[amsat-bb] Funcube-1 decoding

PA3GUO pa3guo at upcmail.nl
Wed Dec 25 02:46:50 PST 2013

Using a 2x6 elements beam + pre-amp + an FCD, it is possible to decode
packets down to just 0.7 degrees elevation.

Rather impressive.


Also I noticed that if I have other CPU intensive SW running (HRD) at the
same time, nothing is decoded, visually it all looks the same on the
FUNcube-1 Dashboard, signal strenghts etc. but somehow it needs PC resources
(memory?) for the actual decoding, because as soon as I closed HRD incoming
packets got decoded, while before none was.



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