Posted by: admin in Getting Started on November 21st, 2010

Several RDS data sources are provided for live RDS decoding:

  • Serial COM Port – Clock and Data signals must be converted using a simple circuit. This ensures compatibility with all RS232 ports and USB to RS232 adapters.
  • Sound card – Data and Clock – The Data and Clock signals are fed to your sound card’s recording line input.
  • Sound card – RDS Encoder – For RDS encoder output data analysis. The RDS encoder output is fed to the sound card through a simple half-wave rectifier circuit.
  • Sound card – Direct MPX or RDS input – The RDS or MPX signal is fed directly to the sound card input. The sound card must support 192 kHz sampling rate for recording.
  • ASCII G Protocol – P75/P175 FM Analyzer – Measuring device connected either via RS232/ USB or Ethernet.
  • ASCII G Protocol – P132 RDS Encoder – RDS encoder with remote output monitoring feature, connected either via RS232/ USB or Ethernet.
  • (No source) – The software provides offline playback feature only.

For more details download the pdf manual.

Posted by: admin in Getting Started on November 21st, 2010

This is the weakest configuration that has been successfully tested with the application:

  • Pentium 166 MHz
  • 32 MB RAM
  • Screen resolution 800×600 @ 256 colors
  • Windows 98

Some plugins may have individual hardware and software requirements.

Posted by: admin in Getting Started on November 20th, 2010

The installation in a few steps:

  • Download and run the installation exe file.
  • Select the setup language and finish the installation using Next button.
  • Run the RDS Spy and select the RDS source.
  • Arrange the workspace as required and save your settings using menu item File – Save Workspace.
  • You are done!