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    Thanks for the info airnrail, I vaguely do...

    Thanks for the info airnrail, I vaguely do remember reading something in the forums way back when I first started now that you have jogged my memory, lol. Being outta the loop for a bit takes its...
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    Hi All, been a while since I visited this forum...

    Hi All, been a while since I visited this forum and have a couple of questions. I Have been Feeding from TYBSU3 for nearly 3 years now using RPI and dongle. I have been working away for nearly two...
  3. Thread: best antenna

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    Been a while, just getting back regarding...

    Been a while, just getting back regarding replacement coco over spidertenna. Changeover back to spidertenna and within half an hour, range out to double.
    Been working away and not had time to...
  4. hi all hoping for some help. I seem to have...

    hi all hoping for some help. I seem to have downloaded latest feeder for my pi etc and run service feeder status to see whats going on. I get "receiver down" failed message. My dongle is connected...
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    Thanks for clarification, Pic 3 in above post is...

    Thanks for clarification, Pic 3 in above post is what i first looked at for antenna setup before researching and deciding on spidertenna. Personally i like setup of pic 5, Nice work, I wish. But pic...
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    Oh and one other thing in pics on page 163 i see...

    Oh and one other thing in pics on page 163 i see loops in cable. What sort of affect would this have and would the amount of loops make a difference??
    Cheers
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    [QUOTE=abcd567;56757](1) Solder wipe is actually...

    [QUOTE=abcd567;56757](1) Solder wipe is actually small scale tinning, an alternative to factory tinned copper wire. It is a very practical solution if wire length is not large, which is your case.
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    Thanks all for input as usual. After some more...

    Thanks all for input as usual. After some more research and a bit of a discussion with my dad I have decided to clean and solder wipe each element. Should stop any corosion without messing with...
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    Stoked for all input. When i first looked at...

    Stoked for all input. When i first looked at radar setup, spoke to my dad (he turned 80, 3 weeks ago) who has extensive electrical knowledge, regarding best antenna type. We decided...
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    A question? I have home built ground plane...

    A question? I have home built ground plane antenna about 8m in the air running on my pi(see pics)
    Any ideas what I can place round/over to keep weatherproof without affecting signal? I am close to...
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    Responder, I have a question. I have my pi...

    Responder, I have a question. I have my pi running and feeding(for some months now) no problems. Was rooting thru some old files and came across a screenshot of adsbscope i took when my feed was...
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    Sticky: T-YBSU3 setup Receiver - Raspberry Pi (Model...

    T-YBSU3 setup

    Receiver - Raspberry Pi (Model B) with RTL2832U/R820T Dongle and using a Wi-Pi
    Antenna - Home built Ground Plane Antenna
    Cable/Connectors - Standard satellite Tv Co-Ax, F...
  13. 4645Tuesday 26th 8am, Loon just off Hervey Bay

    4645Tuesday 26th 8am, Loon just off Hervey Bay
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    Update works sweet, even in pissing down rain....

    Update works sweet, even in pissing down rain. Stops at end of runway, return track and parking also. As for data fed?? like you said "Who knows?"
    It WOULD be sad. All food for thought.
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    Just to follow up, i had followed instructions to...

    Just to follow up, i had followed instructions to update dump 1090 the first time but upon checking lines 373-375 as suggested by Harrie45, they hadn't been updated at that time, hence my questions....
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    Harrie45, in the air they have been jumping...

    Harrie45, in the air they have been jumping around and showing behind plot a bit but that sorta was explained reading forum.
    I am really close to the airport, really close, and the planes run off...
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    Cheers peterhr, actually deleted ALL of dump 1090...

    Cheers peterhr, actually deleted ALL of dump 1090 and tried for " git clone git://github.com/MalcolmRobb/dump1090.git " hoping it would pick up updated version. Got dump1090 back and uploading...
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    pi up and running nice but my planes have been...

    pi up and running nice but my planes have been doing strange things. I have been trying to update dump1090 to latest version with above script added. Can anyone point me in the right direction...
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    Hi all, been working away but finally got my pi...

    Hi all, been working away but finally got my pi up and running. Here's hoping for uninterupted feed. Happy with stats page,great to see whats actually going on. Good numbers for 12 hours considering...
  20. The "Plumber" in question has been mediafied to a...

    The "Plumber" in question has been mediafied to a mental health patient by means of medication ingested rather than alcohol drunk. This helps as my questions were 1. Intoxicated persons aren't...
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    Is this only available for F receivers? I've...

    Is this only available for F receivers? I've looked all places on FR24 for this info (as screenshots) and only get stats from running other stuff and assuming. Im only a T feeder, but raw data shows...
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    I have a question some one may know the answer...

    I have a question some one may know the answer to. What are the rules for when to turn on or off an aircraft transponder?
    Is it up to the discretion of the pilot. Ive noticed at some busy...
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    edit YBSU3!!!

    edit
    YBSU3!!!
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    musta scared all. nothing for days. i NOW have pi...

    musta scared all. nothing for days. i NOW have pi

    YBSU1
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    Just Watched C130 land here on the Sunshine...

    Just Watched C130 land here on the Sunshine Coast. Im guessing they are heading up to cyclone teritory? When i work out how to post a pic i will.

    YBSU3
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