[amsat-bb] fox tlm
david at rushtone.com
Thu Oct 8 21:49:24 UTC 2015
Hmm. Ed's technique worked for me, with my Funcube Dongle Pro+.
A little while ago my FoxTelem locked onto a local hitting our repeater
with an input on 146.010, just 30 kHz above the Fox1A downlink.
On 2015-10-08 15:24, Jim White wrote:
> Thanks Ed.
> No luck. It apparently does not connect to the FCD although there
> seems to be no way to tell except perhaps for noise on the bottom
> screen. It is not hearing my mic input in audio mode either.
> No more time to mess with it right now.
> On 10/8/2015 2:35 PM, Ed K9EK wrote:
>> Try this: With Foxtelem running, try firing up your signal generator,
>> handheld, etc. to 145.98. With any luck you will see a nice peak in
>> the lower graph. If you vary the signal generator freq, the AFC will
>> track it. Proves that you can receive something. Awesome. What a
>> piece of software. Waiting for 2350Z to try the real thing.
>> Ed K9EK
>> *From: *"Jim White" <jim at coloradosatellite.com>
>> *To: *"AMSAT-BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
>> *Sent: *Thursday, October 8, 2015 4:09:04 PM
>> *Subject: *[amsat-bb] fox tlm
>> As I read through the docs on the fox tlm program two things are not
>> If I have a FunCube Dongle hooked to a USB port and antenna, do I need
>> to run any other software besides foxtelem.exe?
>> With the FCD on the USB port and the IQ box checked in foxtelem.exe what
>> should I see on the screen with no signal present? Noise, nothing?
>> How do I know, before the signal is there, if this is working and the
>> FCD is talking to foxtelem?
>> When I run the FCD software it can talk to the FCD dongle, set the freq,
>> etc. When I run foltelem there is no indication anything is talking to
>> anything else.
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