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Software Defined Radio in a mini-binder

This example creates a low-cost, portable software-defined HAM radio using a Raspberry Pi and a small RTL-SDR USB radio adapter.


Hardware shown

  • Tablet Frame Kit for Raspberry Pi and Arduino, Model SA8, by Novel Design Lab

  • Samsung A8 tablet (2018)

  • Raspberry Pi 3

  • NooElec NESDR Nano 3 - RTL-SDR USB adapter

  • Bingfu 100MHz-1800MHz 1090MHz UHF VHF HF 5dBi Magnetic Base SMA Male MCX Antenna

  • Power supply for R-Pi: lithium battery expansion board RPI power pack v1.2 with USB cable (v2.x not compatible)

  • 3-Ring Mini Binder, Logo, Kraft by Novel Design Lab

  • Miscellaneous items: microSD card, headphones


Installed on Raspberry Pi:

Installed on tablet:

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