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1041Re: [dxatlas] Trying Out Skimmer

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  • Pete Smith
    Sep 4, 2008
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      Dan, this really is a question for Alex, but I suspect this is either a
      limitation of Omnirig or else you need to modify the Omnirig .ini file for
      your radio.

      73, Pete

      At 06:52 PM 9/4/2008, you wrote:
      >Pete,
      >
      >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.
      >
      >Best Regards
      >Dan Schaaf
      >K3ZXL www.k3zxl.com "In the Beginning, there was Spark Gap"
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Pete Smith
      > To: dxatlas_group@yahoogroups.com
      > 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.
      >
      > 73, Pete
      >
      > At 04:36 PM 9/4/2008, you wrote:
      > >Hi Pete,
      > >
      > >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.
      > >
      > >Best Regards
      > >Dan Schaaf
      > >K3ZXL www.k3zxl.com "In the Beginning, there was Spark Gap"
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: Pete Smith
      > > To: Skimmertalk@... ; dxatlas_group@yahoogroups.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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