Software Defined Radio Part 2 – Decoding Digital Transmissions with an RTL-SDR USB Radio

Software Defined Radio Part 2 – Decoding Digital Transmissions with an RTL-SDR USB Radio

Buy one on Amazon: (compensated affiliate link) – I am continuing my exploration with software defined radio and the RTL-SDR dongle. In this video we’re going to take a look at digital signals and how to decode them!

DMR / DSD Plus:
QTMM for Packet Radio:
POCSAG Decoder:
L-Band Antenna: (compensated affiliate link)
Jaero Software:
JS8 app:
RTL-SDR Blog ( a great resource):
Shortwave antenna: (compensated affiliate link)


00:00 – Intro
01:08 – Identifying Digital Signals
03:09 – VBCable virtual audio cable software
05:48 – DMR
08:41 – Packet Radio
11:29 – POCSAG – Pager Transmissions
13:39 – L-Band Satellite Transmissions
16:00 – FT8 – Weak Signal Messages
18:15 – HF Frequency Mode Change
19:10 – JS8 / JS8 Call
19:56 – Finding Weak Signal Transmissions
21:25 – Using a WebSDR instead

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