1036Re: [dxatlas] Trying Out Skimmer
- Sep 4, 2008Pete,
One thing that would be nice is if it could be possible to set CW Skimmer to the Transmit VFO. When trying to bust apileup, I do not want my receive VFO to change frequency when I click on the last call sign that sent 599. In other words if I want to search and pounce on the freq that the DX is listening to, the radio needs to change to that freq when I click on that call sign.
I RCV on VFO B and transmit on A but B changes according to where I click. If I reverse VFOs then the current RCV VFO changes. Can't find a work-around.
K3ZXL www.k3zxl.com "In the Beginning, there was Spark Gap"
----- Original Message -----
From: Pete Smith
Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2008 5:23 PM
Subject: Re: [dxatlas] Trying Out Skimmer
Dan, which version did you download? It should be version 1.2 - which has
the callsign validation code and the calls tab. If you got 1.1 by mistake,
your registration code is good for 1.2 also, I believe. Sampling rates are
greyed out in 3-KHz mode because all the sound card is dealing with is a
3-KHz-wide sample of transceiver audio.
It goes down to roughly 4 dB SNR with good copy. Also, one of its beauties
is that it outlasts QSB, and once it "knows" who it is, it posts it, even
if that takes up to 10 minutes.
I don't know anything about AALog. If you can receive packet spots from a
telnet cluster, then it should work, though DX4WIN doesn't put Skimmer
spots in the spots window, just displays them in the packet window
itself. It's the result of some inflexibility in the spot pattern
recognition code. I understand they plan to fix that in a coming version.
So tell me more about AALog.
At 04:36 PM 9/4/2008, you wrote:
>I just downloaded it and reg code. But in the Settings Tab, there is no
>Tab for call signs and also the sampling rates are greyed out. Any advice?
>Also, will it receive calls and text on really weak sigs in the noise?
>Also, will it integrate with AALog and put call signs in the New QSO
>window? I don't see that happening here.
>K3ZXL www.k3zxl.com "In the Beginning, there was Spark Gap"
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Pete Smith
> To: Skimmertalk@... ; email@example.com
> Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2008 10:17 AM
> Subject: [dxatlas] Trying Out Skimmer
> It's been pointed out to me that the original URL for the no-new-hardware
> intro to Skimmer may cause propblems for some browsers because of the
> spaces in it. Alex had used my original filename, which was more
> informative, but the URL has now been renamed
> to http://www.dxatlas.com/CwSkimmer/Files/Skimmerintro.pdf
> 73, Pete N4ZR
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