Why I'm convinced software defined radio (SDR) is the next big thing in ham radio? I observed a greater number of SDR tags at del.icio.us than any other segment in the hobby. Something is going on within the research and development community as well. They are in and they are utilizing the tools of the Internet such as social bookmarking. That's not a whole lot of technical ground but I watched, listened, and tagged PI4THT WebSDR on 20m, 40m, and 80m. And I was hooked. Currently, I'm listening on 7.042.2 while adjusting the speed of the waterfall. Absolutely fascinating. I've provided a few embedded hypertext links as well FlexRadio Systems, High Performance Software Defined Radio, K2WS SDR-1000 Webpage, and hamsdr dot com. Bob, N6TV a member of the Northern California Contest Club created a 10-page presentation Adding an SDR to an SO2R Station. I'm hedging SDR into the future of ham radio.
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