[amsat-bb] How to use PC logging sofware with SatPC32?
bill.aa7xt at gmail.com
Sun Sep 6 15:48:38 UTC 2015
Thanks for the tip, Daryl. I may try that if I can't get SatPC32 talking
through the 2nd Commander CAT port.
Glade Park CO
On Sun, Sep 6, 2015 at 6:37 AM, Daryl - K4RGK <k4rgk at arrl.net> wrote:
> I use VSPE, Virtual Serial Port Emulator, from Eterlogic.
> It's free for a 32 bit platform. You'll use the Com port splitter
> function. Say Sat PC32 is using Com port #4 for rig control, you will map
> Com4 to a virtual serial port, Com14 for example, then point SatPC32 and
> your logging program to Com14. Simultaneous bi-directional traffic can
> occur so it's up to you to make sure that doesn't happen (allow the logging
> program to read the radio frequency but don't let it write to the Com port.)
> I use it for exactly your stated purpose and it works great. There are
> other virtual serial port solutions as well, though I tried a few and this
> one worked best for me.
> > On Sep 5, 2015, at 8:07 PM, Bill Hein <bill.aa7xt at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have been writing down satellite QSOs on scratch paper and then
> > entering them into DXLab. I'd like to be a little bit more modern and
> > efficient than that!
> > How are other people using their logging software with sat QSOs?
> > My FT-847 serial port is tied up with my sat tracking software SatPC32's
> > Doppler correction feature so I'm not sure how to get the frequency data
> > the logging software.
> > Work around?
> > 73
> > Bill AA7XT
> > BIll AA7XT
> > Glade Park CO
> > DM59pa
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