[amsat-bb] New EsSense Application for VhF

Les Rayburn les at highnoonfilm.com
Sun Mar 9 09:33:49 PDT 2014

In many ways, VHF operators in the EU lead the United States in their 
activity on the VHF band. If you've ever read a copy of the 
German/English publication, DUBUS magazine, you quickly get a sense of 
just how much is being done across the pond. Recent advances that I can 
think of include the low-noise LFA antenna, and the MSRX software 
decoder for WSJT modes.

Here's another development that I think holds promise for US operators 
too. It allows much more active monitoring of E-Skip DX when you're away 
from the rig. Download it, and start using it today. E-Skip season is 
coming soon. Hope to see you on 2 Meters!

The Android app "EsSense", which was launched in December, has been
received well by the VHF community. Several hundreds of European operators
have meanwhile downloaded the app; they are using it to literally "stay
tuned" at all times and greatly enhance their DX power. Many thanks to all
users for their useful feedback - this was a great help to fix bugs and
further improve the app.

Now that EsSense has reached a mature level it's time to expand the
functionality to other regions: The latest version (0.10) now also
supports North and South America, Middle East and Africa! (East-Asia,
Oceania, Australia coming soon).

EsSense can be downloaded for free from the Google Play store at:

Good DX!

73, Allard PE1NWL


Les Rayburn, N1LF
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