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We’ve moved and back up and running!

Folks, While we still have a little more unpacking to do, we’re now back up and running following our move, so we’re now back to dispatching FUNcube Dongles immediately. Thank you all for your patience! Many thanks, Howard

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Yet more FUNcube satellites!

Folks Although the FUNcube Dongle is capable of receiving many different types of signals, both from terra firma and from space, it was originally designed to receive the FUNcube-1 satellite launched back in November 2013. What we weren’t expecting when … Continue reading

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Pro+ and Pro differences

Folks A quick note to let you know that you should make sure when downloading documentation and software that you are using the correct versions for whichever FUNcube Dongle you have! Aside from different front markings, you can identify which … Continue reading

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Firmware updating on the FUNcube Dongle Pro+

Folks, As you may know, there are two FUNcube Dongle models out there, the original FUNcube Dongle Pro (aka FCDP, serial numbers below 10000, firmware v18x where x is a release letter, with v18j the most recent) and the newer … Continue reading

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FUNcube Dongle and SMA connectors (and the Dashboard)

Folks, I wrote a note about the SMA connectors that the FUNcube Dongle uses for its antenna connection some time ago, but I think it’s probably worth reiterating. All FUNcube Dongles have conventional SMA female connectors, so your antenna lead needs to … Continue reading

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February 2014 update

Folks, The New Year has been busy, we’ve had some large commercial orders as well as plenty of personal customers, many I am sure eager to try their hand at receiving the recently launched FUNcube satellite, as well as many other signals: remember … Continue reading

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FUNcube Dongle Pro+: Now in stock!

Folks, It’s been a very busy few weeks, what with the unbelievably successful FUNcube-1 satellite launch, the Christmas seasonal rush and some large commercial orders, but I’m delighted to let you know that the we’re back in stock! I just received a bumper … Continue reading

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FUNcube Dongle availability update

Folks What with the phenomenal FUNcube-1 satellite launch success ten days ago(http://www.funcube.org.uk), Christmas orders and three large commercial orders all coming at once, demand for the FUNcube Dongle Pro+ is currently significantly higher than I anticipated. Rest assured that if you are … Continue reading

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FUNcube-1 Satellite Launch

Folks, Today I’m off to Bletchley Park, home of the National Radio Centre, where I’ll be joining the FUNcube team are coordinating early operations for the FUNcube-1 satellite, due for launch on 21 November at 07:10:11Z. I’ll be returning on Friday … Continue reading

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FUNcube Dongle Pro+ inventory

Folks, Over the past couple of weeks the demand for the FCD Pro+ has increased fairly dramatically, and in underestimating that demand I’m afraid we’re out of stock for the next week or two while we get the next batch finished. Please feel free to register … Continue reading

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