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RE: SDRs in broadcast
To: "'CRTech'" <crtech@crtech.org>
Subject: RE: SDRs in broadcast
From: "Bill Hurne" <billhurne@pilgrimradio.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2017 11:12:56 -0800
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Any SDR software measure modulation, and pilot and subcarrier (RDS) level?   I know not important measurements but a rough idea?   

Bill

-----Original Message-----
From: bruce@psalmfm.org [mailto:bruce@psalmfm.org] 
Sent: Friday, December 01, 2017 2:18 PM
To: CRTech
Subject: Re: [CRTech] SDRs in broadcast

SDR# software does RDS.
I bought a $15 dongle. SDR# is free software.  Its interesting but not anything I would use for important measurements.

Bruce

Quoting Wiely Boswell <wiely@faithradio.org>:

> So which one(s) does RDS ?
> I did a quick look and could not confirm RDS
>
> Some are amazingly cheap
> Not sure my 175$ RDS Play does RDS
> Wiely
>
>   _____
>
> From: Nathaniel Steele [mailto:nathaniel.steele@icloud.com]
> Sent: Friday, December 01, 2017 3:34 PM
> To: CRTech
> Subject: Re: [CRTech] SDRs in broadcast
>
>
>
> Oh yeah, and on my android phone i have an app and a usb on the go 
> adapter and i can use sdr from my phone. Pretty slick. The app is sdr 
> touch. Ot cost a couple of bucks.
>
> On December 1, 2017 2:51:41 PM Nathaniel Steele 
> <nathaniel.steele@icloud.com> wrote:
>
> I use one for a quick and dirty test tool. I wouldnt count on it for 
> accuracy though.
>
> Works well enough to see some spectrum, check rds, check out the band, 
> etc....
>
> On December 1, 2017 1:53:52 PM Matthew Chambers 
> <mchambers@showmeham.info>
> wrote:
>
> Anyone using one of those SDR USB dongle receivers either as a 
> modulation monitor, or any other application in a broadcast environment?
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
>
> Matthew A. Chambers
> 660-346-0703
>
> Day job 1
> Director - Macon County Office of Emergency Management
> 101 Washington St, Macon MO 63552
>
> Day job 2
> M Chambers Communications Engineering
> Broadcast Engineering and Icom 2-Way Radio Sales & Service
>
> Side job
> Firefighter - Atlanta Volunteer Fire Department
>
> Night job
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