There's a new SDR meetup group in Sydney for the curious

https://www.meetup.com/en-AU/sdr-sydney/

Regards,
Gabor


> On 16 Dec. 2016, at 09:52, Adrian Colomitchi <acolomit...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> (ugh, resending with reply to list)
> 
> Depending on the frequency range (thus the size), you may want to have a
> look over discone antennas - pretty easy in a DIY and a good response in
> frequency from what I'm reading
> 
> Linkies:
> 
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discone_antenna
> 
> http://www.instructables.com/id/Discone/
> 
> http://www.rtl-sdr.com/home-made-coat-hanger-discone/
> 
> https://hackaday.com/2013/01/28/great-antenna-for-software-
> defined-radio-is-really-easy-to-make/
> 
> http://www.changpuak.ch/electronics/calc_11.php - online calculator
> 
> 
>> On Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 12:02 AM, Andri Effendi <fusionman...@gmx.de> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi Everyone,
>> I Recently purchased a TV Antenna USB Stick online from China.
>> 
>> Here is the link to the device I purchased:
>> https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Digital-USB-TV-FM-DAB-
>> DVB-T-RTL2832U-R820T-Support-SDR-Tuner-Receiver-Free-
>> Shipping/32661367598.html
>> 
>> One that I could muck around with, as it has many great uses for
>> experimenting with SDR as well as Digital Television.
>> 
>> One thing that really sucks though, is the antenna it came with it
>> extremely week and doesn't pick up anything other than some FM channels.
>> 
>> So I was thinking of getting an Indoor TV antenna (that I can hook up to
>> the USB device), but not sure which is the best and most affordable.
>> 
>> I already have purchased the coaxial to MCX converter cable for it, as
>> it is needed to plug in a normal TV aerial to the USB TV Antenna device.
>> 
>> I don't want to spend any more than I have to on an indoor antenna, so
>> $50 is kind of the limit. And if possible, I don't want to have to use
>> an external power source for it either.
>> 
>> Anyone on this mailing list got any suggestions?
>> 
>> 
>> Kind Regards,
>> --
>> Andri Effendi <fusionman...@gmx.de>
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