[amsat-bb] Re: WORK-AROUND FOUND! RE: ARISSat TLM soundcard selection
Mark L. Hammond
marklhammond at gmail.com
Sun Aug 7 15:30:38 PDT 2011
ARISSatTLM will use the "deafault" sound card, so that can be changed just with a few clicks; I have lots of audio devices, and as long as I set the Recording default to the device I want to use, it's easy...
At 08:27 PM 8/7/2011 +0200, PA3GUO wrote:
>So there is no way to select between either the soundcard (read output from
>or the FCD (which is in the system also a soundcard.
>BUT: here is the work around;
>step 1: disconnect the FCD
>step 2: start ARISSatTLM (only th normal sound card is present, which it
>(not: in the Tuning indicator no signal is seen)
>step 3: plug in the FCD (into the USB port of the PC)
>step 4: start HDSDR
> >>> and now ARISSatTLM shows the output of HDSDR
>Voila (the French would say)
>Van: Sion Chow Q. C. (9W2QC) [mailto:9w2qc at 9w2qc.net]
>Verzonden: zondag 7 augustus 2011 18:50
>CC: amsat-bb at amsat.org
>Onderwerp: RE: [amsat-bb] ARISSat TLM soundcard selection (and submission
>I totally agree with your suggestion, and to make it easy student is the key
>to get the younger generation interested in all these. I also understand
>that the ARISSat-1 team is already working on a page to show the submission
>of telemetry, so we shall wait a while and see.
>73, Sion, 9M2CQC
>Quoting PA3GUO <pa3guo at amsat.org>:
>> Hi Sion,
>> Great suggestion.
>> Another suggestion:
>> Not for us experimenters, but for schools / teachers / others / .. :
>> ARISSatTLM setup under Win7 worked fine, the assumed directory for the
>> TLM storage was indeed used.
>> For Win XP this did not work: I got an error message when starting
>> ARISSatTLM, it looked for the directory on the wrong place (it was
>> created somewhere else). So I moved that directory to the place it was
>> looking for it, and it works.
>> I know there is a heads up on this issue during the install process,
>> but still.
>> For those many new people we try to interest (those 1+ million AMSAT
>> reached with the press release), it would be good to fix this.
>> Just my 2 cents.
>> (btw: the SW overall looks good & quite appealing (also important in
>> this case), it seems to incorporate the best ideas of recent other
>> space programs, including Delfi-C3, RAX, ..)
>> Another idea (maybe this is already in place and I missed it) It would
>> be nice to have on the ARISSat telemtry website (latest values) an
>> overview of which stations submitted the data (they entered their
>> callsign under 'tools').
>> That would highly motivate new people to contribute. Imagine you are a
>> student, and build a receive set-up, and can show your teacher your
>> name/call is listed on the official ARISSat website ! Projects like
>> RAX and FASTRAC do this already:
>> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>> Van: Sion Chow Q. C. [mailto:9w2qc at 9w2qc.net]
>> Verzonden: zondag 7 augustus 2011 18:00
>> Aan: PA3GUO
>> CC: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
>> Onderwerp: Re: [amsat-bb] ARISSat TLM soundcard selection ?
>> Hi Henk,
>> I seem to have the same problem as you do, and how I overcame it is to
>> ensure that the sound card that you want ARISSatTLM to use is the
>> default system sound card.
>> Perhaps the developer of ARISSatTLM can place an option in the
>> software to allow us to select the desired sound card to use with it?
>> 73, Sion, 9M2CQC
>> On 7 Aug 2011, at 11:23 PM, "PA3GUO" <pa3guo at amsat.org> wrote:
>>> Case: Using ARISSatTLM with the output of HDSDR (connected to FCD SDR).
>>> - using Win XP (by luck ?) ARISSatTLM selects the decoded output of
>>> HDSDR (volume of HDSDR varies the input level of the ARISSTLM window)
>>> - using Win7 64bit ARISSatTLM seems to select another input (unclear
>>> How can I select which sound card ARISSatTLM should use ?
>>> Henk, PA3GUO
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