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Categories | Receivers: General Coverage | Funcube Help

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KD7RDZI2  Rating: 5/5 Oct 31, 2011 09:37  Send this review to a friend!
Little gem  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
In fact it costs as much as a gem! 99 pounds plus shipping for a receiver that weights just few grams.

The receiver is sensistive. However, the front-end overloads easily, so the first thing to do is to put some physical front-end filtering in case you need. Using pass band filters the receiver is very good. Still if there is a station within the band strong as much as S9-50db you still might have some problems. You can control any stage of IF amplification by means of its software control so in the end you can tailor sensitivity and tackle the issue of fron-end overload.

The receiver is broadband and all modes. It works very well with HDSDR but I more often use SDR Console by Both are free.

Image rejection with these two software is excellent. Image rejection does not depend on your soundcard. The Funcube does the soundcard. You only need a souncard to listen to it.

Overall I am all way satisfied. So much that I am now neglecting HF!

Product is in production.
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