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by Paul
Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: SDR Antennas
Topic: Bias T and active mini-whip
Replies: 15
Views: 13419

Bias T and active mini-whip

Having watched Kevin Loughlin's video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0MD51FqPPY&t=979s) building an active mini-hip from kit and hearing the audio quality produced when powered by his RSP2 Bias T, I was encouraged to try this and was pleased with the result, obtaining a very clear and clean signa...
by Paul
Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: SDRConsole and SDRplay
Replies: 5
Views: 4864

Re: SDRConsole and SDRplay

Hi Andy Seems to be sort of consistent - exemplified by these examples: Input: 125.550 output: 125.500 Input: 5.505 output: 5.500 Input: 0.995 output: 990.000 Input:175.250 output: 125.200 In the panel on the rhs where the input "box" appears the frequency appears correctly, but the actual tuned fre...
by Paul
Wed Jun 28, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SDRConsole and SDRplay
Replies: 5
Views: 4864

SDRConsole and SDRplay

Usins SDRplay in SDRConsole: Direct input of frequency via keyboard tunes receiver to a frequency several khz from that input by keyboard.
Has anyone else experienced this?
Does anyone know how to correct this feature?
by Paul
Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: SDRplay related
Topic: sdr# questions
Replies: 2
Views: 2888

Re: sdr# questions

Thanks for the response Gio
by Paul
Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:39 am
Forum: SDRplay related
Topic: sdr# questions
Replies: 2
Views: 2888

sdr# questions

I previously posted this on "Code Corner." then thought that this might be a more obvious place and I wanted to add another query anyway. Having finally downloaded, installed and successfully run SDR# Rev 1361 with SDRPlay RSP2, I am now having difficulty sourcing a File Management suite version tha...
by Paul
Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Code Corner
Topic: SDR#
Replies: 0
Views: 2625

SDR#

Having finally downloaded, installed and successfully run SDR# Rev 1361 with SDRPlay RSP2, I am now having difficulty sourcing a File Management suite version that is compatible with this version. Any suggestions gratefully received. I'm certainly not "Jumping ship" from SDRUno - just want a functio...
by Paul
Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: SDR Antennas
Topic: RA0SMS Miniwhip bad performance on SDRPlay
Replies: 36
Views: 44847

Re: RA0SMS Miniwhip bad performance on SDRPlay

Good of you to comment yet again Heinrich - no doubt good advice...
by Paul
Sun Jun 25, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: SDR Antennas
Topic: RA0SMS Miniwhip bad performance on SDRPlay
Replies: 36
Views: 44847

Re: RA0SMS Miniwhip bad performance on SDRPlay

Would this item from eBay in the USA be of any use Heinrich? (since you know what you're talking about - unlike me!):
http://www.ebay.com/itm/GOOD-Variable-A ... 2301284118
If so would you care to message "ultravista with an opinion.
by Paul
Sun Jun 25, 2017 5:10 am
Forum: SDR Antennas
Topic: RA0SMS Miniwhip bad performance on SDRPlay
Replies: 36
Views: 44847

Re: RA0SMS Miniwhip bad performance on SDRPlay

Good morning from UK. From my slender electrical knowledge and past experience, I really woudn't use either of the first two pictured as they may prove a fire hazard or at least are likely/possible to overheat. I believe that You need at least 100ma to be safe, but of course higher than 100ma would ...
by Paul
Sat Jun 24, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: SDR Antennas
Topic: RA0SMS Miniwhip bad performance on SDRPlay
Replies: 36
Views: 44847

Re: RA0SMS Miniwhip bad performance on SDRPlay

Just picking up on what Heinrich, said - my german made psu is about the size of a small brick and freestanding, suppied by a cable - it's no "wall-wart."
Best Wishes
Paul