Daily Archives: June 7, 2013

Teardown: Kogan Pixie Digital Radio

After covering my impressions about the Kogan Pixie Digital Radio in my previous post, I thought – why not be daring and take it apart just to see what’s inside? That’s exactly what I did! The rear shell is held … Continue reading

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DAB+ Digital Radio in Sydney and Review: Digital Radio Receivers

Digital Radio is nothing new, after all, the Digital Radio Plus campaign has been running for a while, advocating radio that doesn’t sound like sh*t. Yeah right! The Radios I suppose if you’re in the market for a Digital Radio, … Continue reading

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ADS-B with RTL-2832 based USB TV dongles made easy!

If anything, I think Realtek and ezCap are very happy companies when hobbyists discovered they could leverage a mode inside the low-cost TV-tuner chipset to get direct access to I/Q samples at a decent rate (2-3MS/s at 8 bits). Many … Continue reading

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Opal Card trial expanding to the Train on 14th June

As I’ve been a bit busy, this post comes a bit late – in fact, all of these things happened at the beginning of this week, but it’s still worth a mention. Apologies for the poor photos – I just … Continue reading

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