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[aprssig] solutions sought for monitoring idea

Jim Lux jimlux at earthlink.net
Sun Nov 6 17:50:52 UTC 2005


I'm interested in setting up some sort of logging system that does the 
following:

Records timestamped packets received over the air
Records timestamped positions
Records signal levels
Potentially down the road, records the off-the-air audio for later analysis 
(i.e. looking at collisions)

A standard TNC and a GPS could probably do the first two, trivially, by 
just spewing the two serial data streams into a text file

The third one (levels) is a bit trickier.

So, I've been thinking along the lines of a PCR1000 (which can provide 
level over the RS232 interface) and a software decoder of the packets, 
possibly with some way to shoot the data (when the receiver unsquelches) 
into WAV or AU or raw files.

Any other ideas?

Jim, W6RMK





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