Monthly Archives: February 2013

Utah Off-Airport Crash Landing w/ Video

By Russ Niles, Editor-in-Chief The cellphone videographer who kept the camera rolling as he and four others, including his seven-month-old baby, made a rough off-airport landing in Utah Feb. 2 has defended the pilot’s choice of a field covered in two feet of snow instead of a straight stretch of interstate highway. The video, which records what inevitably […]

SDR: Softrock

Building the SoftRock SDR Posted by Andrew Back on Thu, Dec 20 2012 09:37:44 DSP GSM Test Solder Assembly Communication Applications 723 views This is the first of two posts which take a look at the relatively simple and easy to construct SoftRock software-defined radio (SDR) that is designed for HF amateur radio use. SDR is a particularly […]

Mode S: USB DVB-T hardware to create a low cost Mode S aviation SDR receiver

 Software-defined Radio on a Shoestring Posted by Andrew Back on Tue, Jul 10 2012 09:15:18 Circuit Simulation Test USB (Universal Serial Bus) Wireless Display & Lighting Human Machine Interface PIC FRAM Power Software-defined radio (SDR) holds incredible promise for the future of communications: from reducing the bill of materials and enabling software upgrade of equipment, to cognitive radio […]

Mode S: Using an An SDR for $17: Decoding ADS-B Aircraft Transponders:

An SDR for $17 – The R820T USB RTL-SDR DVB-T Dongle Posted on January 12, 2013 by Chris Smolinski You may have heard of the latest SDR craze to hit the radio hobby – the RTL based USB dongle TV tuners. These were originally made to receive and decode the European standard digital television broadcasts. An enterprising hobbyist […]

Mode S: Using an Ettus SDR: Decoding ADS-B Aircraft Transponders

Garmin Introduces New Series of Aviation VHF Radios

January 15, 2013 – posted in In the Air, What better way to start off the new year than by bringing you more new products? We’re excited to introduce a new series of aviation VHF COM and NAV/COM radios, the GTR and GNC series. As the replacement products for the popular SL 30 and SL 40 […]

SDR: Nuand bladeRF – the USB 3.0 Superspeed Software Defined Radio

 Home  Blog  Get involved  Support  Contact  Order bladeRF – the USB 3.0 Superspeed Software Defined Radio BladeRF: a low cost wideband SDR transceiver   With a 300MHz to 3.8GHZ range, 40MHz bandwidth, USB 3.0 interface and priced at only $400, it’s hardly surprising bladeRF reached its $100,000 Kickstarter goal in under 8 days. A gap […]