The RTL2832U chipset by Realtek, responsible for converting analog signal received by antenna into a digital form, is the same in every RTL-SDR dongle – hence the “RTL” in the name. All dongles use this chipset, irrespective of cost, size, or accessories.
I distinguish generations primarily by tuner chipset, then secondarily by additional characteristics. Exotics not generally available are not discussed.
Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION NCDXF announces major grant of $100,000 to the 3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition August 5, 2017 The Northern Calif... Read more
The Northern California DX Club (NCDXC) has announced an initiative aimed at getting more new Technician and General class radio amateurs active on HF... Read more
Icom Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Osaka-shi Hirano Ward, President: Tsutomu Fukui) will release the HF + 50 MHz fixed amateur radio transceiver IC-7610 fr... Read more
Here is a video explaining the basic comparisons to each one of these radios Read more
Allows you to read the frequency or band data from your transceiver and switch output relay(s) by the defined rules . Another feature allows you to se... Read more
The KAT500 is a high power autotuner that can be used with both the K3/KPA500 and all other HF amplifiers and transceivers. The KAT500 uses the same... Read more