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Media Archive - Software Defined Radio - DRM and AM Radio Compared

Wanted to see the difference between DRM and AM audio on Radio NZ. AM audio begins @2:55.

Received from Auckland, New Zealand. Using the nooelec "Ham It Up v1.0" upconverter circuit, an R820T RTL2832 RTL SDR tv dongle with a random wire antenna about 15m long.

Used SDR Sharp as the software radio and DREAM as the DRM decoder.

RTL SDR is a low cost software defined radio receiver. You can buy a RTL SDR dongle here

And the Ham It Up upconverter can be purchased from

RTL SDR playlist:


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