> A better current URL is www.softrockradio.org. These guys are
> doing amazing missionary work for SDR - where else can you get
> started in a whole new aspect of radio for $12 (the price of a
> single-band RX kit)?
Couple that with http://www.wu2x.com/sdr.html. Scott has modified
the PowerSDR software for use as a bandscope that controls some
One note about the Softrock in this application. The Softrock
mixer is not well balanced and can cause leakage back into the
IF of the primary radio. You may need to add a high isolation
buffer amplifier and extra shielding between the Softrock and
... Joe, W4TV
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Pete Smith
> Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2008 7:41 AM
> To: Joe Wilkowski; W0MU Mike Fatchett; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] [GMCC] Bandscope Software??
> A better current URL is www.softrockradio.org. These guys are doing
> amazing missionary work for SDR - where else can you get
> started in a whole
> new aspect of radio for $12 (the price of a single-band RX kit)?
> 73, Pete N4ZR
> At 12:05 PM 1/14/2008, Joe Wilkowski wrote:
> >Mike, for a relative small investment, you can use a SDR
> (software defined
> >radio) in the form of one of the Softrock kits
> >http://www.amqrp.org/kits/softrock40/ and brew up a nice
> little rig and use
> >Rocky software or even the big brother Power SDR software to
> view the entire
> >spectrum on your band of choice for a relatively cheap
> price. The softrock
> >page is a little outdated as he has multi band kits now as
> well as receiving
> >capabilities. In any event, a solution to your question.
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "W0MU Mike Fatchett" <email@example.com>
> >To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "'GMC reflector'"
> >Sent: Monday, January 14, 2008 9:53 AM
> >Subject: [GMCC] Bandscope Software??
> > >I was curious if anyone knew of software that can be used
> as a bandscope to
> > >monitor a band for activity?
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