Category: Radio

Getting started with RTL2832 EZcap USB SDR receiver in Ubuntu

Note: If you have MATLAB, you can also check out the RTL-SDR support in Matlab: http://www.mathworks.com/hardware-support/rtl-sdr.html Reference: http://www.hack4fun.eu/2012/05/rtl-sdr-backtrack-5-r2/ You do NOT need the install CD that comes with your EZcap RTL2382 USB stick. You do need to install libusb-1.0-0-dev, git and cmake as in Step 0. Step 0.1: Open a Terminal window, and type: sudo […]

GMRS License Statistics

Here is a graphic of newly granted GMRS licenses per month, from January 2010 to March 2012. I have a lot more data to plot, but this will whet your appetite hopefully.

ARRL Seeking 900MHz feedback by May 7, 2012

http://www.arrl.org/news/arrl-seeks-comments-on-proposed-33-cm-band-plan ARRL would like your feedback on the proposed new 900MHz (33cm) bandplan. Of note: All repeaters at 25MHz split, with outputs in the 927-928MHz range Simplex on 927.100MHz