AIS Receiver Shopping Guide

USB OTG cable

Depending on your device you need an USB Micro or USB C cable.
A USB Y has normally less quality but it allow you to keep your device charging at the same time as using the RTL SDR-dongle.

Amazon Deutschland
Amazon USA
International Shipping (Aliexpress)
Budget Store – but shipping ~ 3 weeks
USB C Adapter OTG OTG Cable Micro USB OTG Micro USB Y

Note for Y cables:
It is important that you connect the power and the RTL-SDR dongle to the Y cable first before connecting it to your device otherwise it won’t charge the device – there is a video about this here:-https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=rXiyzfP94AU


DVB-T Stick / RTL-SDR Stick

Search for RTL2832U / 820T / 820T2 USB stick.
I recommend high quality dongles which are more expensive but PPM is fix and stable around 0 or 1 . (0,5 PPM TCXO)

Amazon Deutschland
Amazon USA
International AliExpress
Budget Store – but shipping ~ 3 weeks
RTL SDR 0.5 PPM RTL2832U+R820T HDTV TV Tuner R820T
OFFICIAL RTL-SDR.COM BLOG WEBSHOP 0.5PPM

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