[amsat-bb] Logging and Recording Passes
w7lrd at comcast.net
Sat Aug 13 17:53:15 UTC 2016
forward this information on the bb - I can use it
73 Bob W7LRD
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From: "Gerald Payton" <gp_ab5r at outlook.com>
To: "Amsat BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Saturday, August 13, 2016 10:33:33 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Logging and Recording Passes
In studying videos on the internet and reading emails on the BB, I have noticed a frequent mention of "recording" passes, and eventually "uploading to LoTW."
My questions are: What is the most common used way of audio recording: a digital handheld recorder or computer software of some kind? I will have a stationary station; not portable handheld.
Is it common to keep a personal log and then upload it to LoTW? If so, what personal log program is commonly used?
I normally do not use a logging program and certainly not familiar with LoTW. I looked at it on the ARRL website and it looked complicated. I really do not understand the process
I listened to a AO-85 pass with my IC-2730A and a Comet GP-6 dual band base antenna, without any preamp, and was very good copy considering. That was encouraging.
Any help will be appreciated .
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