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Offline Radio Boogie

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KiwiSDR SSTV decoding
« on: June 16, 2019, 1850 UTC »
A total n00b question here, but what is the trick to decoding SSTV images on a KiwiSDR using the SSTV extension? I have had zero luck getting it to work.

 
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Re: KiwiSDR SSTV decoding
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2019, 1411 UTC »
If I'm on a kiwi SDR, I run MMSSTV with the soundcard set to internal sound (in my case, on my Windows 10 laptop that setting is "microphone array" but used to be called something else before I recently updated Windows 10 to the latest version). Any SSTV decoding app should have a similar setting. I don't bother with any kiwi SDR settings other than the volume. I haven't any idea what the SSTV extension is supposed to do. I hope this helps.
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Re: KiwiSDR SSTV decoding
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2019, 0330 UTC »
A total n00b question here, but what is the trick to decoding SSTV images on a KiwiSDR using the SSTV extension? I have had zero luck getting it to work.

Does it work for you on test image?

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Re: KiwiSDR SSTV decoding
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2019, 1752 UTC »
I did finally figure it out. The main point is the extension must be open when the start of the file begins, or it will not decode an image.
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Re: KiwiSDR SSTV decoding
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2019, 1847 UTC »
Yes, that is correct and sometimes frustrating.  ;D
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