Category Archives: RF

Investigating VOR signals, Part 1

A field trip is made to the Bangor (BGR) VOR beacon, in order to capture a clean signal from ground level. Continue reading

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Planespotting, The SDR Way

ADS-B broadcasts allow modern-age planespotting by tracking local aircraft position reports. Continue reading

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Mystery Chip

A small “Mystery Chip” showed up in a SparkFun order… Continue reading

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Redneck Antenna Design

Increasing cell phone signal strength (while disrupting Feng Shui) with aluminum foil… Continue reading

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