Re: SDR applications that support HD-Radio : was New review of the Airspy R2 for FM DX
Well, I would think (hope) that iBiquity (now DTS) would be open to some licensing mechanism. This whole situation reminds me of the DVSI/AMBE chip situation we have for Dstar/YSF/DMR as well. I do grasp all of the potential complications of how to fund the initial license, legal wrangling, accounting of licenses/renewals, and the various technical hurdles to actually implement all this but I do think there is a market for it. The question is if it's large enough to support the effort. I know that SDR# supports plugins, Gqrx could support it if there was a GnuRadio module written for it, etc. but having to provide binaries for various OSes and their respective versions gets difficult in a hurry. I would much prefer source code but being patent encumbered removes several Linux distros from the mix right out of the box.
Simon: You expressed some interest here. Any desire to pursue?
Ezio: Thanks for the link to the book: Radio’s Digital Dilemma: Broadcasting in the Twenty-First Century (Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies) by John Nathan Anderson (Author) . I'll have to give that a read!
On 08/09/2017 02:15 AM, f5mwa wrote: