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by HobbyMan
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: Help listening to Shortwave
Replies: 17
Views: 18248

Re: Help listening to Shortwave

Your LNA could be out of range. check to see if any higher frequency signals are amplified., like FM broadcast.
by HobbyMan
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: Help listening to Shortwave
Replies: 17
Views: 18248

Re: Help listening to Shortwave

You don’t have to make a monopole. I was just saying that, even with an antenna that isn’t tuned to the right frequency range, you should still be able to pick up broadcast AM. I’m using no LNA or filters, just direct SDR to Antenna (through a lot of coax too, probably 50 feet at least. I have a cra...
by HobbyMan
Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: Help listening to Shortwave
Replies: 17
Views: 18248

Re: Help listening to Shortwave

I’m using a ground plane monopole designed for 122.8 MHz, I can pick up plenty of shortwave broadcast stations using direct sampling Q branch. Don’t know why you would be having problems.
by HobbyMan
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: Help listening to Shortwave
Replies: 17
Views: 18248

Re: Help listening to Shortwave

What RTL-SDR do you have? With the newest one you can enable direct sampling to listen down to 100 khz without an upconverter. You can do this with the older versions, but you are going to need to mod the stick for it to work. In SDR#, you click the gear icon and look for the sampling dropdown, (if ...
by HobbyMan
Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: Can Unitrunker be used with SpyServer?
Replies: 1
Views: 1965

Can Unitrunker be used with SpyServer?

Hi,
I am setting up a simple SpyServer and was wondering if there is any way to interface it with Unitrunker.
by HobbyMan
Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Are websdrs, spyservers etc... legal?
Replies: 9
Views: 9750

Re: Are websdrs, spyservers etc... legal?

Since you are not actually sharing the information or rebroadcasting it over the air, it should be fine. As long as you keep the server address to yourself.
by HobbyMan
Sun Apr 08, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: spyserver "Segmentation Fault"
Replies: 2
Views: 3535

Re: spyserver "Segmentation Fault"

Is there any way i can get more error information, spyserver isnt outputting anything other than "Segmentation Fault" and id like to try and fix it myself.
by HobbyMan
Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Troubleshooting Help
Topic: spyserver "Segmentation Fault"
Replies: 2
Views: 3535

spyserver "Segmentation Fault"

hello, i have been trying to install SpyServer on my RPi2 B+ and everytime i run the "./spyserver" command i get "Segmentation Fault." i have been following https://www.rtl-sdr.com/rtl-sdr-tutorial-setting-up-and-using-the-spyserver-remote-streaming-server-with-an-rtl-sdr/ to install SpyServer for R...