[amsat-bb] Re: First SSTV Rx

Simon (HB9DRV) simon at hb9drv.ch
Fri Mar 27 06:05:22 PDT 2009


If you have a 20m antenna dial in 14.230 USB and just wait...

Simon Brown, HB9DRV

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kent Frazier" <k5knt.kent at gmail.com>
To: "AMSAT-BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, March 27, 2009 1:24 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] First SSTV Rx

> Hi all,
> After reading some of the posts about the SSTV on AO-51 I decided to give 
> it
> a try. I downloaded and installed MMSSTV and waited for a pass. There was 
> a
> good 40 degree pass over San Angelo, Texas beginning at about 00:14 UTC. I
> connected my radio's data jack to my computer with my USB adapter and
> recorded the pass with my digital voice recorder. Lucky I did as nothing
> showed up on the computer via the data jack connection. I used my Elk
> Antenna to receive the signals.
> After the pass I brought everything back into the house and connected the
> voice recorder's ear jack to the computer's mic jack. After adjusting the
> volume so MMSSTV wasn't complaining about an overload I ran the recording.
> MMSSTV was in Auto Rx Mode and changed to Robot 36 as it received the
> information.
> The image isn't very clear, but at least I was able to receive something.
> If anyone would care to look at the image and help me identify why it is 
> not
> clearer it would be appreciated. It has been uploaded to my photobucket
> account at the following URL:
> http://s226.photobucket.com/albums/dd316/badfrog88/Amateur%20Radio/?action=view&current=200903270131.jpg
> -- 
> 73, Kent K5KNT
> AMSAT #36765
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