[amsat-bb] Logging and Recording Passes
mr.soup12 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 14 20:00:30 UTC 2016
I use a headphone splitter through the handset and pass it into this:
Good audio, comes with an audio cable. Only records what comes through
your headphones, but then again I know who I am and where I am.
Sorry Peter, hit the wrong reply button.
On 08/14/2016 10:19 AM, Peter Laws wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 13, 2016 at 12:33 PM, Gerald Payton <gp_ab5r at outlook.com> wrote:
>> My questions are: What is the most common used way of audio recording: a digital handheld recorder or computer software of some kind? I will have a stationary station; not portable handheld.
> I use my iphone. I tried to use the recorder built in to my ID-51A+
> and quickly realized that it only records when I hit the PTT.
>> Is it common to keep a personal log and then upload it to LoTW? If so, what personal log program is commonly used?
> I use DXKeeper. Free. Records all relevant data. Once TQSL is
> configured, it will handle all LOTW functions.
> Directions here for getting started. As Dave, AA6YQ, the author of
> the DXLab Suite of programs that includes DXKeeper is one of the ones
> that rescued LOTW from oblivion a few years back, much of this info is
> now on the LOTW site. None of the directions here are intertwined
> with using DXKeeper but there are links to teach you how to do so:
>> I listened to a AO-85 pass with my IC-2730A and a Comet GP-6 dual band base antenna, without any preamp, and was very good copy considering. That was encouraging.
> There is nothing between you and the satellites, usually, so signals
> are always strong on the LEOs.
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