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by tim_rtd
Sun Dec 30, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: Nooelec SDR not receiving AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3044

Re: Nooelec SDR not receiving AM

I don't remember about not seeing the AM on the spectrum, But I will tell you for sure that I could not hear AM on my GQRX unless I ran the volks_profile routine. I experienced this twice.
by tim_rtd
Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: RTL-SDR V3 long wire problems (SOLVED)
Replies: 12
Views: 5881

Re: RTL-SDR V3 long wire problems

If you can , go out and touch the antenna bare wire with your hand then go and check reception.
by tim_rtd
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: SDRsharp starts soundcard installer ?
Replies: 6
Views: 2648

Re: SDRsharp starts soundcard installer ?

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <configuration> <configSections> <section name="frontendPlugins" type="System.Configuration.NameValueSectionHandler,System, Version=2.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089" /> <section name="sharpPlugins" type="System.Configuration.NameValueSe...
by tim_rtd
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: SDRsharp starts soundcard installer ?
Replies: 6
Views: 2648

Re: SDRsharp starts soundcard installer ?

So are you clicking a shortcut on your desktop or are you clicking the sdrsharp app within its own directory. If your doing the short-cut, do a properties and make sure its pointing at the sdr sharp dir. Does sound work on any other applications?? Was re-reading your last message....Try re-installin...
by tim_rtd
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: SDRsharp starts soundcard installer ?
Replies: 6
Views: 2648

Re: SDRsharp starts soundcard installer ?

Go to the audio section under radio and make sure a sound output device is selected. It should not be blank.
by tim_rtd
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: RTL_TCP - can I change gain while connected without restart?
Replies: 1
Views: 1675

Re: RTL_TCP - can I change gain while connected without restart?

If your using clients like sdr # , gqrx.........yes
by tim_rtd
Thu Nov 01, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Other SDR Devices
Topic: SDR for 802.11ac with 160 MHz channel
Replies: 1
Views: 13552

Re: SDR for 802.11ac with 160 MHz channel

Oleg, a fun question... I would say no, there isn't any over the counter stuff to be used as a receiver to do 802.11ac. " cheap", Other than a current high end Mimo router available in the $200 range. I currently happen to be involved in this topic as a tangent. There is a website/forum on the web d...
by tim_rtd
Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: Signal caught. NoAA Reception
Replies: 4
Views: 4332

Re: Signal caught. NoAA Reception

Personally, I would use and do use rtl_tcp on raspberry. SDRShap rtl_tcp input.
Then virtual cable from sdrsharp to what every app...wxtoimg.....
by tim_rtd
Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: RTL-SDR v3 direct sampling over a network
Replies: 6
Views: 4499

Re: RTL-SDR v3 direct sampling over a network

Ok, so I just fired up gqrx on linux box, and after a little searching the web you now use direct_samp=3 Save the config and relaunch. I'm using gqrx 2.11.5 I'm still on the Lan though but at least the see signals...lots of them today for a change....contesting. Hope this helps......anything other t...
by tim_rtd
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: RTL-SDR v3 direct sampling over a network
Replies: 6
Views: 4499

Re: RTL-SDR v3 direct sampling over a network

I've duplicated your setup with a Pi and V3 dongle using the rtl_tcp -a xxx xxx xxx xx -D 2. I'm listening to the 20M band at the moment and its working...Using SDR #.... I would say to you from looking a previous post that for some reason your using a very low sampling rate of 204Khz instead of 2.4...