Re: [softrock40] Re: A bit OT but a good read
- Especially on 10m, I find using 960K on the HiQSDR great as I can see
almost the entire band at once.
With rigs like the HPSDR Hermes you have 2MHz, even handier for VHF/UHF.
73 ... Sid.
On 26/06/12 12:12, briana wrote:
> How about displaying the entire bands (especially 15/10/6 M) at one
> time? It's a pain to tune them to look for openings. Now one has to
> resort to seeing chunks and scanning them.
> 73 de Brian/K3KO
> On 6/25/2012 7:36 PM, vbifyz wrote:
>> --- In email@example.com
>> <mailto:softrock40%40yahoogroups.com>, Jasmine Strong
>> <modulararithmetic@...> wrote:
>>> There are lots of applications for wideband RX.
>>> - weather satellites use wide modulations
>>> - scraping a whole band's worth of CW or PSK31 at once
>>> - modes you haven't even heard of yet.
>>> - band monitoring in general
>>> - ionospheric physics experiments
>>> Once you have the capability, applications arrive.
>> None of these require digitizing at the antenna. Rephrasing the famous
>> Microsoft quote, "192kHz ought to be enough for everyone".
>> Note that I consider Direct Conversion SDR (like Softrock) to be
>> "narrowband". Yet it has capabilities that exceed requirements of
>> almost all amateur radio applications.
>> This is why I am posting in this thread: I feel that I have a great
>> tool in my shack, but it is underused. What are these new and
>> challenging things that I can do? I tried WSPR and CW-skimmer and got
>> bored quickly. What can I do with 192kHz of frequency-agile HF
>> bandwidth, preferably with some scientific results?
>> 73, Mike
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