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  1. Range reduced after changing model of Pi

    I have a Pi model B feeding FR24, FlightAware and 360Radar. It is currently using a simple (delicate) collinear antenna (sections of coax taped to a window) and averages a range of a little over...
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    This is all I get from rtl_test: Found 1...

    This is all I get from rtl_test:

    Found 1 device(s):
    0: ezcap USB 2.0 DVB-T/DAB/FM dongle

    Using device 0: ezcap USB 2.0 DVB-T/DAB/FM dongle
    Failed to open rtlsdr device #0.

    I'll be...
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    Ok, I've ordered the genuine replacement and...

    Ok, I've ordered the genuine replacement and their LNA, as recommended, thank you.

    The seller of the fake dongle has refunded me and told me not to bother returning it. While I wait for the pukka...
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    Yes, pretty disappointed. Seller looked good;...

    Yes, pretty disappointed. Seller looked good; thousands of reviews, so didn't look like a fly-by-night merchant. Lesson learned and ordered from rtl-sdr dot com now.

    Sorry to waste the forum's...
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    It's nothing like the photo of the genuine...

    It's nothing like the photo of the genuine article that you posted and I have since googled and found it to be some sort of fake.

    The 4.99 Chinese dongle that I have been using blows this away,...
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    11003 That explains that then. :(

    11003

    That explains that then. :(
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    Got a 2 amp PSU on it now and no difference. The...

    Got a 2 amp PSU on it now and no difference. The SMA has a pin. I have another one, so I am just about to give that a go.
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    An F Connector

    An F Connector
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    I'm still at work at the moment and will not be...

    I'm still at work at the moment and will not be home for a couple of hours. But in the meantime:

    Thank you Robertsona, but as abcd567 deduced I am not using a LNA/filter. I will be trying...
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    So can you make any suggestions as to what my...

    So can you make any suggestions as to what my problem may be, or what I can do to try and isolate the issue, please?
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    RTL-SDR Blog V3 Dongle problem

    Hi

    I have been happily feeding FR24 data for a few months using a very cheap, generic dingle. My range is constantly about 75NM despite the using several differing aerials. In an attempt to...
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    I think I'll just ignore it if it is doing no...

    I think I'll just ignore it if it is doing no harm and will be cleaned up in a while in any case.

    Thank again.
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    Discovered something else if you can help. In...

    Discovered something else if you can help.

    In my account I now have two feeds with differing sharing keys. Looks like somthing did not complete correctly first time round?

    One is online and...
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    Thanks to both of you, I now seem to be up and...

    Thanks to both of you, I now seem to be up and running.

    Just needed a push in the right direction.

    Cheers
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    The first command fails to produce an output as...

    The first command fails to produce an output as is doesn't find the file or directory (I'll see what I can find)

    And the second produces this, which I guess is somewhat lacking, as I see nothing...
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    Ok, I've now reached the limit of my talent and...

    Ok, I've now reached the limit of my talent and do not understand what is being suggested here. Please help me; are these commands that are suggested that I try? What do they do? I guess the first...
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    Here is the feed status result: ~ $ sudo...

    Here is the feed status result:

    ~ $ sudo service fr24feed status
    ● fr24feed.service - Flightradar24 Decoder & Feeder
    Loaded: loaded (/etc/systemd/system/fr24feed.service; enabled; vendor...
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    Here is what I get when I do the dongle test: ...

    Here is what I get when I do the dongle test:

    Found 1 device(s):
    0: Realtek, RTL2838UHIDIR, SN: 00000001

    Using device 0: Generic RTL2832U OEM
    Found Rafael Micro R820T tuner
    Supported gain...
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    Thank you for the advice. When I get home I will...

    Thank you for the advice. When I get home I will re run the dongle test and post the results along with the details of the errors that are displayed when I request the status.

    I guess you are...
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    RPI Model B Version 1

    Hi

    I have a RPI Model B revision 1 (2012) and according to the documentation that I have seen the FR24 software will run on any RPI model.

    It seems to boot without an issue and following some...
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