DX Patrol MK2

100 kHz to 2 GHz SDR Receiverdx_patrol

The DX-Patrol MK2 is a compact software defined radio receiver featuring a “Ultra wide” receiving frequency range. This is made possible because this receiver

DXPatrolincludes a converter for HF bands
with additional band filters, resulting in a much better dynamic range and an excellent performance in strong signal processing.

Operating on HF bands need a frequency shift of -40MHz. DX Patrol SDR offer the entire frequency range without gaps.

It features two indipendent SMA antenna connectors, one for VHF and one for HF bands and a Mini USB port as PC interface.

The switch on the side of the receiver permit the use of a low-noise pin diode, to be used when changing from HF to VHF bands or vice versa. Sampling rate supported by the SDR is 3.2MS/s, but this is usually limited by the PC software.

DX Patrol Block Diagram
DX Patrol – SDR Receiver – Block Diagram

The current MK2 version has better performance due to its optimized filter circuit and brand new RF design.

Main Features

  • Ultra Wide-band Coverage SDR Receiver
  • Full coverage reception form 100KHz to 2GHz SDR
  • Independent antenna inputs for Shortwave and VHF
  • USB computer connection ( mini usb)
  • Very High dynamic range receiver
  • Low noise pin-diode band switch
  • Accurate and efficient band filters
  • Very clean audio reception
  • SMA golden antenna connectors
  • LED power and band indication
  • 40MHz local oscillator for HF conversion
  • DBM balance diode ring mixer
  • Small size board
  • Freeware software
  • Up to 3.2 M Sample rate.

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