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SDR Touch Updated to Version 1.6

Version 1.6 of the popular Android based RTL-SDR software defined radio software, SDRTouch has been released. News comes via this forum post.

This release adds the following

  • Waterfall
  • Speed optimizations
  • Fixed squelch clicks
  • Fixed a few crash cases

They have also made the FFT engine about 3 – 4 times faster than in previous versions.

Download it from the Google Play store


SDR Touch Updated to Version 1.5

Version 1.5 of the popular Android based RTL-SDR software, SDRTouch has been released.

This new version adds presets, which is useful if you intend to use SDR Touch as an in car Android based radio.

The DMCA claims made on the software earlier also seem to have been resolved, meaning that SDR Touch can be obtained from the Google Play market once again.

SDR Touch Updated to Version 1.4

SDR Touch, the popular software defined radio android app for rtl-sdr has been updated to version 1.4.

This version brings improvements to the LSB, USB and AM reception capabilities, some GUI tweaks, and pinch to zoom capabilities for fine tuning.

The latest version of SDR Touch can be downloaded here, and a discussion on the new improvements can be found here.

SDR Touch brings RTL-SDR to Android

SDR Touch is an Android app which allows the rtl-sdr dongle to be used on an Android device. A USB OTG (on-the-go) cable is required to connect the android device to the tv dongle. The blurb on the app authors website reads

(SDR Touch) Turns your mobile phone or tablet into an affordable and portable software defined radio scanner. Allows you to listen to live on air FM radio stations, weather reports, police, fire department and emergency stations, taxi traffic, airplane communications, audio of analogue TV broadcasts, HAM radio amateurs, digital broadcasts and many more! Depending on the hardware used, its radio frequency coverage could span between 50 MHz and 2.2 GHz. It currently demodulates WFM, AM, NFM, USB, LSB, DSB, CWU and CLW signals.

SDR Touch - Live radio on your Android device

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