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    Plane Finder Client Shows No Data

    This looks like Joe's "The ADS-B-Receiver Project" (www.adsbreceiver.net), which I also run. This is a wonderful set of scripts which installs and sets up many ADSB packages typically from their sources on Github. It includes the Plane Finder Client software which it feeds in beast format from...
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    Plane Finder Radar

    First full 24hr comparison: Plane Finder Radar: ADS-B Positions = 1,102,163, Positionless Reports = 232,906 Raspberry Pi 3 + FA RTL: ADS-B Positions = 1,124,950, Positionless Reports = 336,940
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    Plane Finder Radar

    My new setup has been stable for over 12 hours, just checked this mornings peak traffic hour 06:00 GMT. Plane Finder Radar: ADS-B Positions = 70699, Positionless Reports = 10769 Raspberry Pi 3 + FA RTL: ADS-B Positions = 72561, Positionless Reports = 19467 Both sharing the same antenna. So very...
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    Plane Finder Radar

    The antenna has built in SAW filter and 20db LNA. I tried the PFR on FA 68cm antenna at same height initially incase the LNA upset the PFR - it did not appear that way on simple test.
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    Plane Finder Radar

    My PFR unit arrived today and is working. Installation could not have been simpler - the hardest bit was opening the box. I have been feeding PF for a while using a F1OPA /F5ANN active antenna, a FA RTL dongle, and a RPi3. I am in a busy area not far from London Heathrow in the UK. The units...
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    Update rate

    But the maps depend on stations like mine feeding the source data. I have no idea how many have a clear view of aircraft on the ground. There will particular problems with locations from MLAT data.
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    Update rate

    Are the planes disappearing below your horizon? I live within 10 miles of Heathrow and loose most planes around 300 ft If you are close to the airport then probably heightening your antenna may be the simplest solution.
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