The Link Budget Noise and Antenna Selection video is up!
While this was supposed to be the video on the receive segment, but it became clear that we needed to cover the concepts of noise, sources, and the selection of the antenna type. The receive segment video will happen next week.
This week’s transcript: AerospaceMakerNoiseandAntennas
NooElec SDR, plain: http://www.nooelec.com/store/nesdr-mini-rtl2832-r820t.html
NooElec SDR, improved: http://www.nooelec.com/store/nesdr-mini2-rtl2832u-r820t2.html
NooElec SDR, NESDR SMArt: http://www.nooelec.com/store/nesdr-smart.html
Excellent Link Budget Reference: http://www.mike-willis.com/Tutorial/PF13.htm
Antenna field analysis using MATLAB: http://www.mathworks.com/help/antenna/ug/field-analysis.html
Antenna type database (incomplete): http://www.antennamagus.com/antennas.php?page=antennas
Information on eggbeater antennas: http://on6wg.pagesperso-orange.fr/Doc/Antenne%20Eggbeater-Engl-Part1-Full.pdf