Re: Software scanner ?
Roger <rogerx <at> sdf.lonestar.org>
2009-07-31 08:08:23 GMT
On Thu, 2009-07-30 at 23:50 +0100, remi.chateauneu <at> gmail.com wrote:
> Hi Roger,
> Thanks for the answer and the links.
> In fact, I was not clear. I was thinking about a program looping on
> frequencies with hamlib, and able to detect when a signal is present,
> and possibly tell which kind of signal it is. That is, a software scanner.
> What you propose are interfaces to hardware scanners if I have well
> But maybe I am dreaming and it does not exist, but it sounds possible to
> use hamlib and, for example, fldigi and soundmodem, and stops scanning
> when these software modems give a decipherable signal.
> Anyway, I have poor experience in scanners, but as my antenna is very
> poor, I spend a lot of time going from one frequency to another, so if a
> software could do the job, I would be very happy.
> I was even thinking about analysing the waterfall view, in search of
> specific reception patterns.
> What do you think ?
> Remi f4ecw
I did some research on this myself 5-10 years ago.
From what I understand, you'll need to get a radio frequency isa/pci
card or USB device. 5 years ago, or so, I think there was only one
device which may/may not have had Linux drivers.