waves the HF+is every thing...
by P-40 Warhawk
Tue Dec 18, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Other SDR Devices
Topic: Upgrade from an rtl-sdr dongle?
Replies: 13
Views: 37507

Re: Upgrade from an rtl-sdr dongle?

I would suggest getting a MFJ 1020C pre-selector. It works very well with the RTL-SDR V3, I used one on till I got HF+
by P-40 Warhawk
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Antennas
Topic: Antenna combiner
Replies: 8
Views: 23110

Re: Antenna combiner

Hi Snn47 .
I just read your last post and all that I can say is oh! Well I guess than go to plan B . use a RF switch , a lot of inputs and one output . MFJ sells them . .mfjenterprises.com
by P-40 Warhawk
Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Antennas
Topic: Antenna combiner
Replies: 8
Views: 23110

Re: Antenna combiner

Hi Snn 47 . I would suggest use a TV signal splitter , you can get them at Walmart , Lows , Home Depot Best Buy . Anyway the signal splitters are also Combiners as you have found out . Their is a drop of signal of about 8DB . You can put a LNA that everybody is selling in front of the Combiner/ spli...
by P-40 Warhawk
Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: RTL-SDR V3 Range Works
Replies: 4
Views: 4476

Re: RTL-SDR V3 Range Works

A disk cone antenna works good also , just make sure you get one that has a " N " connector on it .
by P-40 Warhawk
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: New Version of HDSDR
Replies: 0
Views: 2424

New Version of HDSDR

Has anybody tried the new version of HDSDR beta9 Version 2.80 , they added some new things . It was released yesterday .
Maybe It's just me ' but I like it .
by P-40 Warhawk
Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: rtl-sdr with SDRuno
Replies: 5
Views: 3568

Re: rtl-sdr with SDRuno

Hi J_H_Bailey . I tried to use SDRuno and had a lot of problems , never did get it to work . I wanted to use it for hf frequencies . Someone told me that I need to download something for that . At that point I said the hell with it and deleted it . I think it was written by programmers for programme...
by P-40 Warhawk
Sat May 19, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Other SDR Devices
Topic: Airspy HF+ Gain control Problem some what fixed
Replies: 0
Views: 3617

Airspy HF+ Gain control Problem some what fixed

Post by P-40 Warhawk » Fri May 11, 2018 8:10 am Some kind person told what I need to know . Well now I don't need a external RF signal attenuator . Come to find out their is RF Firmware Update that fixed the problem and that was what was needed . If you go to the products page for the HF + , it's on...
by P-40 Warhawk
Wed May 16, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Other SDR Devices
Topic: Airspy HF+ Gain conntrol
Replies: 4
Views: 7368

Re: Airspy HF+ Gain conntrol

Hi Jel . Well my thinking on the noise floor is that their is two noise floors . One noise floor is in the equipment ( radio receiver ) . The other is in the Ether , meaning the atmosphere , sky , space what ever the antenna see's . Now the sun is what makes the noise floor that comes in from the an...
by P-40 Warhawk
Fri May 11, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Other SDR Devices
Topic: Airspy HF+ Gain conntrol
Replies: 4
Views: 7368

Re: Airspy HF+ Gain conntrol fixed

Some kind person told what I need to know . Well now I don't need a external RF signal attenuator . Come to find out their is RF Firmware Update that fixed the problem and that was what was needed . If you go to the products page for the HF + , it's on the bottom of the page . Also it is talked abou...