Tag: Airspy R2

Airspy R2 Repair

This Airspy R2 belongs to a fellow scanning enthusiast. I have replaced the USB socket twice on this unit already. I stated to the owner, use extreme caution when plugging or unplugging from micro USB. It is so important not to be heavy handed when plugging or unplugging the unit. Micro USB sockets are very…


2 More Airband Antennas from Superyagi reviewed.

Superyagi¬† Slim-Jim Antenna for Civil Airband (128mhz Centre Frequency) .   You may recall a review I did quite a while ago on the superyagi j-pole antenna for civil airband. That first review and a little more info about the business is linked below, http://www.merseyradar.co.uk/airband-radio/superyagi-civil-airband-antenna/ That variant was certainly made to last and that particular…


New SDR radio purchase, Airspy R2.

For a long time now I have been thinking about buying an SDR radio. I have plenty of low cost RTL dongles, they represent great value for money and are good for experimenting with the concept of SDR but when it comes to listening to steaming digital audio over several frequencies rapidly on lets say…