[amsat-bb] what is a good contact?

Bob Hammond propgrinder at gmail.com
Sun Apr 12 12:11:53 UTC 2020

Yesterday, I used Audacity to clarify recorded audio of a contact and pull
a callsign out of the mud.
I recommend this freeware for satellite users.

Thanks Ron VE8RT for mentioning it!


On Fri, Apr 10, 2020 at 4:28 PM Ron VE8RT via AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org>

>   maybe this has been brought up before, an alternative subject line
> might be "home far should you go"
>   It seems that recording contacts and translating them into the log is
> acceptable.
>   What about using post recording enhancements to pull call signs and
> grid squares out of the noise?
>   A younger person with uncompromised hearing would do a better job at
> picking out contact information, the arguement might be made that even
> high end hearing aids do some audio processing.
>   I just used Audacity to pull KJ7ATK's call out as Diawata-2 was low
> to my horizon, and his FM deviation was almost not there even though he
> had full quieting.  I'll pass someone the recording if they'd like to
> hear it.
>   Grid squares are required, is there an alternative other than RST?
>    Ron VE8RT
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> Ron VE8RT <ve8rt at yknwt.ca>
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