[amsat-bb] Saving sat QSO recordings from websites - software?

Philip Jenkins n4hf.philip at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 18:32:01 UTC 2018

Thanks to Nick and Paul...that was WAY too easy.

I had seen the "Save Link As..."  when right clicking, but I thought it
would merely save *the URL* somewhere, not the actual audio file itself.

73 all!

Philip N4HF

On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 1:27 PM, Nick Hart <nickhart at usa.net> wrote:

> I'm not sure what sort of computer you may be using.  But, if you are on a
> windows machine, for example, you should be able to right-click on the file
> link of interest, and save a local copy to your machine.
> As an example:
> http://www.papays.com/sat/general.html is the page I'm seeing.  Is that
> that
> one you're using?
> The first link:
> XW-2D_23Nov2017_225420z.mp3 5K0T signing off at less than 1 degree on his
> end
> (with joy)
> The XW-2D_23Nov2017_225420z.mp3 part is an active link.  If you right
> click,
> you can select "Save Link As" and choose where you want to save the new
> file
> on your computer.
> Hope it helps.
> ------ Original Message ------
> Received: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:07:47 AM PST
> From: Philip Jenkins <n4hf.philip at gmail.com>
> To: AMSAT BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Saving sat QSO recordings from websites - software?
> Hi all
> I'm doing (at least) three more satellite presentations ( and hopefully
> demos) this spring for ham clubs in the western NC region.
> I normally play a couple of K8YSE's sat QSOs from his website when I have
> internet access at the presentations.
> However, I may not have internet access at two presentations this year, so
> I'm wondering what software - or methods - I might use to "capture" K8YSE's
> MP3 files  from his website (or satellite pass recordings from others) and
> save them (in whatever format) on my PC so that I don't need internet
> access.
> This would also come in handy for hamfest tables, so prospective AMSAT'ers
> can actually hear what both FM and analog QSOs sound like.
> Thanks!
> Philip N4HF
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