Tag Archives: RTL-SDR

High Stability TCXO Upgrade for RTLSDR Dongles

Over at RTL-SDR.com, I found out about a great new product that’s just come out for more precise SDR applications: a customized R820T-based stick with a high stability temperature compensated crystal oscillator (TCXO) in place of the stock crystal, giving … Continue reading

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KN0CK Amplified RTLSDR for HF Rev. 5 is Back!

After some technical difficulties, the KN0CK Amplified RTLSDR for HF Rev. 5 is back! Now for sale directly through blog.KF7LZE, and including free shipping in the United States, and a free PAL to BNC adapter with purchase! Everything you need to … Continue reading

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For Sale: The KN0CK and KF7LZE RTLSDR for HF Rev. 5!

I’m happy to announce that Rev 5 of the KN0CK and KF7LZE RTLSDR for HF is now available for sale in its 5th iteration – now featuring Direct Sampling, while still keeping the familiar wide-band pre-amplifier! On account of the … Continue reading

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Australian TV Tuner Offers 4 RTLSDR Tuners in One Internal Card

Over at RTL-SDR.com is a report of a fascinating development with the DigitalNow Quad DVB-T Receiver, apparently well suited to working as a very powerful multi-SDR solution. I just wanted to let you guys know that the Digital Now Quad … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: KN0CK Rev B Integrated HF RTLSDR

Marty KN0CK developed a very interesting v1.0 HF converter based on surface mount technology that fits inside the casing of an RTLSDR tuner dongle. He’s recently sent me schematics for the revision, which should offer even better performance! This new iteration … Continue reading

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Round-Up of RTLSDR Upconverter Choices

Updated 11/19/2015! There are 22 converters listed. Know any more? Leave a comment! The RTLSDR is designed for higher frequency operation, so if you’d like your RTLSDR to be able to access many of the amateur, short, medium and longwave bands … Continue reading

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World’s Most Complicated FM Radio [RTL-SDR]

After many hours of trial and error, I’ve turned my computer into one of the most complicated FM radios imaginable – and it’s nearly free. With just a cheap ($11) TV tuner based on the Realtek RTL2383 chipset and some … Continue reading

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