An SDR receiver for $20? Yes!

This looks like a lot of fun, and the price is certainly right! It uses the popular (and cheap!)  DVB-T Digital TV USB Dongle Stick.

From the video description:

Download it here:

Compatible devices should be: ezcap, Hama nano & Terratec NOXON (get the first two as it has a better tuner – the Elonics 4000, same as FUNcube Dongle, broadest frequency range: 64-1700 MHz).

This all started here (info & code):

My ExtIO plugin also supports all USRPs, the FUNcube Dongle and network streaming using BorIP (see it here: You can also send the received baseband data over the network to GNU Radio using the UDP Source block.

Matt Thomas, W1MST, is the managing editor of Contact him at [email protected].

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