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  1. Usb not reading

  2. Bridge 2 Wifi-interfaces

    Im not sure about that exact model of ALFA card but after flashing the AP121U with the pineapple firmware you should install the networkmanager module. You may also need to use a powered USB hub to connect the adapter to the pineapple. I know there were several reports with issues connecting high power consumption adapters directly to the AP121U port.
  3. Noaa Weather Satellite Images Antenna Help

    Glad to here it! Looks like a nice build.
  4. Unable to share internet connection in Win 10

    Did you follow the steps in the setup video? Sometime after sharing the connection, it is forgotten to configure IP settings on the pineapple connection. Also when sharing your local connection that you select the right interface for the pineapple.
  5. Usb not reading

    More information would be need to know for sure. Where did you get the drive? Some drives are write protected but they are typically drives you receive from a company/etc that done want you deleting the files on them.
  6. USB Recovery

    There are a few factors if it can be done. One being the cause of the stick not being recognized by the computer. Is there physical damage for example, possibly broke the USB connector, or just a corrupt drive? If you feel there is no sort of physical damage and that the drive is corrupt just do a search for data recovery programs(free and paid options) and run a scan on the drive. Since the drive is being recognized by device manager there is a chance that it is just corrupt. But there is no guarantee as to how much if any can be recovered.
  7. I'm not familiar with the project but it looks pretty cool! Wise of an antenna you will need one for AM that is designed to operate within the frequency range used. The antenna you are using is probably tuned for MF band which is why you are probably have issues as your go to lower bands. There are several options for antenna design which can be found online with a search for VLF, LF, MF antenna designs. If you are wanting to receive on a particular frequency I would recommend you design an antenna for that frequency. When I did a lot of MF PSK31, I had made an inverted V center fed wire antenna cut to length for the band I used. Even at very low power setting I was able to send and receive over 7,000 miles. Another design consideration is typically for good receiving range in those bands, a large antenna is required due to wavelength to match the antenna. Not saying that smaller antennas cant be used but will probably have a small range. Just really depends on your intended use. I might just have to dig into this project and make me one!
  8. Device Problem

    I know Windows 10 has some issues with the software but not major problems. So you have tried installing as admin? It is hard to tell without more info but it sounds to me like your drivers are not actually installing for the adapter. Not sure if you have looked at this: https://www.rtl-sdr.com/getting-the-rtl-sdr-to-work-on-windows-10/ the webpage has some info on doing so as admin which is known to help on windows 10. You may want to check on this as found on the webpage. If they were properly installed you should see the device in SdrSharp. You should look into that first, I'm sure a google search will result in some info on the topic. On your second question, yes there are some projects on github for it I believe. You should check out the Stratux project. As a pilot I have built and used one. They are a very nice raspberry pi ADS-B device for both bands. You can use a wide range of SDR radios on it. FlightBox offers a variety of parts but you can source them from many sources.
  9. Device Problem

    You may want to refer to this website: https://www.rtl-sdr.com/rtl-sdr-quick-start-guide/ It has some good information as to what is required to get SDR Sharp working with those usb adapters. A screenshot of the error could also help with resolving your issue if it continues after trying the linked guide.
  10. Change default adapter for WiFi hotspot?

    What OS are you using? If your running linux with hostapd its just changing the settings in the config file.
  11. Airmon on RPI 3

    What model of USB dongle do you have?
  12. Using a balloon as an antenna?

    That's interesting. I have seen this to be a problem before. And the quality of the suppressors can play a big role in it as well.
  13. Best Password Manager?

    I have heard good things about KeePass. Used it some and seems to be user friendly after playing around with it for a few minutes. But there are many good options
  14. WarBox

    Could mod it to have 11 radios. Would be kind of costly tho.. Might just have to do it for the fun of it!
  15. Using a balloon as an antenna?

    @barry99705 so sounds like more of a lightning strike on the network or power line? Its no fun and you always wonder if you will see more damage days later to equipment not totally cooked by the strike. I always recommend some sort of strike suppression device on feed lines from towers/masts. One local ISP will install strike suppressors at the interface box if you request it.