Archive for date: March 8, 2009

SDR Software for the Mac

March 8, 2009 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

Part of the difficulty that I had testing my Softrok was the apparent lack of SDR software for my MacBook. Both WY7USA and NM5DV came through for me though, and suggested that I have a peek at DSPRadio, by Sebastian Mrozek, DO8SEM. It didn’t fix the imbalance/lack of sensitivity that I had, but it did […]

First signals heard through the Softrock Lite II

March 8, 2009 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Well, I’m not sure that the Softrock I put together is working entirely well. I’m beginning to believe that the transformer that I wound might be bad. My receiver seems a bit deaf, and also seems to have only about 20db or so of opposite side rejection (I’m getting images of signals on both sides […]