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Re: WSPR and SoftRock Receiver

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  • drmail377
    Thanks all for the replies and links. Looks like it s all there. Will give it a try. David
    Message 1 of 5 , Feb 12, 2010
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      Thanks all for the replies and links. Looks like it's all there. Will give it a try. David

      --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com, "m0fmt" <m0fmt@...> wrote:
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      >
      >
      > --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com, "Alan" <alan4alan@> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: "drmail377"
      > > Subject: [softrock40] WSPR and SoftRock Receiver
      > >
      > >
      > > > Has anyone used a SR Lite receiver for WSPR mode? I did a search on the
      > > > group and didn't find a thread that explains what if any results have been
      > > > obtaine
      > >
      > > Quite a few have used a TX/RX so a Lite will be the same for RX.
      > >
      > > >
      > > > It seems that with one sound card availalbe you would need something like
      > > > Virtual Audio Cable (VAC). If so, is VAC the only "product" around that
      > > > does this?
      > >
      > > It seems so, otherwise I think any alternative would have been mentioned.
      > > The only other way would be another card linked by cable, probably works,
      > > but never reccommended!
      > >
      > > >I running relatively old computers with WinXP SP3+ and WinRad. I have a few
      > > >older single band SRL receivers (have never seen a V9.0 as available for
      > > >sale).
      > > >
      > > > I have a PC with a GPS disciplined clock ready to use with WSPR and SRL if
      > > > it can be made to work.
      > >
      > > You may try VAC, some say the audio reminders it emits are not too
      > > disruptive if you do not use that part of the spectrum.
      > > If Google pages are not playing up (It has been putting me off "Cloud
      > > Computing" the last day or so!) my setup is here
      > > http://sites.google.com/site/g4zfqradio/softrock-wspr-psdr-and-vac and more
      > > here http://yt1dl.veze.net/sdr.html
      > >
      > > 73 Alan G4ZFQ
      > >
      > >
      > > >
      > > > Thanks for any replies.
      > > >
      > > > 73's, David WB4ONA
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > ------------------------------------
      > > >
      > > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > Hi Group
      >
      > Alan G4ZFQ is right that site gives you all the info. You actually can use the sample VAC because the blocking voice has little of no effect on the DATA. And since you don't actually listen to the DATA it has no impact on the system.
      > I use the arrangement my self for all my HF WSPR and other DATA modes like PSK31,CW etc etc reception. It can operate in background while you are using your PC for other work. It works well.
      > Good luck 73 Petefmt
      >
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