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Re: [TenTec] Real Time Beacon Monitoring

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Real Time Beacon Monitoring
From: Charles Greene <crgreene@cox.net>
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2005 16:57:10 -0400
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Try: http://www.ncdxf.org/Beacon/BeaconPrograms.html#W32.  The one I like 
best is DxWatch.

At 11:00 AM 6/2/2005, Dudley Hurry wrote:

>Jerry and others,
>I noticed in your email that you are looking for a solution to listen to
>the beacons real-time, well some software control programs can
>already.    One that I use is TRX-Manager.  I will control most of the
>TenTec radios, but just about any other radio that has a computer
>interface.   One of the really neat features is it's ability to
>automatically switch to the correct band and freq for each of
>the  beacons.   You can lock on a particular location and watch it switch
>the radio from band  to band to follow that beacon or stick to a particular
>band and watch it move your antenna to the correct heading for the beacon
>(your rotator better be quick, a single beacon will not be on very long).
>You can get a demo copy at :
>I am not affiliated with TRX Manager except I have been a long time user..
>But I also use :
>Ham Radio Deluxe
>and others
>At 06:11 AM 6/1/2005 -0700, Jerry Volpe wrote:
>......During the months that passed since I
>traded my Jupiter for my Omin-VI+ (which has the bare minimum of
>computer rig control functions) I have often considered purchasing a
>used Pegasus.... not to replace any of my rigs but to augment them
>instead. I would love to be able to write beacon software that actually
>listens through a rig for real time reception, etc.

73, Chas, W1CG  

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