Hardware Users are asking, which receiver we would recommend. The answer depends on many factors amongst application, environment, antenna and price. Focusing on ready-to-use SDR hardware for listening with Windows we can recommend following tested receivers: Above list is a small selection sorted by price. There are many other recommendable receivers, but we only considered receivers, we have (tested). For controlling / using a receiver directly from HDSDR you need to install the receiver's ExtIO DLL. How to Turn Any Classroom Into a Makerspace There is a certain magic found in rolling up your sleeves and tackling a project head on, an undeniable sense of empowerment that results from solving problems and manifesting big ideas. In essence, that’s the soul of the maker movement — creative individuals from all walks of life united by an insatiable desire to improve the world around them. Although synonymous with 3D Printing, it extends far beyond a single technology or buzzword. Truth be told, the maker movement represents the instinctual drive of our species to ascend ever upwards: to innovate, design, and construct a better tomorrow.
guides:tracking_guide [UKHAS Wiki] This is a short guide to receiving live tracking data from a balloon sending out GPS fixes. Covering setting up a radio, computer and the software to upload the tracking data to a central server. Another excellent guide can be found at Project Horus Translations Components
QUISK, A Software Defined Radio (SDR) Downloads The latest Quisk for Linux including source is: quisk-3.6.16.tar.gz The latest Quisk for Windows is: quisk-3.6.16.win32-py2.7.msi Please see CHANGELOG.txt for changes to Quisk, and the detailed documentation and help file. The previous release of Quisk for Linux including source is: quisk-3.6.14.tar.gz The previous release of Quisk for Windows is: quisk-3.6.14.win32-py2.7.msi Maker Lab - Barc, the Robot Dog Content on this site may contain or be subject to specific guidelines or limitations on use. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Terms and Conditions of the site; third parties using this content agree to abide by any limitations or guidelines and to comply with the Terms and Conditions of this site. Cypress Semiconductor and its suppliers reserve the right to make corrections, deletions, modifications, enhancements, improvements and other changes to the content and materials, its products, programs and services at any time or to move or discontinue any content, products, programs, or services without notice.
guides:sdr_tracker [UKHAS Wiki] This is incomplete. Needs antenna advice Linux Overview With recent advances in software defined radio (SDR) it is in theory possible to track and listen into a payload using a sub £20 dongle and your PC. This is cutting edge and although suitable for testing and tracking the payloads of others it isn't recommended for actual tracking and recovery of your own payload. GNU Radio - WikiStart - gnuradio.org Introduction¶ GNU Radio is a free & open-source software development toolkit that provides signal processing blocks to implement software radios. It can be used with readily-available low-cost external RF hardware to create software-defined radios, or without hardware in a simulation-like environment.
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