[amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT-BB Digest, Vol 6, Issue 438

Louis McFadin w5did at mac.com
Sat Aug 6 13:02:42 PDT 2011


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>   1. Re: ARISSatTLM (Mark L. Hammond)
>   2.  VS:   ARISSatTLM (Jari Koivurinne)
>   3. Re: ARISSatTLM (N0JY)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Sat, 06 Aug 2011 13:44:40 -0400
> From: "Mark L. Hammond" <marklhammond at gmail.com>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: ARISSatTLM
> To: n0jy at arrl.net, AMSAT-BB at amsat.org
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> Hi Jerry,
> 
> Is there anything between the speaker out and line in (or mic) on the sound card?
> 
> What are you using for radio/Doppler control?
> 
> Mark N8MH 
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> At 11:31 AM 8/6/2011 -0500, N0JY wrote:
>> I'm having trouble getting telemetry.
>> ARISSatTLM will see the signal on the Tuning Indicator and I have tuned 
>> the CW signal everywhere from the yellow mark to the top and bottom of 
>> the blue range.
>> It decodes the CW fine in the Morse Code Decoder window but nothing ever 
>> shows up in the Telemetry As Text or ARISSatTLM main window.
>> The orange indicator is following something, usually hanging around the 
>> middle of the orange line range when there is a signal.
>> Any thoughts?  Windows Vista SP2 with M-Audio Delta44 sound card set for 
>> 48000Hz sample rate.
>> 
>> Thanks!
>> Jerry
>> N0JY
>> 
>> 
Make sure your receiver has any noise filters turned off. They can prevent the decoder sw from working.


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> Message: 2
> Date: Sat, 6 Aug 2011 17:51:37 -0000
> From: "Jari Koivurinne" <jari.koivurinne at aina.net>
> Subject: [amsat-bb]  VS:   ARISSatTLM
> To: <n0jy at arrl.net>, <AMSAT-BB at amsat.org>
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>> 
>> I'm having trouble getting telemetry.
>> ARISSatTLM will see the signal on the Tuning Indicator and I have tuned
>> the CW signal everywhere from the yellow mark to the top and bottom of
>> the blue range.
>> It decodes the CW fine in the Morse Code Decoder window but nothing
>> ever
>> shows up in the Telemetry As Text or ARISSatTLM main window.
>> The orange indicator is following something, usually hanging around the
>> middle of the orange line range when there is a signal.
>> Any thoughts?  Windows Vista SP2 with M-Audio Delta44 sound card set
>> for
>> 48000Hz sample rate.
>> 
>> Thanks!
>> Jerry
>> N0JY
>> 
> 
> 
> I was also having trouble getting telemetry. Signal was quite strong and
> all indicators was within range. The telemetry and CW stopped twice within
> pass. CW was decoded but maybe the deep QSB made some impact to the
> telemetry.
> I have 2x 17 el horizontal yagis, FT-847 and Realtek AC97 audio system.
> Sampe rate was 44.1 kHz.
> Next time I try Edirol UA-1 USB sound card. Have to set alarm clock at 4 am
> local time as this is the only time ISS is well above horizon... :-)
> 
> And please try the ARISSatTLM software and decode some frames as it is no
> help if you just say you can hear some noise...
> 
> -jari oh3uw
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> Message: 3
> Date: Sat, 06 Aug 2011 13:03:23 -0500
> From: N0JY <n0jy at lavabit.com>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: ARISSatTLM
> To: "Mark L. Hammond" <marklhammond at gmail.com>
> Cc: AMSAT-BB at amsat.org
> Message-ID: <4E3D81EB.50804 at lavabit.com>
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> Hi Mark,
> 
> I'm using the speaker output so it's speaker audio with no additional 
> filters, right to the Delta44 breakout box.
> SatPC32 does the doppler, it's set for 20Hz interval.  Should I set that 
> lower, to 10Hz perhaps?
> I am going to try to use the audio from the data output on the FT-736R.  
> A brain fade on my part prevented me from getting the signal off the 
> ring of the stereo connection, but I just woke up and remembered that I 
> have the splitters for that so I've got that connected to the breakout 
> box now!
> 
> 73,
> Jerry
> 
> On 8/6/2011 12:44 PM, Mark L. Hammond wrote:
>> Hi Jerry,
>> 
>> Is there anything between the speaker out and line in (or mic) on the sound card?
>> 
>> What are you using for radio/Doppler control?
>> 
>> Mark N8MH
>> 
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