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Re: [softrock40] OSX Softrock support -- SdrDx

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  • David Turnbull
    Attached is a python script to set the Si570 on Peaberry and SoftRock radios. 73 David AE9RB http://AE9RB.com/
    Message 1 of 6 , Mar 12, 2013
    Attached is a python script to set the Si570 on Peaberry and SoftRock radios.

    73 David AE9RB
    http://AE9RB.com/

    On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 3:17 PM, Ben <fyngyrz@...> wrote:
    > Softrock folks:
    >
    > OSX SdrDx is, I think, just a tiny, tiny step away from supporting the receive capability of the softrock. You can select an arbitrary sound card as input, thereby getting the IQ stream to SdrDx; what remains is getting SdrDx's frequency setting out to the softrock.
    >
    > Now, SdrDx emits this information via TCP, and we've already successfully used this to control other devices from a Python script that catches the TCP messages. As Python is native to OSX, there's nothing to install or mess with; it just works.
    >
    > If there was an OSX command line utility that would take a frequency setting and pass it along to the softrock, I could have full receive support working immediately.
    >
    > SdrDx is free, and there are many receiver features you might enjoy implemented in the software. I'd love to get this supported; can anyone help me cross this (relatively) tiny little bridge?
  • Ben
    ... This should do it. It ll take a few days, at least, to verify (I don t have one of the boards in working condition) and then I ll post they hows and
    Message 2 of 6 , Mar 12, 2013
      --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com, David Turnbull <dturnbull@...> wrote:

      > Attached is a python script to set the Si570 on Peaberry and SoftRock radios.
      >
      > 73 David AE9RB
      > http://AE9RB.com/

      This should do it. It'll take a few days, at least, to verify (I don't have one of the boards in working condition) and then I'll post they hows and wherefores.

      --Ben
      AA7AS
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