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Offline GC

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As some may have already heard, the KiwiSDR network has had a new feature added to it's already impressive capabilities and that new capability is the ability to do Time Difference of Arrival ( TDoA ) in near real time on LF/MF/HF signals.

first post (that I noted) on the development was here:

https://www.rtl-sdr.com/locating-various-hf-transmitters-and-number-stations-with-kiwisdrs/

The authors very interesting web page here with lots of details on this and other interesting topics:

http://hcab14.blogspot.com/

a follow up on the first link here:

https://www.rtl-sdr.com/kiwisdr-tdoa-direction-finding-now-freely-available-for-public-use/

and a posting on qrz.com on someone's first use of this KiwiSDR capability and using to located the UNID 1 PPS PIP/tick/time pulse:

https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?threads/time-signal-intruder.614510/page-31#post-4727876

I tried this technique last evening and my results were similar to those described by the poster on qrz.com

cheers, Graham near Ottawa Canada


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Re: online KiwiSDR Time Difference of Arrival ( TDoA ) capability
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2018, 1727 UTC »
This pleases me. I'm in the midst of designing and constructing a hfdf system for home use based on the mfj 1025. The diff between me and the kiwi df sys is all I can get is a azimuth to the transmitter, kiwi is able to narrow it down to a specific tx location, and the more kiwis in operation the finer the resolution it will have.

Take that, wullenweber!
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