[amsat-bb] Recommendations for SSTV software for windows, iOS and Linux?
ko6th.greg at gmail.com
Sat Jan 6 07:33:30 UTC 2018
I second the vote for MMSSTV. Note that it runs fine on Linux under
Wine (how I run it), as well as the native Windows.
Nick Hart wrote:
> I was just on a net in which some operators were recommending easypal.
> Downloaded it, but didn't get too far. I saw MMSSTV online, and I'll
> experiment with it tomorrow.
> Thanks again, John!
> ------ Original Message ------
> Received: Fri, 05 Jan 2018 10:49:49 PM PST
> From: John Brier <johnbrier at gmail.com>
> To: Nick Hart <nickhart at usa.net>Cc: AMSAT BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Recommendations for SSTV software for windows, iOS and
> For iOS use “SSTV Slow Scan TV” by Black Cat Systems
> For Android use "Robot36"
> For Windows use “MMSSTV” (see AMSAT UK link below for setup)
> Note I actually prefer RX-SSTV on Windows now. Originally I found
> MMSSTV got sharper images but on RX-SSTV if you disable BPF (band pass
> filter I believe), it will get them as sharp as MMSSTV, and the big
> difference is that RX-SSTV doesn't have nearly as many slants in its
> decodes as MMSSTV. If the signal is not great enable BPF and things
> will be smoothed out a bit.
> For Mac OS X use “Multiscan 3B SSTV”
> For Linux use “QSSTV”
> This is from my web page:
> I also recently made a zip file of a bunch of actual ISS SSTV
> transmissions you can use to test your setups:
> My main tip is to record the ISS SSTV transmissions so you can run
> them through different software with different settings to get the
> best decode. Good luck!
> 73, John Brier KG4AKV
> On Sat, Jan 6, 2018 at 1:27 AM, Nick Hart <nickhart at usa.net> wrote:
>> Good evening AMSAT Elmers!
>> I have my hardware setup that can support SSTV, and would appreciate any
>> software recommendations. What are you currently using that you like? I
>> devices that run Windows, iOS and Linux. I'd love to be able to participate
>> the next ISS SSTV round, receiving, if not transmitting yet.
>> Thanks, and 73!
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