Tagged: Amateur (ham) Radio
I have been thinking about running SDR on Android for some time. So I did this week. The setup is useful for “showing” radio waves to kids and adults. It also makes sense to see it when you want to debug wifi channel or other radio issues at home.
All credit to my curiosity in radio should go to RadioCity. As far as I know, it was the first private FM and started its first station in Bangalore. It used to broadcast 91.0 MHz (now 91.1). There was nothing like that in 2001. I went to national market and got myself a cheap pocket radio. It still works. I have been curious about radios since then.
Getting started Nooelec NESDR SMArt and Diamond RH 795, using the Gqrx. It’s been a decent combo to get started with listening to bands.
I am an electronics and communication engineer by education 1. The most fascinating subjects during my engineering were Antenna theory and Fields & Waves. They were also very difficult and confusing. Mostly because it was just theory and we didn’t have much lab. Also it took me a long time to understand the...