[amsat-bb] SDR Radios

Richard Lawn rjlawn at gmail.com
Thu Jan 11 02:23:41 UTC 2018

Right. That’s what I meant to say as I Too have gotten satpc32 and HDSDR to
work nicely with FCDPP. I didn’t realize that DDE would work with the other
SDR RX. Good to know.
Rick, W2JAZ

On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 8:58 PM Mark L. Hammond <marklhammond at gmail.com>

> Actually...if you use SDR#, there is a plugin that will use frequency data
> out of SatPC32 (via DDE) that will change the frequency of a number of SDR
> units...it will change the frequency, set the mode and filter width, etc.
> so automated changing of satellites is very doable.
> I've done this successfully with:
> Airspy
> Airspy Mini
> RTL based dongles
> HDSDR is another good program that will let you do similarly.  Somehow
> I've settled on SDR#...
> If you become a telemetry nut, you'll also learn to appreciate what I call
> "native support" of the FCDPP in programs like Funcube Dashboard and
> FoxTLM.  They actually take control of the dongle and you don't need to use
> something like SDR#/plugin.
> There are lots of ways to skin that cat!
> Mark N8MH
> At 01:49 AM 1/11/2018 +0000, Richard Lawn wrote:
> There are a number of good inexpensive SDR receivers out there but I
> don’t see anyone who is successfully controlling them with software such
> as satpc32. I believe the FunCube Dongle can be controlled by satpc32. 73
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