Homemade Software Defined Radios

Software Defined Radios:

900a – 230p

Have you ever wondered what a AM or FM radio signals look like?  Have you ever wanted to hear the different signals that existing in our environment (e.g. HAM operator signals, air traffic control conversations)?  Can you do more than just listen to a signal?  This introduction to Software Define Radio (sdr) will teach you how to capture the radio frequency (RF) signals with a laptop and how to interact with them in the world around us.

  • Make bootable thumb drive
  • Install Gnuradio operating system
  • Make FM radio
  • Scan the signals