[amsat-bb] agw_onlinekiss_plus.exe on Linux with Wine
scott23192 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 13 02:30:17 UTC 2019
Glad to help.
I happened to already have the Astrocast DK3WN decoder on the linux
computer so I could verify that it worked properly with a .KSS file input
if you'd like to test with that.
The decoder and a .KSS file that I had previously collected can be found at:
On Wed, Jun 12, 2019 at 10:11 PM Hans BX2ABT via AMSAT-BB <
amsat-bb at amsat.org> wrote:
> Scott to the rescue! This older version does start up and I'm waiting
> for some telemetry to come in right now. And it does indeed connect to
> Direwolf, which is much better than HS_soundmodem in the sense that it
> doesn't use the soundcard to route audio from GQRX, but UDP instead.
> Great! Thanks Scott.
> @JE9PEL: all OCX files were registered, checked not once, not twice, but
> thrice. So what I suspected already is that the recent versions of
> AGW_onlinekiss_plus and getKiss share a similar code base, which is
> different from the previous AGW_onlinekiss.
> Now Jan, your instructions on how to install on Linux are very clear,
> but if they can't be reproduced by an innocent passerby then they are of
> little use. Have you tried it on a clean install, like Ubuntu 19.04?
> Final request: can someone post or email me an example .kss file from
> any current sat (like the XW, CAS, etc.) for me to test the decoder?
> On 06/13/2019 12:16 AM, Scott via AMSAT-BB wrote:
> > I had not previously attempted this particular combination on linux, but
> > have a working setup if you would like to try it.
> > As you have found, the "plus" version of AGW_Online_Kiss does indeed
> > generate some errors that are difficult to resolve. But that version of
> > the utility provides more functionality than you really need just to
> > generate .KSS files.
> > In fact, I normally use the original non-plus AGW_Online_Kiss on Windows
> > and have copied it over to linux for use under Wine.
> > By placing one dependency file in the same folder where the .EXE is
> > located, it runs very nicely. Of course, the .INI file needs to be
> > for each person.
> > Lastly, this utility simply listens on the specified AGW port for packets
> > from your software soundmodem of choice. On linux, Direwolf is by far
> > best tool to use. I have included an appropriate direwolf .CONF file at
> > the URL I'll list below. So the Direwolf command would be:
> > direwolf -c direwolf-1200.conf
> > ... and after that is running, start AGW_Online_Kiss.exe. Click the
> > "Connect AGW" button and you should see confirmation of a connection to
> > Direwolf. When packets are heard over the audio path that Direwolf is
> > monitoring, if all the settings match (baud rate, etc.) you'll see the
> > decodes in AGW_Online_Kiss and a .KSS file (and optionally .LOG file)
> > be created for you.
> > I have placed this version of AGW_Online_Kiss, the .OCX dependency, and
> > that sample Direwolf .CONF file at:
> > https://www.qsl.net/k/k4kdr//downloads/agw-kss-linux/
> > ... please review the .INI and .CONF file to verify that they are
> > to your configuration. If you need to decode packets other than 1200
> > I recommend copying that .CONF file to a new file and editing it
> > appropriately.
> > -Scott, K4KDR
> > ============================
> > On Wed, Jun 12, 2019 at 10:49 AM Hans BX2ABT via AMSAT-BB <
> > amsat-bb at amsat.org> wrote:
> >> You have to trust me on that one: checked everything thrice. Besides, if
> >> the paths are not correct it will give a different warning.
> >> Don't you think it's strange that both AGW_kissonline_plus.exe and
> >> getkiss.exe give me the same "Runtime error '9' message?
> >> 73 de Hans
> >> BX2ABT
> >> On 06/12/2019 10:10 PM, PE0SAT | Amateur Radio wrote:
> >>> On 12-06-2019 15:51, Hans BX2ABT wrote:
> >>>> Hello Jan,
> >>> Hi Hans,
> >>>> Still banging my head. Tried everything that was suggested (thanks
> >>>> JE9PEL) and more, but still the "Runtime error '9'" that comes up. I
> >>>> also checked your updated page on this and downloaded getkiss.exe, but
> >>>> guess what........"Runtime error '9'".
> >>> Make sure the settings that are part off the *.ini file are correct.
> >>> For example FILE_PATH= and TLEFILE=
> >>>> Strange as it is, all the other software/decoders/tlm forwarder are
> >>>> working. With regards to hs_soundmodem I saw a mention that this can
> >>>> also save .kss files. If so, how? If this is possible, then this could
> >>>> be an alternative. And to be complete: my goal is to get some
> >>>> KISS-files from Athenoxat-1 to upload to them.
> >>>> 73 de Hans
> >>>> BX2ABT
> >>> 73 Jan PE0SAT
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