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Using a Kenwood TS-590SG with DRV (IF Output) connected up to a SDRPlay RSP 2 Pro for panadapter use.
One of the good things about shortwave listening is that there are many different utilities and data modes. Many of these data modes can be decoded with the help of an SDR, free software and a virtual audio cable.
Just having a quick listen around the bands and came across KE5EE, Stan, coming in loud and proud from Florida.
One thing I like about short wave listening is finding Numbers Stations.
Numbers stations are shortwave transmissions by forgein agencies sent to operatives out in the field. These transmissions are sets of coded numbers and can come in the form of voice, morse or digital modes.
My Shack…… hmmm can you really call it a shack?
Again, listening on 20m band I hear 8P6NW, Glenroy in Barbados, in QSO with IZ1AWC, Giancarlo in Italy.
Here is a short video showing how you can decode Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) signals using an SDR and Dream decoder.
Having a longwire antenna in a noisy suburban area can be a challenging situation for a shortwave listener. In the video below I was simply experimenting on how I can reduce noise and improve my reception whilst I am listening.
Here is a short video using the SDRplay RSP1 along with SDRuno and a peice of software called CSVUserlistBrowser.