Dr. Keith A. Moseley

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Location: UK

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,277 - Total Helpful Votes: 796 of 854
I got it to use as an SDR. By downloading a generic driver and some German geekware (i.e.software with less than transparent instructions and bits such as .dll files missing) and messing around for a couple of hours I now have this dongle tracking commercial flights from their on-board transmitters (i.e. the type that Malaysia MH370 turned off). The tiny aerial supplied with this dongle is quite adequate for plane tracking, picking up aircraft 100 miles away, but probably won't be that good for other SDR applications. However, a home made aerial can be made.

I witheld one star because the USB plug is a bit bendy and a large dongle like this one could get pranged easily… Read more
8ft Bamboo Canes 18-20mm "EXTRA THICK" - Pack of 5&hellip by scot plants direct
5.0 out of 5 stars Quality canes, 5 May 2014
8 foot long and sturdy too. All too often one finds the spindly canes left over in garden centres after everyone else has picked through the better ones. Fifty of these canes solved the problem.
1aTTack Coaxial Adaptor / Coaxial Female to MCX Ma&hellip by 1aTTack.de
4.0 out of 5 stars Does what I wanted, 5 May 2014
I wanted to connect a software defined radio dongle to a chimney-mounted VHF aerial via a coax lead. This convertor was just the job. The MCX end was a little tight when inserted in the dongle but everything worked fine.

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