[amsat-bb] Re: FUNcube Dongle pro

Alan wa4sca at gmail.com
Thu Nov 21 10:51:12 PST 2013


I have as a test used it with my regular M2 antennas and external preamps with no issues.  It compares
very favorably with the $4k rig, and caused no problem when operating mode-J.



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<[mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL
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<Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: FUNcube Dongle pro
<At 10:14 AM 11/21/2013 -0800, "Ken Swaggart" 
<<k.swaggart at charter.net> wrote:
<>I've been using SDR# with my FunCube Dongle Pro and have been 
<very pleased 
<>with it's performance and the available plug-ins. Here's the site:
<>And some more info at:
<>Primarily I've been using it as a panadapter to monitor the 
<first IF of my 
<>Ken, W7KKE
<Thanks Ken,
<That was my next question, hit send on the first email too soon. I
<was wondering if anyone was using it with outdoor antenna's & preamp
<with any success, or if it's mainly only useful for tapping off
<the I.F. on another receiver.
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