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Category Antennas

My Loop on Ground HAM antenna worked!

I’m not a very “handy” man. In fact I really don’t enjoy construction projects at all, and try to avoid … Read the rest

Sometimes it all goes wrong!

But even when it does, there all is not lost!

In this video I set out to monitor a bunch … Read the rest

NooElec Inmarsat Bundle Review

If you are looking to get started with decoding L Band satellite data going to aircraft, this is one bundle … Read the rest

RTL-SDR L-Band Patch Antenna Giveaway

This is a free to enter Giveaway. No purchase is required to participate.

YouTube is not a sponsor, or … Read the rest

1 antenna to 15 radios with no loss

One thing I am frequently asked about is how many antennas I have, and how I distribute the signal to … Read the rest

Broadsword Slim Jim Review

Following my review of the Broadsword D1000 portable antenna, I tested out a VHF Slim Jim. I discovered that on … Read the rest

Great Frugal Airband Antenna Review

Over the years I have used many antennas on my scanners. When monitoring public safety systems I tend to switch … Read the rest

Antenna basics for your SDR

If you are new to the world of radio, you may not yet have acquired much information about antennas.

There … Read the rest

RTL-SDR + YouLoop

For this experiment, I matched up the $25 RTL-SDR v3 dongle with my recently acquired AirSpy YouLoop antenna.

The YouLoop … Read the rest

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