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• New antennas for my SDR setup- Mailbag Monday

Added at 2014-02-19 11:40:47

by DO7FOX, 1321 views





2 new antennas have arrived for my shack. They will mainly be used connected to the USB- Software Defined Radio Dongles. One is a QFH for NOAA satellite imagery decoding and the other is a Comet discone that I hope should be the best option for almost all the ranges I tune into with the RTL-SDR. It is marketed as RX: 25-1300MHz- should work great!

The Comet antenna is marketed mainly to scanner use- but I believe it should be nearly perfect for the software defined radios. Should reduce the need for multiple antennas.

The Discone is a Comet DS150s

The QFH:
http://www.antennas.us/store/p/404-UC-1374-531-4-dBic-VHF-APT-Weather-Satellite-Antenna-WXSAT.html

At the end you can see the reception for a NOAA Satellite pass but I didn't get time to set up WXtoImg before the pass. The signal is amazing. Full tutorial video coming up :)

Cheers




  

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