Search found 4 matches

by Frosty11
Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: SDRplay related
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 2
Views: 3685

Re: Newbie

Thanks for the in depth reply. Firstly I wasn't aware there is a Facebook page :) so I'll head over there. Secondly my Mac will prove difficult to run everything and do everything I want it to do. As you pointed out I can use Boot camp to create a partitioned Windows OS. I think I'll be going for a ...
by Frosty11
Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: SDR Antennas
Topic: Very first setup
Replies: 3
Views: 5869

Re: Very first setup

Discones work well and they are not expensive. Good for VHF and UHF but some people use them on lower frequencies. When it comes to HF it is a tradeoff between physical size and performance. Bigger is better. Limited space antennas can work well if they are properly designed. We are at the bottom o...
by Frosty11
Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: SDR Antennas
Topic: Very first setup
Replies: 3
Views: 5869

Very first setup

I'm planning my first setup, but need to know what I should get for my needs. I'm focusing on HF amateur bands, HF Oceanic traffic and VHF/I'VE airband as well as ADS-B. A discone seems to work well above 30 Mhz (according to research) but would you agree. I wouldn't be happy with a long wire runnin...
by Frosty11
Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: SDRplay related
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 2
Views: 3685

Newbie

Firstly howdy folks thanks for having me. I've been reading / watching videos around SDR for sometime now, which finally bought me to SDRPlay. Before I make my purchases I need to ask some questions, which we'llbe pretty basic for some. 1) I'm wanting to listen to HF amateur bands, HF Oceanic traffi...