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by John Hill
Thu Dec 01, 2016 4:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Newbie coming to the party!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 3849

Re: Newbie coming to the party!!!

Thanks sdrplay, I found the 10 MHz. Right now I am trying to couple the SDRplay to a 46" square non-shielded loop. I am using a small unknown origin toroid and a few turn of wire and although I get some visible effect on the SDRuno waterfall it is not, yet, really dramatic. More experimentation...
by John Hill
Wed Nov 23, 2016 7:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: Newbie coming to the party!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 3849

Re: Newbie coming to the party!!!

Today I discovered how to start more than one VRX which was quite exciting but somewhat disappointed when I learn that all VRX can only be tuned within the 2Mhz spectrum block related to the first VRX. Oh well, I had hoped to monitor the primary and secondary frequencies of some aeronautical broadca...
by John Hill
Tue Nov 22, 2016 6:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Newbie coming to the party!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 3849

Re: Newbie coming to the party!!!

Hi again, my SDRplay has arrived and is installed. For various reasons I am using it at our suburban house with a 10 metre high vertical with just two radials. Local interference is very obvious which my LAN cables seem to be feeding in to the system so that is something to be addressed. I would lik...
by John Hill
Fri Nov 11, 2016 1:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Newbie coming to the party!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 3849

Newbie coming to the party!!!

I have just clicked my order for an SDR and will be watching for the van to arrive at our gate! :D No doubt there will be a lot for me to learn and a few days to wait, meanwhile I am thinking of what antenna I should be putting up for HF listening, mainly 3 to 20Mhz. I am in a small country town wit...

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