MLA-30 what are the perfect, good, best (?!) Settings in SDR#?

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MLA-30 what are the perfect, good, best (?!) Settings in SDR#?

Post by Username » Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:48 pm

Hi
Sure if anyone can guess it I use the MLA-30 currently with there original shipped Cable and so on.
I still want use them before I can plan to change the Cable and os on.
My Setup is the SDR Stick from the Shop here -> an Upconverter who a frind of mine gave me maybe there is a build in AMP but I dont know it -> Bias-T from the Antenna -> Antenna.

SDR# have multible way to adjust the result I can see later on the Waterfall.
Like Gain and so on where I select the Dongle and on the Right side I also can change Settings for the Waterfall. (Sry I dont have an SDR# n my Pc to name it correkt).

So in therm of Gain and other thinks what is the best way to get the best result out of the Antenna?
I got from somewhere some Noise (when I use the Antenne I can make Picture of if) and want get the best result.

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Re: MLA-30 what are the perfect, good, best (?!) Settings in SDR#?

Post by rtlsdrblog » Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:04 am

The main thing is the same as with any other antenna, adjust the RF gain until you achieve maximum SNR for the signal you are listening to.

You can try other settings like noise reduction too.

Other settings will just adjust the visual nature of the waterfall. Just adjust that to your liking. I like to adjust the range to put the noise floor near the bottom of the graph, so that the waterfall resolution is maximized.

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Re: MLA-30 what are the perfect, good, best (?!) Settings in SDR#?

Post by Username » Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:59 pm

So I play arround today and try to receive some usefull.
Stupid Question a Magnetic Loop is a directional Antenna? :oops:

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Re: MLA-30 what are the perfect, good, best (?!) Settings in SDR#?

Post by rtlsdrblog » Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:45 am

Yes it's directional, good diagram here https://wa3wsj.homestead.com/Mag-Loop.html

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