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by k1xd
Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: New Users' experiences
Topic: Sensitivity to long USB cable?
Replies: 9
Views: 14881

Re: Sensitivity to long USB cable?

My thought was to use a long USB cable (150 feet) rather than coax and locate the SDRPlay basically at the antenna. If I use coax, LMR400 or LMR600, the loss is not too bad, but price is way more than shielded CAT6.

Dave
K1xd
by k1xd
Thu Feb 02, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: New Users' experiences
Topic: Sensitivity to long USB cable?
Replies: 9
Views: 14881

Re: Sensitivity to long USB cable?

Stan (or others)... I wonder if you tried a screened (shielded) cable as you mentioned. I want to try a similar setup here. The SDRPlay works great, but... it picks up locks of junk from network cables, HD TV and a multitude of interfering devices in my home. I attempted to add noise suppression dev...