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
http://www.funcubedongle.com/MyImages/35a.pdf

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
http://www.uk.amsat.org/2011/09/19/indian-noaa-apt-images-
with-the-amsat-ukfuncube-dongle-sdr/

http://www.uk.amsat.org/2011/08/19/weather-sat-picture
-received-with-funcube-dongle/

A Software Defined Radio Telescope
http://www.britastro.org/radio/projects/An_SDR_Radio_Telescope.pdf

Reception of 433/434 MHz balloons launched by radio amateurs such as
http://www.southgatearc.org/news/december2011/
digital_pictures_sent_from_balloon.htm

Earth-Moon-Earth (Moon Bounce) communications
http://www.uk.amsat.org/2011/10/26/korean-eme-test-with-
funcube-dongle/

 

The AMSAT-UK FUNcube Yahoo group now has over 2,500 members. You can join at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FUNcube/