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  • Sid Boyce
    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
    Message 1 of 11 , Jun 26, 2012
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      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 softrock40@yahoogroups.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.
      >>>
      >>> -J.
      >>>
      >> 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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      Sid Boyce ... Hamradio License G3VBV, Licensed Private Pilot
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