September 22, 2018
  • 10:20 pm Interesting use of frequency
  • 1:14 pm Viewing Lightning RF Bursts with an RTL-SDR
  • 12:56 pm Fixing the Gigabyte RX460 4gb Black screen issue
  • 1:13 pm Setting up SDR#
  • 8:25 pm Setting up my First antenna

Lightning produces fairly wideband bursts of RF energy, especially down in the VLF to HF frequencies. Detecting these bursts with custom radio hardware is how lightning detection websites such as blitzortung.org work. It is not as difficult as it seems we can use an RTL-SDR with an up-converter to detect these types of low frequencies . A mini […]

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Fiddling around with my SDR i was seeing a lot of movement when ever i switched on the lights of my fan , so i fiddled around a bit and manged to pin point it to 867.780.990 MHz . Interestingly enough by pressing different buttons it would transmit at different frequencies thus it gave me […]

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SDR# is a very powerful software used for software defined radio . Used with the right equipment it opens up a whole new plethora of possibilities but it can be a pain to set up so ill show you how to do it in just a few steps Firstly download a copy of SDR# from […]

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Bought myself a Moonracker Jpole Dual Band Antenna on eBay . Setting up my first antenna was a blast! Using a pool cleaning pole and some bungee cord to secure the pole to the wall was a breeze . Using my UV5R i can now listen to almost everywhere in Cyprus seems like I got […]

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