[amsat-bb] Re: First SSTV Rx
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
> a try. I downloaded and installed MMSSTV and waited for a pass. There was
> 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
> 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
> clearer it would be appreciated. It has been uploaded to my photobucket
> account at the following URL:
> 73, Kent K5KNT
> AMSAT #36765
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