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by illllm
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: Help listening to Shortwave
Replies: 17
Views: 9802

Re: Help listening to Shortwave

I read in a few places that the RTL SDR cannot receive LW, MW and SW without an upconverter. Could someone please clarify this?

thanks,
by illllm
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: Help listening to Shortwave
Replies: 17
Views: 9802

Help listening to Shortwave

Hi All, I have been trying to pick up MW and SW broadcasts but very unsuccessful. Not even a blip on the screen. I tried a long wire, a loop, an LNA with an antenna, nothing. Except for local FM channels and once in a while someone speaking to the local air tower, i cannot pick up anything else. I a...