Tag Archives: SDR

A Preamp for the SDR

Figure 1:  A preamp tossed together on a piece of proto-board. Click to enlarge. The performance of the Soft66 Lite is alright for the price of a couple fast food dinners, so I’ve no complaints.  But, I thought maybe some … Continue reading

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SoC/SBC Boards for Ham Radio (2)

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” … Continue reading

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Ham Radio on a Pi2

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 … Continue reading

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Simple SDR + FLDigi

Figure 1: The graphic shows the layout of SDR, as utilized by hams.  Click to enlarge. I decided to utilize the simple SDR hardware by using Quisk as the SDR software, and FLDigi as the digital mode software. It was … Continue reading

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A Second SDR for the Desktop

Figure 1: I liked the “Soft66 Lite” so much I decided I needed another for the desktop, in addition to the one purchased for the homemade tablet. For the desktop unit, a separate enclosure was needed. These tiny little things … Continue reading

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Using Simple SDR hardware

Figure 1: The combination of the “Soft66 Lite“ SDR hardware, the Quisk SDR software, and the WSJTx digital mode software is displayed in the graphic (the WSJTx screen shows two CW signals). The Soft66 Lite SDR hardware worked well with … Continue reading

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A Shortwave Receiver for the “Homemade” Tablet

Figure 1: The “soft66 Lite” SDR (software defined radio) board. It’s a fun thing to build in a spare three hours, and even more fun to operate! Recently I’d integrated a “homemade”  tablet into the station, for things like receiving … Continue reading

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