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    Hey there knowledgeable people, a very easy one...

    Hey there knowledgeable people, a very easy one for your today: what language/code are these programs written in? I've tried to compare them to Python, C, C++ & Java (because that is what the...
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    You're a star. I inserted the command and now the...

    You're a star. I inserted the command and now the Dump1090 map shows the correct position when I zoom in. I will sleep easy tonight knowing my OCD demon has been satisfied :D

    The reasons for the...
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    I had a look in the FR24 subscription details and...

    I had a look in the FR24 subscription details and my coordinates are spot on. When I clicked on them it took me to a Google map and it was bang over my antenna.

    The Dump1090 map is the one that is...
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    That makes sense and is probably the reason. I...

    That makes sense and is probably the reason.

    I did zoom right in on my Dump1090 map and see that my position is about 40m away across the road. Now, that's obviously not going to account for the...
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    I have the Pi24 image. The FR24 statistics...

    I have the Pi24 image.

    The FR24 statistics show yesterday (11 June UTC) as being a max range of 219. So far, today (12 June UTC) I have a max range of 151.

    Looking at the Last 6 Hours ADSB max...
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    Well this is great. Not only have I got a lovely...

    Well this is great. Not only have I got a lovely column of rssi but I also now have an inbuilt gain button :D

    I know this is old hat to you gurus but I really like this black magic.

    I am now...
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    Lots more good stuff :) I've added the rssi...

    Lots more good stuff :)

    I've added the rssi column to my Dump1090 map and that seems to work very well, so thank you for that. Previoulsy I only got the rssi information on the target I clicked...
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    :o:o I think I should use the search function for...

    :o:o I think I should use the search function for the forum more and Google less. Thank you, abcd567 :)
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    Thanks guys. Now the -10 makes sense. No wonder I...

    Thanks guys. Now the -10 makes sense. No wonder I couldn't figure it out when trying to increase gain!! However, nothing is wasted and I now know more than I did this morning about isotropic things,...
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    Glad you spotted I am using the ProStick Plus :)...

    Glad you spotted I am using the ProStick Plus :)

    I will get the LNA as you suggest, because that is another gadget as well. I'm like a jackdaw and like collecting shiny things :)

    A gain of -10...
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    Excellent point (why didn't I think of that) :D ...

    Excellent point (why didn't I think of that) :D

    I like gadgets, so it's off to Amazon now for a dark blue filter.
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    Filtering and maximum theoretical ranges are...

    Filtering and maximum theoretical ranges are really easy concepts to understand but this whole gain thing just won't sort itself out in my head.

    I've Googled the concept and understand the theory...
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    This is all very interesting. I just had another...

    This is all very interesting. I just had another look at the noise in my area and I can see exactly what you mean. I see noise 870-889MHz (GSM 850) and 944-958 (EGSM 900). This coincides (obviously)...
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    This has been a fun voyage of discovery :) ...

    This has been a fun voyage of discovery :)

    Thank you for updating your post, abcd567. Believe it or not I actually managed to get the program to run using the advice of Wiedehopf & Oblivian but I...
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    Okay, thank you. I will try that when my machine...

    Okay, thank you. I will try that when my machine has finished generating the heatmap. I am pleased to say the additional instructions to shut down FR24 (which in turn would shut down Dump1090 anyway)...
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    Sorry guys, messages crossed in the post. I...

    Sorry guys, messages crossed in the post. I thought I had stopped the feed but I shall try, try, try again :)
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    More screenshots attached I'm afraid. I'm giving...

    More screenshots attached I'm afraid. I'm giving myself a bit of a headache trying to figure out what I'm seeing here. Does my 1.2% of message >3db and my mean level of -19.7 mean I should do...
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    Yes, I put 37000 as that is what I would expect...

    Yes, I put 37000 as that is what I would expect the EK flight from DXB to PER to be flying at and got 263nm. SO my antenna getting 208nm isn't too bad I thought :D

    I did try to persist with the...
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    Thanks again, guys, for the continued information...

    Thanks again, guys, for the continued information stream :)

    Wiedehopf, I ran the code to look at the maximum gain and came out with a result of 2.123. So I think I should probably just leave...
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    I'll have a play and see if I can see any...

    I'll have a play and see if I can see any discernible difference in performance by tweaking the gain. Presumably that is done in the settings page by writing "--Gain -3" in the 'Process Arguments'...
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    Hi abcd567, Yes, even down here in Western...

    Hi abcd567,

    Yes, even down here in Western Australia we have mobiles and, despite our beloved Telstra, a decent signal most of the time :)

    I was under the impression that filters were often...
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    Ah, all understood. I just thought it was a...

    Ah, all understood. I just thought it was a different machine altogether and they used a different setup etc. Since mine was working I didn't want to disturb it. I know, I'm a coward :)

    I am...
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    :D If it helps, I can order two beers and say...

    :D If it helps, I can order two beers and say that my friend will pay in about six languages. However, I've just watched the end of Game Of Thrones and think what you said above is akin to language...
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    To all who have helped me today (and a very big...

    To all who have helped me today (and a very big shout out to abdd567 because I managed to follow his instructions easily) I thank you wholeheartedly :D

    I now know where to look to find out what...
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    Thank you, Wiedehopf (I think) :) I've had a...

    Thank you, Wiedehopf (I think) :)

    I've had a look the links you attached and had to have a lie down because I felt a bit ill. I don't even know where I would type all those commands......yes, I...
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