[amsat-bb] Funcube Dongle Pro+ settings with FoxTelem 1.02b
Mark L. Hammond
marklhammond at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 22:27:22 UTC 2015
Yes, make this number 4!
4-I find under Windows 7 with the FCDP+ a Recording Device volume setting of "3" gives me a decent noise floor (between -75 and -100) on FoxTelem. Getting the noise floor level down to a reasonable level is important.
At 09:58 PM 11/19/2015 +0000, Stephen E. Belter wrote:
>Didn¹t you also experiment with the Windows audio input setting?
> From memory, I think it defaults to 100 under Windows 10 and you found it
>worked better at a lower value, like 4-5?
>73, Steve N9IP
>Steve Belter, seb at wintek.com
>On 11/19/15, 4:05 PM, "AMSAT-BB on behalf of Mark L. Hammond"
><amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org on behalf of marklhammond at gmail.com> wrote:
>>I am going to copy AMSAT-BB because this will help some others I hope!
>>Here is what works well for me and the FuncubeDongle Pro + and FoxTelem
>>1-On main screen, "Check" Track Doppler and Find Signal; I use default
>>values in the boxes (15.0dB, 6.0dB)
>>2-Under the Spacecraft Menu, go to both Fox-1Cliff and Fox-1D parameter
>>screens and "Uncheck" Track when Find Signal Enabled
>>3-Under the Spacecraft Menu, go to Fox-1A and "Check" Track when Find
>>Signal Enabled; I use Downlink=145979, Lower Freq. Bound=145973, Upper
>>THAT should get your good, fast lock on the Fox-1A signal. Works well
>>here setup like that.
>>Let me know how you make out!
>>On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 8:02 AM, Bob KD7YZ <kd7yz at denstarfarm.us> wrote:
>>> Hi Mark.
>>> Early on with Fox1A "somebody" emailed me about trimming down the
>>> FOX1A_fm.dat a bit and limiting the scan range for FoxTelem to find the
>>> beacon early on in an orbit.
>>> I just beeefwittedly overwrote some data files when updating the
>>> FoxTelem program. Thus I now have numerous "Tabs" of Fox1-1C and H and
>>> so forth.
>>> Were you the one who suggested the trim-down ?
>>> Otherwise, any ideas on shaping that Dat file to make it find the signal
>>> earlier and stay locked on?
>>> Mine "was" working just fine with whatever I'd put in the folder. Or
>>> maybe the stock program as it is now written is just fine.
>>> Bob KD7YZ
>>> AmSat LM#901
>>Mark L. Hammond [N8MH]
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