Beginner’s Guide To Software-Defined Radio

Software Defined Radio

Here is an excellent and informative introduction to software-defined radios. This is a high-quality documentary as they all are from Tech Minds. I wish that many documentaries on YouTube would be as good as this one is. Most of the documentaries and editions are simply rubbish! Well done and thank you for your great and … Read more

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OPP to encrypt dispatch channels

OPP

The province’s $765-million upgrade of Ontario’s government two-way radio system will include encrypting OPP dispatch channels, the Sun has learned. Announced Thursday in Kenora, Ont., the upgrade to the current Bell Mobility Fleetnet system is meant to modernize the aging network — used primarily by the OPP, MTO road crews, provincial ambulance dispatch, and Ministry … Read more

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Install and Configure RTL.SDR

RTL SDR

Here is my new Software-Defined Radio, the RTL SDR: 100KHz-1.7GHz Full Band UV HF RTL-SDR Receiver. RTL is short for RTL2832U. The Realtek RTL2832U chipset was a popular choice for digital video broadcast (DVB-T) receivers, whose original purpose was to receive video. It was discovered that these could be repurposed and turned into wideband SDR … Read more

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The Uniden Bearcat HomePatrol

Uniden Bearcat HomePatrol

I am seriously looking at buying one of these Uniden Bearcat HomePatrol scanners in the near future. This is state-of-the-art in scanning and I’m impressed with the audio I’ve heard on some YouTube videos. I need a scanner that doesn’t just sit there but likes to be tinkered with. I like eye candy too; I … Read more

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