FUNcube Dongle SDR in CQ Ham Radio

A review of the AMSAT-UK FUNcube Dongle VHF/UHF Software Defined Radio has just been published in CQ Ham Radio magazine.

The review can be seen at

However, it’s in Japanese so we are none the wiser as to what it says but it looks good.

The FUNcube Dongle SDR’s have been used for a wide variety of applications including:

Weather Satellites

A Software Defined Radio Telescope

Reception of 433/434 MHz balloons launched by radio amateurs such as

Earth-Moon-Earth (Moon Bounce) communications


The AMSAT-UK FUNcube Yahoo group now has over 2,500 members. You can join at