[amsat-bb] Re: Need Advice for SDR choice
Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL
vlfiscus at mcn.net
Mon Jan 3 15:41:49 PST 2011
At 09:35 PM 1/3/2011 +0000, g7iii at g7iii.net wrote:
>On 03/01/11 21:26, Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL wrote:
>>At 06:25 PM 1/2/2011 -0500, marklhammond at gmail.com wrote:
>>>Assuming you only need receive, of course...
>>>Works great...just had a QSO on FO-29 using it for receive (thanks KB1RVT!).
>>You know what's really interesting to me about this. With a WX type
>>enclosure you could put the receiver right at the feedpoint of the antenna.
>>Well, maybe not, I don't know what the maximum USb cable length can be.
>USB is not going to make *that* kind of distance, and I wouldn't
>reccomend it anyway, due to lightning etc...*BUT* you can get
>USB Opto Converters...
>I must confess, once I've played a bit more with my USRP, There's
>likely to be a USRP2 going up the mast, with an ethernet<->fibre
>adapter on the end...
I didn't think so, you never see any really long USB cables. I went back
and found a couple issues of the Amsat Journal that gave an introduction to
SDR, and you know it's really quite ingenious.
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