SDR Touch - Live radio via USB

SDR Touch - Live radio via USB


Turn your mobile phone or tablet into an affordable and portable software defined radio scanner. Listen and record live on air FM STEREO radio stations, weather reports, police, fire department and emergency stations, taxi traffic, airplane communications, audio of analogue TV broadcasts, HAM radio amateurs, digital broadcasts and many more! Depending on the hardware used, its radio frequency coverage could span between 50 MHz and 2.2 GHz. It currently demodulates WFM, AM, NFM, USB, LSB, CWU and CLW signals.

You need:

- USB digital TV (DVB-T) dongle with the RTL2832U chip. You may already have one of them laying around. They cost less than $10
- USB OTG (On-The-Go) cable - if you've ever connected a USB thumb drive to your Android device, you already have it. They are extremely cheap

Then you just need to connect the USB dongle to an antenna, and via the OTG cable to you Android device and run SDR Touch! It is that simple! Now you can listen to live radio on devices (like the Nexus 7) that don't have a built-in FM support!

This application is currently experimental and may crash. Please, report any bugs to the email provided in the Help.

Using the RTL2832U driver you could use one of the following compatible USB DVB-T tuners:

- Generic RTL2832U (e.g. hama nano)
- ezcap USB 2.0 DVB-T/DAB/FM dongle
- Terratec Cinergy T Stick Black (rev 1)
- Terratec NOXON DAB/DAB+ USB dongle (rev 1)
- Terratec Cinergy T Stick RC (Rev.3)
- Terratec T Stick PLUS
- Terratec NOXON DAB/DAB+ USB dongle (rev 2)
- PixelView PV-DT235U(RN)
- Compro Videomate U620F
- Compro Videomate U650F
- Compro Videomate U680F
- Sweex DVB-T USB
- GTek T803
- Lifeview LV5TDeluxe
- MyGica TD312
- PROlectrix DV107669
- Zaapa ZT-MINDVBZP
- Twintech UT-40
- Dexatek DK DVB-T Dongle (Logilink VG0002A)
- Dexatek DK DVB-T Dongle (MSI DigiVox mini II V3.0)
- Dexatek Technology Ltd. DK 5217 DVB-T Dongle
- MSI DigiVox Micro HD
- Genius TVGo DVB-T03 USB dongle (Ver. B)
- GIGABYTE GT-U7300
- DIKOM USB-DVBT HD
- Peak 102569AGPK
- SVEON STV20 DVB-T USB & FM

Note: If you have a device with an older Android verison (3.1 and below), root must be present in order to connect with the USB dongle and USB Host must be enabled on the device.

By downloading SDR Touch you agree that the SDR Touch development team will not be held responsible for any legal issues that might be caused by usage or possession of the app. It is your responsibility to comply with your local law before downloading or using SDR Touch.

Recent changes:
- Audio recording (hence additional permission)
- FM Stereo
- Improved reception
- PPM correction
- Audio gain
- Bug fixes
- Optimizations
- Native audio
- Experimental x86 support
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3.9
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File size
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About SDR Touch - Live radio via USB
Turn your mobile phone or tablet into an affordable and portable software defined radio scanner. Listen and record live on air FM STEREO radio stations, weather reports, police, fire department and emergency stations, taxi traffic, airplane communications, audio of analogue TV broadcasts, HAM radio amateurs, digital broadcasts and many more! Depending on the hardware used, its radio frequency coverage could span between 50 MHz and 2.2 GHz. It currently demodulates WFM, AM, NFM, USB, LSB, CWU and CLW signals.

You need:

- USB digital TV (DVB-T) dongle with the RTL2832U chip. You may already have one of them laying around. They cost less than $10
- USB OTG (On-The-Go) cable - if you've ever connected a USB thumb drive to your Android device, you already have it. They are extremely cheap

Then you just need to connect the USB dongle to an antenna, and via the OTG cable to you Android device and run SDR Touch! It is that simple! Now you can listen to live radio on devices (like the Nexus 7) that don't have a built-in FM support!

This application is currently experimental and may crash. Please, report any bugs to the email provided in the Help.

Using the RTL2832U driver you could use one of the following compatible USB DVB-T tuners:

- Generic RTL2832U (e.g. hama nano)
- ezcap USB 2.0 DVB-T/DAB/FM dongle
- Terratec Cinergy T Stick Black (rev 1)
- Terratec NOXON DAB/DAB+ USB dongle (rev 1)
- Terratec Cinergy T Stick RC (Rev.3)
- Terratec T Stick PLUS
- Terratec NOXON DAB/DAB+ USB dongle (rev 2)
- PixelView PV-DT235U(RN)
- Compro Videomate U620F
- Compro Videomate U650F
- Compro Videomate U680F
- Sweex DVB-T USB
- GTek T803
- Lifeview LV5TDeluxe
- MyGica TD312
- PROlectrix DV107669
- Zaapa ZT-MINDVBZP
- Twintech UT-40
- Dexatek DK DVB-T Dongle (Logilink VG0002A)
- Dexatek DK DVB-T Dongle (MSI DigiVox mini II V3.0)
- Dexatek Technology Ltd. DK 5217 DVB-T Dongle
- MSI DigiVox Micro HD
- Genius TVGo DVB-T03 USB dongle (Ver. B)
- GIGABYTE GT-U7300
- DIKOM USB-DVBT HD
- Peak 102569AGPK
- SVEON STV20 DVB-T USB & FM

Note: If you have a device with an older Android verison (3.1 and below), root must be present in order to connect with the USB dongle and USB Host must be enabled on the device.

By downloading SDR Touch you agree that the SDR Touch development team will not be held responsible for any legal issues that might be caused by usage or possession of the app. It is your responsibility to comply with your local law before downloading or using SDR Touch.

Recent changes:
- Audio recording (hence additional permission)
- FM Stereo
- Improved reception
- PPM correction
- Audio gain
- Bug fixes
- Optimizations
- Native audio
- Experimental x86 support

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A Google User
Aug 21, 2014
Great app One needs to look in
A Google User
Aug 11, 2014
Not works with USB otg cable Connected with USB otg cable. Terratec T plus dongle. It needs power up USB dongle . Device is Geionee P2.
A Google User
Aug 10, 2014
It works! Worked when first plugged dongle in (noo elec nano) , stopped working and displayed device chooser root access . Uninstalled then reinstalled, works great again. Acer a1 811. Thanks dev, will be purchasing a key!
A Google User
Aug 6, 2014
Sucked Pondwater Even after buying the key the app crashes non stop. Support.....really a waste of money...beware
A Google User
Jul 26, 2014
Works with rooted Samsung galaxy S3 Works with rooted Samsung galaxy S3. It looks like S3 can't deliver much power through usb port. Chrashes ended when added some external power through some weird USB Y adapter (2 Male > 1 Female).