Tag Archives: SDR

Hamfest find: Griffin Technology PowerMate Controller

A few weeks ago, I attended the WCARS hamfest in near Waynesville, North Carolina. I walked out of that hamfest carrying way more goods than I had intended to purchase (more on that in a future post–!). One of the … Continue reading

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Radio Serbia International recording and final farewell

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, “Mutezone,” who writes: “I want to share a link to a video of Radio Serbia International’s English service recorded on the 4th of July 2015… […]I have been monitoring for RSI during the last … Continue reading

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The Siru Innovatios SDR20 adds new features

Many thanks to Jarkko Mäkivaara with Siru Innovations who writes with the following update: We have added some new features to our SDR20 portable radio! Please see the video [below] for a demonstration of the following features: * Smooth zoom in FFT/waterfall … Continue reading

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LondonShortwave: “Scanning the skies”

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, LondonShortwave, who shared (via Twitter) this video with recordings made with his portable SDR in a London park: Brilliant recordings, LS, and amazingly QRM-free! You can follow LondonShortwave on his blog and via Twitter.

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A review of the SDRplay RSP software defined receiver

The following review originally appeared in the May 2015 issue of The Spectrum Monitor magazine. Good things often come in small packages.  But not all of these things are…well, affordable. Ironically, earlier this year, just after I began to evaluate … Continue reading

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The Siru Innovatios SDR20 multi-touch portable SDR

A few weeks ago, at the Four Days In May conference (held alongside the Dayton Hamvention) I met Jarkko Mäkivaara from the Finnish company Siru. Jarkko was demonstrating the SDR20: a radio that immediately grabbed my attention from across the room. The … Continue reading

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A review of the TitanSDR Pro software defined receiver

The following review originally appeared in the May 2015 issue of The Spectrum Monitor magazine. It’s no secret…I’m a bit of an SDR geek. Yes, after discovering the power of software-defined radios a few years ago, I’m hooked: SDR listening … Continue reading

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