Digital Decoder software

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Digital Decoder software

Post by Joshek » Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:00 pm

Is there any software that'll take aux in and decode digital radio on from an analogue radio, similar to DSD+?
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Re: Digital Decoder software

Post by roland985 » Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:07 pm

Unless you were decoding FSK based data like rtty, or stuff like POCSAG, you would need to use the discriminator output on your scanner to get the best chances of decoding anything. I only really know of fldigi, minimodem, and Digital Radio Mondiale software.
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Re: Digital Decoder software

Post by grant » Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:31 pm

If you can find somebody to do the discriminator tap modification, digital decoding via DSDPlus works a treat on an analogue scanner.
My first tapped scanner was a analog Uniden UBC780XLT (2000 vintage), which lasted several years until the frequency display light gave up.
My second and current tapped scanner is a Uniden BC796D (2003 US Version) which I use heavily for logging P25, DMR and NXDN.
I have stayed clear of Software Defined Radio which is a handful if you are not IT literate.


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Re: Digital Decoder software

Post by wayne » Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:07 am

I used DSD+ With a FunCube Dongle Pro+ with no probs setting it up and successfully decoding P25 Phase 1 and DMR, I guess if would be daunting if your were new to it all though.

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