DISCLAIMER: I have no association with UVB-76 station, neither do I have any clue what is the content I am relaying. I can only assure, that the signal is received on 4.625MHz AM-modulated 900km NW from supposed origin and retransmitted unaltered. In no way can I guarantee this service, nor be considered responsible of any content re-transmitted. The only purpose for this relay to exist is because lot of people who do not have equipment or are located too far from station seem to be interested about listening to it. Should the UVB-76 station- or transmission content owners feel violated in any way, please contact me at uvb76.repeater@gmail.com and we will work it out.

Note, that because of shortwave radio signal propagation specifics the station can be more or less reliably received from around 4pm to 6am GMT on summertime. It is almost 24h audible during the winter, with short "skip-zone" blank-out around 6pm GMT.

The USB feed is considered as main source of audio today, as the voice messages are much better audible there than on the AM stream. However, the buzzer sound from the AM stream is somewhat more pleasant to listen at, so both feeds are kept simultaneously.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Raspberry Radio

Besides of its recent manufacturing setback, Respberry Pi, the small small but powerful $25 single board Linux machine, has the potential to do the same same to higher-end DIY field as Arduino did for artists.
The Broadcom BCM2835 based 700MHz machine seems to pack all the processing power of decent smartphone, including the graphics engine what is rumored to outperform iPhone!

Something like that can not be afforded to be ignored by radio enthusiast, so designing the radio add-on card for it is in order!

As my current SDR developments have been dedicated to high-end, this could very well be an answer to everyone not being able to afford spend big bucks on SDR, but still wanting to get their fair share of fun surfing the bands!


As this is a crowd-funded project, the success of it is yet to be seen. However, please spread the word around, and lets find out! :)