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by kb3cs
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: KerberosSDR
Topic: cb transfer status: 5, canceling
Replies: 5
Views: 893

Re: cb transfer status: 5, canceling

perhaps try running rtl_test at a lower RTLSDR sampling rate?
-->> [-s samplerate (default: 2048000 Hz)]
by kb3cs
Mon Apr 22, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: KerberosSDR
Topic: Testing the 4 rtl- sdrs
Replies: 3
Views: 693

Re: Testing the 4 rtl- sdrs

"-d 0" means use the first device detected

since you were only turning on one device, the one device that is on is the first device detected.
by kb3cs
Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: KerberosSDR
Topic: Sources for antennas?
Replies: 17
Views: 2749

Re: Sources for antennas?

some wifi antennas are simple bits of wire, others might have coils and/or bits of transmission line to phase antenna segments (gain and radiation pattern considerations). the former is (as i said previously in this thread) good for RTLSDR and the latter is bleah. ps: for radome ("ray-dome") materia...
by kb3cs
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: KerberosSDR
Topic: Sources for antennas?
Replies: 17
Views: 2749

Re: Sources for antennas?

yeah, what's hiding under the cover of random wifi antennas might be cheap and simple (good for RTLSDR) or it might not be (bleah but not 'dangerous' or 'irreversible' for RTLSDR). "it depends" is the best technical answer, unfortunately.
by kb3cs
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: KerberosSDR
Topic: Results SDR Use Only - SN #'s?
Replies: 5
Views: 994

Re: Results SDR Use Only - SN #'s?

the devices are "compatible" with rtl_eeprom, technically. the issue is that rtl_eeprom is not designed to keep you from shooting a hole in your foot. and the 'as shipped' contents (lack of contents, actually) of the EEPROM easily leads to foot damage. DO NOT say 'y' to the ""Write new configuration...
by kb3cs
Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: KerberosSDR
Topic: Sources for antennas?
Replies: 17
Views: 2749

Re: Sources for antennas?

in that case, it looks like the same antenna product offered on eBay (see earlier link)
by kb3cs
Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: KerberosSDR
Topic: Sources for antennas?
Replies: 17
Views: 2749

Re: Sources for antennas?

then trim off the junk and use
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00L317YNQ/
instead?
by kb3cs
Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: KerberosSDR
Topic: Quick Start Guide page missing?
Replies: 3
Views: 660

Re: Quick Start Guide page missing?

and the "Coming soon" "Click for more info" box on the rtl-sdr.com site still points to
https://www.rtl-sdr.com/hydrasdr-previe ... -and-more/