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Title: Fun for Twenty Bucks - Software Defined Radio (SDR) USB Sticks.
Post by: W1RC on February 15, 2015, 04:51:04 AM
General Information:  http://www.rtl-sdr.com/about-rtl-sdr/

Software:  http://www.hdsdr.de

Hardware - What to buy and where to get it:  http://www.rtl-sdr.com/buy-rtl-sdr-dvb-t-dongles/

SDRUSB stick:   http://www.amazon.com/NooElec-RTL-SDR-RTL2832U-Software-Packages/dp/B008S7AVTC/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1423954476&sr=1-2&keywords=Rtl-sdr+up+converter

http://www.nooelec.com/store/sdr/sdr-receivers/nesdr-mini-rtl2832-r820t.html
 
Up converter for HF lower frequencies:    http://www.amazon.com/NooElec-Ham-Up-v1-2-Upconverter/dp/B009LQT3G6/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1423954476&sr=1-1&keywords=Rtl-sdr+up+converter

Some tutorials:

https://learn.adafruit.com/downloads/pdf/getting-started-with-rtl-sdr-and-sdr-sharp.pdf

http://www.qsl.net/y/yo4tnv/HamSoftware/COAA/RTL-SDR%20Tutorial_%20Cheap%20ADS-B%20Aircraft%20RADAR%20-%20rtl-sdr.pdf

http://rtl-sdr.sceners.org/?tag=fm#

http://rtlsdr.org

http://www.dxzone.com/catalog/Technical_Reference/Software_Defined_Radio/RTLSDR/

Use with iPad?  not now but perhaps one day. Works with other SDR front ends though.

http://apps.digitalconfections.com/?page_id=28

http://digitalconfections.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&Itemid=61&func=showcat&catid=4

Article on Web-based SDR receivers:  http://forum.near-fest.com/index.php?topic=1225.msg2860#msg2860

Transceivers:  http://ae9rb.com