[amsat-bb] Re: ISS SSTV No Joy...

Michael Tondee mat_62 at netcommander.com
Wed Oct 15 15:07:48 PDT 2008

I'll set mine up for tonight while I sleep and tommorow while I work. Maybe 
I should get something then. I have Chromapix SSTV software and I'll have to 
check my docs but I believe when set to auto receive that it will 
continually receive pics and place them in an "autosave" folder.
Michael, W4HIJ
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gordon JC Pearce MM3YEQ" <gordonjcp at gjcp.net>
To: "Michael Tondee" <mat_62 at netcommander.com>
Cc: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 5:59 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] ISS SSTV No Joy...

> Michael Tondee wrote:
>> Just had a pass of about 42 degrees at 21:13 UTC over the eastern part of 
>> the U.S. Grid EM83 and heard nothing. No SSTV, no voice. Looks like I'm 
>> going to have to leave the rig  and PC  running unattended 24 hours a day 
>> to have a chance at snagging anything. I should be able to copy this with 
>> a vertical right? I'm having some problems with my AZ/EL rotators and 
>> don't want to leave them unattended.
>> 73,
>> Michael, W4HIJ
> What I did for the pass I captured was I set up a script to fire up an
> audio recorder a couple of minutes before the pass started, and
> configured the recorder to stop after 15 minutes (to make sure I really
> got the end).
> I plan on leaving the laptop and transceiver set up like this tomorrow,
> because I'll be too busy to keep an eye on it.
> Gordon


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