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by jpsa
Thu Nov 10, 2016 7:35 pm
Forum: SDRplay related
Topic: Ferrite and interference spikes?
Replies: 10
Views: 20393

Re: Ferrite and interference spikes?

...I'll have a play and report back if I have any success! Adding ferrites to the RSP's USB cable definitely helped: I used Fair-Rite 'Material 31' clamp-on cores. What made bigger difference, though, was moving the RSP's USB cable to a hub, rather than plugging it directly into the back of the PC....
by jpsa
Tue Nov 08, 2016 10:37 am
Forum: SDRplay related
Topic: Ferrite and interference spikes?
Replies: 10
Views: 20393

Re: Ferrite and interference spikes?

DaveB wrote:If you want to detect meteors I recommend the FM broadcast band...
Thanks, Dave... I'll give that a go too!
by jpsa
Sun Nov 06, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: SDRplay related
Topic: Ferrite and interference spikes?
Replies: 10
Views: 20393

Re: Ferrite and interference spikes?

Me too! This post is partly to share my experience, and partly to seek advice before I start experimenting! To get started I'm currently using a whip antenna (Nagoya NA-771) screwed directly into the RSP, with that RSP on the end of a 5m USB cable to try to keep it away from the computer. This cable...