[pskmail] Re: VHF test modems 3 questions

  • From: ve7cus@xxxxxxx
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2013 14:27:09 -0700


The link for jPSKmail-1.5.11 is below.

Darrel, VE7CUS

On 2013-08-13, at 1:44 PM, Bob Morgan <wb5aoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Rein,
> I found three questions:
>   First when I look at the VHF.html client instructions it says
> to first download/install : Install jPSKmail-1.5.11 with the installer
> and then: download/install-overwrite: jPSKmail-1.5.17 (which is just the jar 
> file)
> I don't know where to find jPSKmail-1.5.11 and I have looked on the main page 
> and
> poked around on the wiki.  According to the instructions it looks like I am
> stuck unless I can find the base installer files.  I guess I was spoiled with
> the integrated V2 modem program.

>   Second is when I did find the server manual, had to look on the wiki, and 
> found
> the one 1.0.34.pdf  it said on pg 11 that the config files were in 
> /root/.pskmail
> I HOPE it means the users own unprivileged directory, and that we aren't 
> actually
> trying to run as root?  After all, the installer actually put it in the users
> .pskmail directory to start with.
>   Third, did you already come up with a -2 version of fldigi .72?  It looked 
> like
> the actual download link didn't change, or is it necessary to redownload the
> same file, or what?

I think it just overwrites.
> After doing some of the things in the server manual, and also turning on
> the audio TX loopback in fldigi, I did see and hear a few samples of the
> audio and spectra of the multicarrier psk modes, so thanks for the tip.
> Some of those with several carriers are really worth testing out.  I wonder
> if using something like the 125c12 for instance would help out with an
> audio passband that has a rolloff from one end to the other, assuming that
> the dsp algorithms can compensate each subcarrier independently of the others.
> And it went by really fast too.
> I guess if I can't do much else, it would be possible to just use two 
> computers
> side by side with either audio coupling or vhf radios and watch what happens
> as things find their way though radio filters.
> This is starting to look like fun, thanks,
> 73 de Bob WB5AOH

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