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850 MHz scanner preamplifier / filter project

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

KF5OBS writes: This article shows how to use off-the-shelf parts to improve the performance of a radio scanner in the 800 – 900 MHz band. Furthermore, it shows how to expand radio coverage by using two different receive antennas at the same time. For some reason, my new BCD996XT scanner...

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RTL-SDR scanner

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Al from Ear to Ear Oak has released this open source cross platform Python frequency scanning GUI for the OsmoSDR rtl-sdr library. The software scans a range of frequencies and plots the result, allowing you to find signals to investigate. The RTL dongle has a maximum bandwith of about 2.8MHz...

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