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Offline IZS4

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SDR SSTV decoding
« on: January 01, 2020, 1604 UTC »
Waiting on the day when I purchase my RSPdx and want to find out what I can before hand. I plan on purchasing the Black Cat systems app for WEFAX, Is there one for SSTV and what basic equipment do I need besides the RSP receiver and my outdoor antenna? Thanks
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Re: SDR SSTV decoding
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2020, 1611 UTC »
Yes, there is also Black Cat SSTV: https://www.blackcatsystems.com/software/sstv.html

You just need a virtual audio cable program to route the audio from your SDR app to the SSTV app. There are many to choose from (I assume you have Windows), for example: https://www.vb-audio.com/Cable/
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Re: SDR SSTV decoding
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2020, 1657 UTC »
Thanks Chris. Yes I run Windows. I never thought much about SSTV, but I was a bit jealous last night when people were decoding Pirate images. Also it may be fun to swap images on 20 meters as well. Different cables needed Im certain, but that will be later on.
Listening on an Icom-718 with a 135' OCF dipole or a RSP2.  Grundig G3 and MLA-30 when portable. When QRP I use a Hendricks PFR-3 I built. Coverage is 20,30 and 40 meters.