I haven’t monitored ADS-B in a while… airplane tracking. Thought I’d share a bit of my setup for that mode.
(Some of) the hardware…The filter, blue one pictured above:
The receiver, of which I’m sure most of you know of already…
What an ADS-B signal looks like on the waterfall:
eBay store I bought the LNA (low noise amplifier) from:
Although I’m using a discone at the moment, here’s the ADS-B antenna I use otherwise.
A little sample of the software from my POV….
Earlier example, same software, longer and more detailed…
Here’s a cheap SDR dongle, specifically for ADS-B….
And just as fine, better if you’re using more than ADS-B, another very good RTLSDR dongle by NooElec:
Free Virtual RADAR Server software here:
Spy the friendly skies!
vy 73, de Frank K2NCC
©2016 Frank Ravenswood