• Effective immediately we will be deleting, without notice, any negative threads or posts that deal with the use of encryption and streaming of scanner audio.

    We've noticed a huge increase in rants and negative posts that revolve around agencies going to encryption due to the broadcasting of scanner audio on the internet. It's now worn out and continues to be the same recycled rants. These rants hijack the threads and derail the conversation. They no longer have a place anywhere on this forum other than in the designated threads in the Rants forum in the Tavern.

    If you violate these guidelines your post will be deleted without notice and an infraction will be issued. We are not against discussion of this issue. You just need to do it in the right place. For example:


  1. K

    Radio location possible with multiple RTL-SDR's?

    I have a thought I want to throw out here. I am wondering how difficult it would be for a group of us to use RTL-SDR’s to receive signals from our various locations and upload the signal strength to a web site that would analyze and map transmitter locations in near real-time. It would be...
  2. E

    Modify/Revive old RTL stick (part 1)

    Modify/Revive old RTL stick I bought 2 of these inexpensive RTL sticks for just over $12 each almost 3 years ago. IEIK SDRICE RTL-SDR FM DAB DVB-T USB Stick Set with RTL2832U & R820T Great SDR for SDR# ADS-B Receiver Set Radio Compatible ICE Input...
  3. B

    Looking to up grade my SDR witha few $$$$

    Right now I have the 22$ adafruit rafeal SDR that gets really hot. I'm looking to do: 1.Listen watch aircraft landing using windows and the google maps app where it like actually seeing out the ****pit in real time. SUPER COOL!{for dorks} 2. Listen to ~1MHz to thirty MHz then try to decode...
  4. cybersec

    RTL-SDR Antennas

    Hello! I'm a bit of a newbie here and with SDR in general, but I had a question about RTL-SDR dongles. From what I've heard and read so far, RTL-SDR dongles are the cheapest way of getting into SDR while still having a fairly quality product. I impulse-bought a dongle a few months ago when I...
  5. R

    DSD in Edmonton

    Hi all. Got my first RTL dongle a couple of weeks ago. It is now installed and providing ADS-B feeds to PlanePlotter, FlightRadar24.com & PlaneFinder.net. Since that one is tied up, I've ordered 2 more which should arrive later this week. The goal for the next 2 RTL-SDR devices is to...