KiwiSDR2 [radio]

 






Despite selling one and giving away two of the five monster vintage 'boat anchor' receivers that I had, I still enjoy listening to shartwave radio.

The modern iCOM R8600 that I also have has a wider range plus some decoding options but it's not easy to figure out what encoding is used on which frequencies. The SDR-Control app from Marcus Roskosch at https://ham-radio-apps.com/ makes this much easier and also allows some remote control of the receiver so you can place it and an antenna at the top floor of your house while listening downstairs.

I also got the SDRplay RSP1B box:


This offers a great listening experience at a very low price compared to the iCOM hardware. I had one before and bought one again after a (somewhat limited) Mac version of the software became available.

This device needs a computer to be connected to the receiver.

For some time now a nifty little device has appeared which not only works standalone, it even allows you or anyone else to utilize the receiver from any place in the world where there is internet. On a laptop, on an iPad, on a phone.

Mine for instance is on http://21512.proxy.kiwisdr.com:8073/

More info on  https://kiwisdr.nz/  and  http://kiwisdr.com/






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