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During the recent George Floyd BLM protests police and military aircraft have been playing a large part in the surveillance of protestors. All these aircraft are required to transmit ADS-B which of course can be monitored with an RTL-SDR or … Continue reading
Over on YouTube the "Unboxing Tomorrow" channel has uploaded a video explaining how he uses RTL-SDR dongles to monitor various radio channels for storm warnings. He notes how he uses his RTL-SDR to monitor the NOAA national weather service channel … Continue reading
Over on his YouTube channel Tech Minds has uploaded a video where he overviews and demonstrates the ADALM PLUTO (aka PlutoSDR). The PlutoSDR is a low cost RX/TX full duplex capable SDR with up to 56 MHz of bandwidth and … Continue reading
Thank you to Carl Reinemann for writing in and sharing his website that contains a few tips that he’s learned when setting up an RTL-SDR based receiver for GOES 16/17 weather satellite image reception. As well as the tips, he’s uploaded a … Continue reading
Today NooElec have released a new product called the "Ham-it-up Nano" for US$49.95 on their store and Amazon. The original Ham-it-up is an HF upconverter that enables reception of the HF bands with SDRs that do not natively support HF. … Continue reading
Thank you to Jean-Marie Polard (F5VLB) for letting us know about his work in creating underground "earth probe" antennas that work for both RX and TX between 0 – 14 MHz, and are especially good at VLF and below. He writes: … Continue reading