SDR Receivers

Software-defined radio – Wikipedia

List of software-defined radios – Wikipedia

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10 Popular Software Defined Radios (SDRs) of 2021

Videos of Software Defined Radio

Software Defined Radio – an overview | ScienceDirect Topics

15 Best Software Defined Radios (SDRs) For Any Budget 

You’ve heard the term “SDR” Software Defined Radio, it seems to be a catch-all term for anything managed by a circuit board with “Smart” (Programable) parts. When we discuss this in Amateur Radio or Shortwave listening it can be a transceiver (Transmitter/Receiver) or Receiver.

Software Defined Radio Community “Signals Everywhere”

Signals Everywhere
Software Defined Radio Community Signals Everywhere

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Software Defined Radio Hack Chat

there are many flavors from USB dongles that require an external computing device to full sized self contained radios that have their own internal processor and possibly a video display. These devices can have wildly varying prices from a few dollars to thousands.

Lets start with a RTL-SDR USB Dongle

RTL-SDR Blog R820T2 RTL2832U 1PPM TCXO SMA Software Defined Radio (Dongle Only)
Click the link below to visit the support website for RTL-SDR

The RTL-SDR website includes a link to Software support by this device and Many others we’ll list on this site

The BIG List of RTL-SDR Supported Software

HackRF One – Great Scott Gadgets

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10 Popular Software Defined Radios (SDRs) of 2021 – Software Informer. is a Windows console for Software Defined Radio (SDR) receivers.

HDSDR Homepage

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SDR Software Applications – The RadioReference Wiki

USB Spectrum Analyzers by Signal Hound (and you thought your transceiver was pricey!)

SDRplay my personal favorite

SDRplay and many of the SDR receivers can be purposed as a “spectrum Analyzer” using specific software and working within the limits of the device.