Sdr-console V3 preview is now available

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The new Version of SDR-Console V3 is now out in preview, for everyone to download, it's well worth a look, it will install in its own folder independent of v2.3 so you can run together, not all options are added yet... but as simon said, it's a taste of things to come...

 

http://sdr-radio.com/v3_preview_downloads

 

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The LimeSDR

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Looks like there will be a new SDR player in town soon, the LimeSDR.... 100Khz - 3.8Ghz this is going to be one to watch, no prices yet, but the specifications seem good, we are waiting with baited breath for the results of any tests, I hope the company will provide windows API's and ExTIO interfaces so that many of the SDR users already out there can take advantage of this radio.

 

Specs: Key components:

  • LMS7002M Lime Microsystems Transceiver with continuous Frequency range of 100 kHz – 3.8 GHz (Datasheet)
  • Cyclone IV EP4CE40F23 Altera FPGA (Datasheet) also compatible with EP4CE30F23
  • USB3 CYUSB3014-BZXC Cypress Microcontroller (Datasheet)
  • 4 x TxOut and 6 x RxIn U.FL connectors for RF cables
  • microUSB3 connector or plug, external power supply (optional) and status LEDs
  • 256 MBytes of DDR2 SDRAM (Datasheet)
  • Size:  100 mm x 60 mm
  • Interface: USB3 for control,  data transfer and power
  • Power Output (CW): up to 6.5 dBm
  • Covering: Wi-Fi, 2G, 3G, LTE, any other air interfaces

 

 

I think this could be a great device if the company support it right and don't just tie it to GNURadio, if the TX side is using the OpenHPSDR protocols, the SDR-Console V3 should be able to support the TX also...

 

Website: http://www.limesdr.org

 

 

Youtube Video

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Here are a few of my videos using SDR-Console just messing around with different options.

 

 

SDRPlay Guides

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Latest Page Updates: November 22nd 2016 -  updated cookbook for new SDRUno Ver 1.11 

 

Just updating the page for the NEW SDRuno from SDRPlay, for the RSP1,RSP2 & RSP2pro this is a guide used in conjuction with the manual supplied in the install package. See link Below

 


SDRuno CookBook  http://www.nn4f.com/sdruno-cookbook.pdf 
Latest Version is 1.1002 November 22nd 06:00Z

 

Just added a new guide for V3 of SDR-Console that was released, Aug 17th, this is a setup guide for using V3 of Console with the SDRPlay RSP, it is an ever evolving file, will be updated as options are added to the program

 

Update: A new preview is due soon with many updates, NEW API 1.95 and Record/Playback tool have updated the V3 PDF ready for the immenient release of Preview #3 as of Aug 16th 2016

 

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you can bookmark this page for updates to the guide... 

 

Http://www.nn4f.com/SDR-Console-V3-SDRPlay-RSP_QuickGuideTips.pdf

 

And the Quick Guide for V2.3 

 

Http://www.nn4f.com/SDR-Console-SDRPlay-RSP_QuickGuideTips.pdf

 

Also there is a guide for HDSDR by Mike Ladd at this location

 

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/7434avup8mrkzti/AAADNCEM9p6XDoVh-tjoKxTHa?dl=0

 

 

Sdr-console V3 Testing.

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Doing some testing on SDR-Console V3, prior to its UTP#1 (User Technical Preview) release on March 25th. Simon has done a fantastic job on the new version, and today I'm playing with the SSB squelch which has been much anticipated since earlier versions. Running the SDRPlay RSP as 5Mhz bandwidth.

 

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ADS-B on the SDRPlay RSP

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SDRPlay released an ADS-B driver for the RSP and ADS-B signals, to allow the RSP for use on aircraft tracking, I set one of my RSP's up for feeding the data to FlightRadar24, if you send a data feed to FR24, you get a FREE Premium account. Seems to be working quite well, range is about the same as using a RTL Dongle to decode, but the aircraft tracking total seems to be greater. Below image is Dump1090_SDRplay feeding Virtual Radar Server, which then feeds out to FR24feeder. Will have it running 24/7 will update will stats later...

 

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Running Virtual Radar Server on a local dedicated radio PC 

Virtual Radar Server

If you have an SDRPlay, below is the link for the ADS-B Software.
http://www.sdrplay.com/software/SDRplay_ADS-B_Installer_1.13.exe

Virtual Radar Server is available here http://www.virtualradarserver.co.uk/

and Flightradar server is available here https://www.flightradar24.com/share-your-data

 

 

DXCC countries I still need...

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So these are the remaining countries/entities that I need.... 22 remaining, some are not so rare, just never on at the same time, need to make a more concerted effort, like Macao & Bangladesh, but some I may never get to work, like North Korea or Syria.

BAKER HOWLAND ISLANDS, BANGLADESH, BOUVET ISLAND, CAMBODIA, CROZET ISLAND, DPRK (NORTH KOREA), EQUATORIAL GUINEA, HEARD ISLAND (Operational Next Month), JOHNSTON ISLAND, JUAN DE NOVA - EUROPA, KERMADEC ISLAND, KINGMAN REEF, MACAO, MINAMI TORISHIMA, PRATAS ISLAND, PRINCE EDWARD & MARION ISLANDS, SAN FELIX ISLANDS, SOUTH ORKNEY ISLANDS, SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS, SYRIA, TURKMENISTAN, WILLIS ISLAND.

 

So far, since 2001 I have worked 323 Countries/Entities, so I'm getting close...

Facebook SDRPlay Group

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If you've got a SDRPlay RSP, then look at joining the facebook group I created, it's totally independent from the SDRPlay company, and you can get help and unbiased info on the RSP...with over 2,000 users and growing daily...


http://www.facebook.com/groups/SDRPlay

SDRPlay RSP2

The New RSP2 & RSP2pro
1Khz - 2Ghz 12bit SDR

FREE SDRuno Software
3 Antenna Ports
Enhanced Filtering
MW/FM Notch Filters

Support for SDR-Console/HDSDR Soon.

 

 

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