[Skimmertalk] Skimmertalk Digest, Vol 94, Issue 2
k1ttt at arrl.net
Tue Jul 12 09:51:28 EDT 2016
The problem is that windows 10 is making anything under program files or
program files (x86) read-only.
1. reinstall to a location not under one of the program files directories
2. turn off uac, I 'think' that will work on 10 but not sure, you may still
have to do one of the others.
3. change the shortcut to 'run-as administrator'
4. change the protections on the CwSkimmer directory and files in it to
allow writing by your account.
David Robbins K1TTT
e-mail: mailto:k1ttt at arrl.net
AR-Cluster node: 145.69MHz or telnet://k1ttt.net:7373
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I recently moved CW Skimmer and Aggregator for the W0LFA RBN node to a new
PC, this one running Windows 10. The old PC was running Windows 7.
I am now getting an "Unhandled exception has occurred in your application"
error from Microsoft .NET Framework when launching Aggregator. It says
"Access to the path C:\Program Files
(x86)\Afreet\CwSkimmer\AggregatorLog.txt is denied"
If I hit Continue, Aggregator will launch and work however I need to
re-enter my Callsign, Spot Filters, etc. each time I launch the program.
What's wrong with my setup? Did I miss a step?
Glade Park CO
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> 1. Re: Suggesting for SDR Receiver to use - for 1 SDR multi Band
> "skims" (Timothy H Seed)
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> Date: Sat, 9 Jul 2016 17:25:47 +0400
> From: Timothy H Seed <tim at sy-edm.com>
> To: Pete Smith N4ZR <n4zr at contesting.com>
> Cc: skimmertalk at contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [Skimmertalk] Suggesting for SDR Receiver to use - for 1
> SDR multi Band "skims"
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> Excellent Info Pete !!
> I am a Linux OpenStack developer :) - Off to Google now? in-between
> running in the IARU contest
> Many thanks
> > On 9 Jul 2016, at 16:14, Pete Smith N4ZR <n4zr at contesting.com> wrote:
> > Tim, there are a number of options. For a number of years the
> "standard" receiver used on the Reverse Beacon Network has been the
> QS1R by Software Research Laboratory. It has the ability to receive
> up to 7X192 KHz bands simultaneously. SRL announced plans to sell a
> more capable and less expensive second-generation QS1R beginning this
> summer, but its proprietor, N8VB, is not answering e-mails and a
> couple of promised deadlines have now passed. I know he has had some
> health problems, and hope they have not recurred.
> > One new option is a device called Red Pitaya (Google it). It was
> originally intended to be used as a multi-purpose test instrument, but
> software has been written to interface it with Skimmer Server, and it
> can cover 6 x 192 KHz. Its price is only about a third that of the
> original QS1R, but it requires a bit more computer savvy to get going,
> because it runs Linux itself, and then talks to your computer through
> a network connection.
> > There are several other units offering multiple band coverage, but I
> have not tested them in this mode and can't comment. The very
> lowest-cost option is to use a bandswitching SDR such as the Softrock
> Ensemble II, and step it through the bands using SkimScan SR. You
> will only get about 50 percent as many spots that way, though.
> > Note that you will need Skimmer Server, not CW Skimmer, for the
> > first
> two options. They are offered by VE3NEA as part of the same software
> package. RTTY Skimmer Server is a separate package. He offers a
> 30-day full-featured trial.
> > I hope this helps.
> > 73, Pete N4ZR
> > Download the new N1MM Logger+ at
> > <http://N1MM.hamdocs.com> <http://n1mm.hamdocs.com/>. Check out the
> > Reverse Beacon Network at <http://reversebeacon.net>
> > <http://reversebeacon.net/>, now spotting RTTY activity worldwide.
> > For spots, please use your favorite
> > "retail" DX cluster.
> > On 7/9/2016 12:50 AM, a45wg wrote:
> >> Firstly I have searched the archives - but I can not find an answer
> >> to
> this question. If there is already some information regarding this - I
> would appreciate the URL.
> >> I would like to be able to run an SDR and use the I/Q output to
> >> feed
> cw-skimmer - But I would like to look at 2,3 maybe 4 bands at the same
> time i.e. 10,15,20,40 when a contest is on. I could simply buy 4 SDR
> receivers - but that does seems rather expensive and overkill - I
> equally could construct 4 Soft-Rock receivers (which may be an option).
> >> I have seen some SDR receivers are able to run multiple ?Virtual SDR?
> allocations out of their spectrum.
> >> What suggestions does the list have in accomplishing this ?
> >> Many thanks for the bandwidth
> >> 73s de
> >> Tim A45WG
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