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Quickstart Guide: rtl-sdr.com/QSG V3 Features Guide: rtl-sdr.com/V3 Antenna Guide: rtl-sdr.com/DIPOLE This is an RTL-SDR blog software defined radio receiver with RTL2832U ADC chip, 1PPM TCXO, SMA F connector, R820T2 tuner and aluminium case with passive cooling. Tunes from 500 kHz to 1.7 GHz with up to 3.2 MHz (2.4 MHz stable) of instantaneous bandwidth. (HF mode works in direct sampling mode). Perfect for use as a computer based radio scanner with free software like SDR#, HDSDR, SDR-Radio, Linrad, GQRX or SDR Touch on Android. Works on Windows, OSX, Linux, Android and embedded Linux computers like the Raspberry Pi. Great for many applications including general radio scanning, air traffic control, public safety radio, ADS-B aircraft radar, AIS boat radar, ACARS, trunked radio, P25/MotoTRBO digital voice, POCSAG, weather balloons, APRS, NOAA APT weather satellites, Meteor M2 satellites, radio astronomy, meteor scatter monitoring, DAB, or for use as a low cost panadapter with a traditional ham radio. This model has several improvements over other brands. It uses the improved R820T2 tuner, comes with a 1PPM TCXO (no drift and accurate tuning with a 2 PPM initial offset and 1 PPM temperature drift), improved component tolerances, redesigned lower noise PCB, cooling improvements, extra ESD protection and an SMA F connector. It also comes with a software activatable bias-tee circuit for powering external devices such as LNA's and active antennas. Full info on the improvements available here goo.gl/MD12bD Please go to our free RTL-SDR Quickstart Guide at rtl-sdr.com/QSG for installation instructions. For custom antennas please note that this dongle uses an SMA F connector (note not RP-SMA). For enabling HF reception below 24 MHz please see the V3 features guide: rtl-sdr.com/v3 and please feel free to contact us via Amazon messaging for technical support - we're happy to help.