Thursday, June 09, 2016

What's inside an SDRPlay

I love tuning around HF with an SDR display, it's great to see the whole band in one go.

The recent v0.1.20-alpha update to CubicSDR works very well on MacOS and in particular with the SDRPlay. These things just look like a black plastic box and I haven't seen any pictures of the internals so here you go:

As you see not much there, but it has 8 automatically switched input band pass filters. Full technical information is here.

It interfaces with SDR software via SoapySDR:

And works really well.

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