24. February 2016
This workshop by the polyvalent artist Matthew Biederman will introduce the fundamentals of exploring the electromagnetic spectrum through the use of a Software Defined Radio (SDR).
In this workshop we look at the history of SDRs, some RF Theory as well as a hands-on approach using R820T2 tuner based USB dongles. We’ll listen to a variety of modes and modulations and descramble some of the radio jargon. No prior experience with radio is necessary, just a desire to explore and understand the invisible architecture of the spectrum.
Each participant will be supplied with an RTL-SDR USB Dongle w/ telescoping antenna. Please bring headphones and a laptop w/ USB2.0 interface, booting either Windows 7/8/10 or Ubuntu/Fedora/Debian etc.
Apply at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Participation: 25 EUR with the RTL-SDR dongle (recommended), 5 EUR if you do not wish to keep the dongle (you can decide later). The workshop is held in English.
Read More about Matthew Biederman: www.mbiederman.com
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