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Getting started with SDR radio using DVB-T USB dongle and gqrx

Some time ago I bought a cheap DVB-T USB dongle from ebay. I was inspired by several stories found on the internet how to use it as a primitive SDR (software-defined radio). Somehow I didn’t get around to do anything with it, partly because most of the instruction in net were for windows based PC’s and those I found at that time for linux were command line programs.

Recently I found a package called gqrx. It combines gnuradio and osmocom files into a nice package that resembles sdr# (sdrsharp). I decided to give it a try.

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