Raspberry Pi based remote SDR head
smile_k at libero.it
Fri May 10 13:43:29 UTC 2013
Il 10/05/2013 04:39, Alan Corey ha scritto:
> To no one in particular: The usefulness of doing this escapes me. Sure
> you'd want to put the receiver up high, but in an attic? There are all
> kinds of temperature extremes up there, from very hot most of the year
> to below freezing in colder climates in the winter.
> Something like a 1-transistor preamp feeding some RG-6 seems like a more
> practical solution. You can buy 500 feet of RG-6 for about $32 at Home
> Depot and good low-noise transistors are available under $1. You just
> need enough gain to offset the cable loss and RG-6 is pretty good.
IMHO, for those like me that has a lot of radio interferences in the
house, remoting the raspberry is very very very good!
My raspi is in the attic since september 2012...NEVER powered
off...temperature of raspy never reached more than 50°.
Of course...this is only my situation!
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