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  • Updates on the PICTOR Low Cost Open Source Radio Telescope Based on RTL-SDR
    by admin on 22nd October 2019 at 10:01 am

    Back in July we posted about PICTOR, an open source and RTL-SDR based radio telescope project. The owner of the project recently wrote in and wanted to share some updates. His text is below: A few months ago, PICTOR was launched. PICTOR is a free to use open source radio telescope that allows anyone to […]

  • Using an RTL-SDR to Investigate GPS Interference Problems on Drones Caused By HD Cameras
    by admin on 22nd October 2019 at 6:29 am

    Over on YouTube Drone and Model Aircraft enthusiast channel Paweł Spychalski has uploaded a video showing how he determined that cheap HD cameras that are commonly used on hobbyist drones can cause locking issues with the on board GPS. He writes: You might believe it or not (today I will prove it, however) that HD cameras, […]

  • SDR Makerspace Conference to be Held in Switzerland in November
    by admin on 22nd October 2019 at 5:28 am

    SDR Makerspace is a community based in Greece that is run by the European Space Agency and Libre Space Foundation (who are responsible for the SatNOGS project). It provides funding and resources for Software Defined Radio based space communication projects. On November 28-29 2019 they are holding the SDR Makerspace Conference in Payerne, Switzerland. The conference is free to register […]

  • L-Band Patch Antenna Set Preorder Sale Ending Soon – Shipping Begins Next Week
    by admin on 17th October 2019 at 10:32 am

    Just a heads up that the preorder sale on our new L-Band Patch antenna set will be ending October 21 as we are almost ready to ship the units out. After the preorder sale ends the pricing will rise from $34.95 to $39.95 USD. PREORDER PRICING: 34.95 USD incl. free shipping. PREORDER ENDS OCTOBER 21! […]

  • Using a LimeSDR and RTL-SDR to Transfer a Text File Over the Air
    by admin on 17th October 2019 at 9:51 am

    Over on his blog nuclearrambo has been working on a project that uses a LimeSDR and RTL-SDR to transfer a small CSV text file over the air. The transmitting side consists of a GNU Radio flowchart that encodes the text file into a binary string, modulates that binary string with Binary Phase Shift Keying (BPSK), […]

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