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SDRangel

Post by timberwolf » 03 Jul 2018, 17:56

Can anyone help please? I was awestruck by how easy & quick it was to download SDR Angel. Works well on Airband am and copes perfectly with nfm two-way simplex. I just can't get it to monitor & demodulate local dmr. Even though my Uniden 230 blasts out daleks-with-machine-guns, when I key-in the frequency, I get nothing. I can see the broadcast on the waterfall but after honing in on the signal there's zero. I can't even get the time-slot, colour-code & talk group (does anyone know how to make SDR Angel do that ???). If anyone can advise me what to do, I'd be eternally grateful.

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Re: SDRangel

Post by kilimax » 03 Jul 2018, 20:59

Kilimax - Drew
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I've changed radios that many times, I've forgotten what I have :think:

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Re: SDRangel

Post by timberwolf » 04 Jul 2018, 14:25

Thanks Drew
I appreciate the useful information. My next step is to track down a dll plug-in that decodes & displays the TS, CC & TG

Thanks again BRJ.

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Re: SDRangel

Post by timberwolf » 14 Jul 2018, 15:49

I'm such a ****. SDRangel works perfectly. My utterly inadequate antenna was the problem ! Decoding dmr vox perfectly. There's a single line field which displays what seems, at first glance, a random string of numbers and letters. Awesomely, it sub divides into Time Slot, CC, Radio ID and Talk Group. There's even a call log screen that captures all of this essential information for you ! Typical mobile to mobile chatter is perfectly clear, intelligible and streets ahead of analogue two-way traffic. In seconds I was monitoring security watching-over today's protest march against POTUS' visit to Scotland. If you've had previous issues with DSD + and the rigmarole of installing audio cables, then get SDRangel. It does exactly what you need it to in a quick-install, fast loading package. Just don't be tempted to enter frequency, TS, CC & TG into your Radioddity RD-5r ! No point in annoying any interesting DMR user (they'll just use an encrypted vocoder that will ruin it for all listeners !)

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Re: SDRangel

Post by gmham » 15 Jul 2018, 21:25

So easy enough to set up then ? Got a sdrplay rsp1 running sdr sharp or sdrplay and will check to see what spec my pc is as I believe it's got to be a certain spec for sdr angel to run x64 or whatever ? Once all installed pretty much plug and play to decode ? any advice would be great seeing as you have now successfully got it running yourself !!

P.s from the GitHub website what do I actually download for this software as I see several files ?
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Re: SDRangel

Post by gmham » 10 Aug 2018, 15:08

Anyone else runing sdr# / sdrangel ? having a few tech probs if anyone could help me out ?
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Re: SDRangel

Post by Mitch » 10 Aug 2018, 15:49

gmham wrote:
10 Aug 2018, 15:08
Anyone else runing sdr# / sdrangel ? having a few tech probs if anyone could help me out ?
I'm having problems as well. I can't unzip sdrangel, 7zip won't run on this PC for some reason so when there's a normal windows file I might try it.

As for sdr# only an old version (v1.0.0.1171) will see the rtl dongle and it does work, but newer versions won't see it. Zadig gets ID'd as a virus with Zonealarm security too, so more messing. I've tried it on a desktop PC and a laptop/tablet, both running Windows 10 home and both 64 bit, same result.

I can't say I'm impressed with any of it tbh, more problems than it's worth imo. It might be cheap to do but costs in time outway the little reward. It's probably easier to just buy a scanner.
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Re: SDRangel

Post by gmham » 10 Aug 2018, 17:53

Okay cheers. Anyone else re.dsd plus and the GUI plugin so that sdr# has the decoder within ?
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Re: SDRangel

Post by gmham » 17 Aug 2018, 22:48

BTTT.

anyone here running sdrangel ? unfortunately would seem OP has fled the scene..or maybe just enjoying decoding dmr !!
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Re: SDRangel

Post by stanogs68 » 18 Aug 2018, 06:26

has anyone got a link were i can down load sdrangel to windows ,thanks
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Re: SDRangel

Post by radiogaga » 18 Aug 2018, 09:11

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Re: SDRangel

Post by gmham » 18 Aug 2018, 10:02

Let me know how you get on if you do download it, having a nightmare this end with it in getting it to decode dmr !! At this point I must say it's probably more than likely operator error rather than software error hence looking for help with it !!
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Re: SDRangel

Post by stanogs68 » 18 Aug 2018, 13:52

radiogaga wrote:
18 Aug 2018, 09:11
Yep, on their GitHub page

https://github.com/f4exb/sdrangel/releases
i cant seem to find the download it keeps downloading readme pages and demos ,what heading is it under please :?
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Re: SDRangel

Post by gmham » 18 Aug 2018, 14:08

windows version 4th one down in list :
https://github.com/f4exb/sdrangel/releases

not the easiest site to navigate I agrea ! let me know how you get on as again still struggling with the dmr settings on it to sucusfully decode. working nice on FM broadcast / narrow fm etc... good luck !
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Re: SDRangel

Post by stanogs68 » 18 Aug 2018, 14:23

it goes to downloads then when i try to open it (4.0.0.7z) ,is that the right one ? ,then it runs a secvurity scan flashes and nada :crazy: ,thanks for the help by the way :thumbup:
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