Cloud-IQ Software Defined Radio


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Pre Owned in excellent condition.
Comes with the following:

  • Cloud-IQ receiver with original packaging box

  • USB power cable

  • 5V 1 Amp USB output power supply with US blade connector 240 V capable.

  • Custom cable from MPD Digital with SMA Male connector to UHF Female

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The Cloud-IQ is the latest high performance software defined receiver from RFSPACE. The Cloud-IQ offers two modes of operation. The IQ mode, offers 24 bit, IQ streaming to the PC over ethernet. This mode uses our SpectraVue software or third party programs like SDR-Radio, SDR# and GNU radio. The stand-alone “Cloud” mode includes a built-in internet server. In this mode, the radio performs the tuning and demodulation of signals and transmits the demodulated information back to a PC, OS-X, Linux or Android client anywhere in the world.

How does it compare to the SDR-IQ:

  1. Cloud-IQ offers 1.8 MHz IQ sample rate vs. 196 kHz of the SDR-IQ. Uses ethernet interface vs. USB. Can be placed far away from the computer or anywhere in the world.

  2. High resolution decimator with 24 bit output resolution.

  3. Sensitivity is over 15 dB better.

  4. Broader frequency coverage of 9 kHz to 56 MHz mode.

  5. Includes low bandwidth cloud mode for access anywhere in the world.

  6. Powered by a small power supply or USB powered.

  7. Includes an internal adjustable trigger for capture of repetitive signals (pulsars, CODAR, chirps).

  8. 2 antenna input ports for remote or local selection of two antennas.

  9. All HD2, HD3 products better than -90dBc at -1dB below clipping point.

  10. Includes a wideband 56 MHz wide spectrum analyzer mode.

  11. 10x faster interface

  12. Optional RS-232 3.5mm to DB9 cable for external radio control.

  13. Built-in TCXO


  1. HF and VHF monitoring

  2. External high resolution panoramic and spectrum displays

  3. GMDSS networks

  4. Internet of Things (IoT) remote access point

  5. Geo location of remote signals

  6. Distributed radio and sensor systems

  7. Remote signal surveillance

  8. Ionospheric sounding