[sarex] Re: Be on the lookout for more Simonyi SSTV and voice activity
ko6th_greg at hotmail.com
Mon Mar 30 21:08:20 PDT 2009
Wow, great visible pass, rising out of the north west, and going straight overhead before winking out. I couldn't see much in the way of structure, even with binoculars, but it was really bright.
I heard sstv, and had my PC running a live capture into QSSTV on my Linux box. The program decoded it as Robot36, but the picture is just a bunch of nearly horizontal colored stripes, like a TV set that is way out of sync. You can see that there was some text at the bottom, but it's illegible.
I used the same setup with Richard a few months ago, and got some beautiful pictures. What format was Charles using?
> Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 12:30:35 -0400
> From: kc6rol at AMSAT.Org
> To: sarex at AMSAT.Org
> Subject: [sarex] Be on the lookout for more Simonyi SSTV and voice activity
> Charles said this morning that he is planning to take more SSTV images.
> He will investigate the possibility of leaving the VC-H1 in automatic
> mode. He also plans to do more voice QSOs with the ham community. So
> you should monitor for SSTV and voice activity this week. I would
> appreciate it if you would upload any SSTV images you receive to the
> http://www.amsat.org/amsat/ariss/SSTV/index.php page, please. Thanks!
> Will Marchant, NAR 13356, Tripoli 10125 L3, AMA 800142, FBIS
> kc6rol at amsat.org http://www.spaceflightsoftware.com/will/
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