Homemade Discone for RTL-SDR Use.

“I have been getting into software defined radio via RTLSDR and found the stock antennas woeful for reception and picked up a tonne of noise from my LCD and laptop – though it’s hardly surprising.  So to improve the situation and spend as little as possible I decided to make a discone antenna.  After some research I happened upon VE3SQB’s site and a neat discone design program for Windows.  As a compromise between frequency and unwieldyness I settled on 130MHz as the lower bound.  Discones are inherently wideband and I expect the antenna to be useful for reception in the 60MHz to 1700MHz band the E4000 tuner can work with.” — http://helix.air.net.au

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  • CEDRIC

    hello my friend

    very nice antenna, i am very interrest with your antenna it is very interresting can you please give some information about your construction
    please

    many thanks for all

    BYE
    CEDRIC

  • http://joao.ferreira.mello@gmail.com joão

    gostaria de receber sempre informações sobre a tecnologia sdr. Forte abraço do amigo João

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