Figure 1: FLDigi is shown running on the Pi2, decoding a BPSK signal, using Cirrus audio.
The Cirrus adapter worked just fine on the Pi2, as can be seen in figure 1.0. I took the audio first from the “phones” jack of an old amateur radio receiver, and then from the sound card of a second PC running a browser webSDR page. This audio was connected via the “line-in” connector of the Cirrus adapter in the Pi2 box. In both cases the audio was very good, and was adequate to decode signals while using a only a moderate input level. The noise and spur levels were much less than on an i386 PC based machine I had used for FLDigi/ham activities in the past.
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Figure 1: Quisk running on the second “homemade” tablet, which use a Pi2 SoC SBC board. (Click to enlarge).
Some of the other posts on this site refer to my “homemade” tablet, which I subsequently outfitted with components for ham radio usage. I recently built another “homemade” tablet, this time using a Raspberry Pi2 board for the computing power.
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