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Just getting on board...

Bruce Tanner
 

Nice to know of the dedicated group for SDR#. Thanks for the setup...


Re: Just getting on board...

sdrsharp
 

I felt the need to create a dedicated group instead of polluting others ones (softrock40 and funcube.)

Youssef

--- In SDRSharp@..., "k2bet1" <bet110@...> wrote:

Nice to know of the dedicated group for SDR#. Thanks for the setup...


SDR#

PY4ZBZ
 

Very interesting software! Congratulations!

73 de Roland PY4ZBZ


Re: SDR#

Philip
 

Agreed, a breath of fresh air...

Good luck with it's developement..

Regards
Philip G4JVF

--- In SDRSharp@..., "PY4ZBZ" <py4zbz@...> wrote:

Very interesting software! Congratulations!

73 de Roland PY4ZBZ


Re: [SDRSharp] Re: Just getting on board...

Bruce Tanner
 

I think it is a good idea... I am sure others will add your site to the growing list. Do you plan to announce each new version update, or should we just check it periodically? Thanks for you work and offer to the SDRers of the World.

Bruce
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On 1/31/2012 3:01 AM, sdrsharp wrote:
 

I felt the need to create a dedicated group instead of polluting others ones (softrock40 and funcube.)

Youssef

--- In SDRSharp@..., "k2bet1" wrote:
>
> Nice to know of the dedicated group for SDR#. Thanks for the setup...
>



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Re: Just getting on board...

sdrsharp
 

Well, just check the site.
The current version is 1.0.0.151. It fixes some phasing problem when SDR# is run for a long time (> 24h.) This bug was introduced in the last refactoring. It took some time to figure it out, but it's fixed now.

Youssef

--- In SDRSharp@..., Bruce Tanner <bet110@...> wrote:

I think it is a good idea... I am sure others will add your site to the
growing list. Do you plan to announce each new version update, or should
we just check it periodically? Thanks for you work and offer to the
SDRers of the World.

Bruce
---

On 1/31/2012 3:01 AM, sdrsharp wrote:

I felt the need to create a dedicated group instead of polluting
others ones (softrock40 and funcube.)

Youssef

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Nice to know of the dedicated group for SDR#. Thanks for the setup...



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Re: [SDRSharp] Re: Just getting on board...

Bruce Tanner
 

OK. Need to upgrade.. thanks.
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On 1/31/2012 10:19 AM, sdrsharp wrote:
 

Well, just check the site.
The current version is 1.0.0.151. It fixes some phasing problem when SDR# is run for a long time (> 24h.) This bug was introduced in the last refactoring. It took some time to figure it out, but it's fixed now.

Youssef

--- In SDRSharp@..., Bruce Tanner wrote:
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> I think it is a good idea... I am sure others will add your site to the
> growing list. Do you plan to announce each new version update, or should
> we just check it periodically? Thanks for you work and offer to the
> SDRers of the World.
>
> Bruce
> ---
>
> On 1/31/2012 3:01 AM, sdrsharp wrote:
> >
> > I felt the need to create a dedicated group instead of polluting
> > others ones (softrock40 and funcube.)
> >
> > Youssef
> >
> > --- In SDRSharp@...
> > , "k2bet1" wrote:
> > >
> > > Nice to know of the dedicated group for SDR#. Thanks for the setup...
> > >
> >
> >
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Cannot get SDR # to control Softrock

Ed Murphy
 

Hi All,

Do I have to add extra files to SDR # before I can get frequency control of the Si570 ?

If I run say WR Plus and set to a frequency then exit WR Plus then launch SDR # it will show the station selected provided the Center and Frequency windows are at 0. Selecting the Front panel Softrock option and typing in the same frequency of interest causes the previous station to disappear and I cannot manage to set the Si570 to recover the station.
Can you tell me what the oscillator multiplier is set to and can I change it ?

Is there some information that explains how this software is setup ?

Thanks
Ed GM3SBC


Re: [SDRSharp] Cannot get SDR # to control Softrock

Bruce Tanner
 

This newly posted, Ed.

If you have a Softrock with Si-570 you should be able to just select it as the 'Front End' and it will work. You will need to have previously installed the libusb(0) driver but it sounds like you have already done that.  You can enter the frequency you wish to begin with in the bottom window (Center or LO) and then use either the the digital pic arrows to change frequency, or, you can grab and slide the frequency scale at the bottom of the panadapter to do the same thing. That latter mode is very fast.

If you want to change bands just enter the full Hz/Sec numerals for the frequency segment of the interest into the lower, 'center', window and then move your cursor to the left of the window and 'click' that should establish the frequency in MHz and if you then move your cursor to the top window 'tune' and click that same frequency will show up in that window from which you can then tune around on the segment you are centered on.

There will likely be enhancements to all of this but in my case, for the present, I have created a text file with the setting, as above, for the various band segments, frequencies and discrete stations of interest and then use the 'copy and paste' method to change major changes in bands or frequencies.

Be sure to set the proper 'Input' for your Softrock I/Q input port. That is located on the control panel below the frequency windows.

Bruce, K2BET
http://sdrsharp.com/

On 1/31/2012 12:28 PM, Ed wrote:
 

Hi All,

Do I have to add extra files to SDR # before I can get frequency control of the Si570 ?

If I run say WR Plus and set to a frequency then exit WR Plus then launch SDR # it will show the station selected provided the Center and Frequency windows are at 0. Selecting the Front panel Softrock option and typing in the same frequency of interest causes the previous station to disappear and I cannot manage to set the Si570 to recover the station.
Can you tell me what the oscillator multiplier is set to and can I change it ?

Is there some information that explains how this software is setup ?

Thanks
Ed GM3SBC



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Greetings from a Canadian Linux user

ve7it <trashbag@...>
 

Hello Youssef,
I would like to congratulate you on your SDR# project. From the videos, it has one of the nicest waterfall and spectrum displays I have seen. I think the persistence effect Is very useful as most of our ham modes have time varying amplitudes: CW, SSB, even AM show better with some persistence. I would love to try running your project under mono on Linux as I don't run windows here. I suspect the audio portion of the code would have the most impact unless mono encapsulates it in a way that is useful for SDR work.
I would like to offer some help in porting/adapting the project to run under Linux. I am not fluent in C#, but looks like a "comfortable language". I hope that some mono, C#, Linux gurus will join the effort.
cheers
Lawrence VE7IT
Nanoose Bay BC, Canada


Some videos of SDR# available

Bruce Tanner
 

If you are interested in seeing some video clips of SDR# in action, consider going to 'K2BET1', U-Tube channel. I have placed several there over the past week which demonstrate the software with a Softrock Ensemble receiver as well as Fun Cube Dongle.

http://www.youtube.com/user/k2bet1/featured

Bruce


Re: Greetings from a Canadian Linux user

sdrsharp
 

Hi Lawrence,

In fact, the audio section works under mono without any problem.
I'm using PortAudio library which is available on all modern distros.
The issue is with graphics. They're slow as hell under mono.
You will only need to symlink "msvcrt.dll" to "libc.so".
Good luck.

Youssef

--- In SDRSharp@..., "ve7it" <trashbag@...> wrote:

Hello Youssef,
I would like to congratulate you on your SDR# project. From the videos, it has one of the nicest waterfall and spectrum displays I have seen. I think the persistence effect Is very useful as most of our ham modes have time varying amplitudes: CW, SSB, even AM show better with some persistence. I would love to try running your project under mono on Linux as I don't run windows here. I suspect the audio portion of the code would have the most impact unless mono encapsulates it in a way that is useful for SDR work.
I would like to offer some help in porting/adapting the project to run under Linux. I am not fluent in C#, but looks like a "comfortable language". I hope that some mono, C#, Linux gurus will join the effort.
cheers
Lawrence VE7IT
Nanoose Bay BC, Canada


Re: Just getting on board...

Rob Engberts <pa0rwe@...>
 

Hi Youssef,

I found your SDR# group and shared it too!
Regards,
Rob

--- In SDRSharp@..., "sdrsharp" <sdrsharp@...> wrote:

I felt the need to create a dedicated group instead of polluting others ones (softrock40 and funcube.)

Youssef

--- In SDRSharp@..., "k2bet1" <bet110@> wrote:

Nice to know of the dedicated group for SDR#. Thanks for the setup...


An amazing demo of I/Q balancing in SDR# !

Bruce Tanner
 


SDRSharp works well with the SDR-4 receiver

Chris <chrism@...>
 

I only found out about the SDRSharp program today.

Very nice and easy to get running. I like the automatic IQ balance and the clean look!

I'm running it with a SDR-4 receiver on Windows XP. The only thing I had to do was to cut and paste the ExtIO_Si570.dll file into the same folder as SDRSharp.

For your information I'm one of the owners of Cross Country Wireless who make the SDR-4 and a crystal controlled SDR receiver. With the receivers we include a CD disc of SDR and other software to get new users started. Can I include SDRSharp on the disc?

73,

Chris, G4HYG


Re: SDRSharp works well with the SDR-4 receiver

sdrsharp
 

Hi,

No problem for me. Just add a note about the download location: http://sdrsharp.com
Btw, You won't need any other dll than what's in the zip. It just runs out of the box.

Youssef

--- In SDRSharp@..., "Chris" <chrism@...> wrote:

I only found out about the SDRSharp program today.

Very nice and easy to get running. I like the automatic IQ balance and the clean look!

I'm running it with a SDR-4 receiver on Windows XP. The only thing I had to do was to cut and paste the ExtIO_Si570.dll file into the same folder as SDRSharp.

For your information I'm one of the owners of Cross Country Wireless who make the SDR-4 and a crystal controlled SDR receiver. With the receivers we include a CD disc of SDR and other software to get new users started. Can I include SDRSharp on the disc?

73,

Chris, G4HYG


A new version (rev. 162)

sdrsharp
 

I've just added a new decimation mechanism that allows using high order filters with less CPU usage. I invite users to test it heavily.
Enjoy!

Youssef


SDR# vs. PowerSDR image rejection

applewiz2000 <rob.m0rzf@...>
 

Hi Folks!

My first post around here! I am comparing PowerSDR-IQ v2 beta with SDR# and the new software does have a better image rejection performance.

It is used with my old Softrock Mk.3 transceiver, see www.m0rzf.co.uk for details.

PSDR is a right royal pain in the a*se for losing the plot and having no image rejection. Softrock type receivers make it worse by having bad quality I/Q signals. Also the Si570 oscillator produces a DC "gap" when tuning. The combination destroys the image rejection of PSDR.

Picture of performance at 28.120MHz in photo section.

~Rob


Re: [SDRSharp] SDR# vs. PowerSDR image rejection

cbayona.cb <CBayona@...>
 

Nice projects on your site.

QSD = Quadrature Sampling Detector.



At 09:09 AM 2/19/2012, you wrote:
Hi Folks!

My first post around here! I am comparing PowerSDR-IQ v2 beta with SDR# and the new software does have a better image rejection performance.

It is used with my old Softrock Mk.3 transceiver, see www.m0rzf.co.uk for details.

PSDR is a right royal pain in the a*se for losing the plot and having no image rejection. Softrock type receivers make it worse by having bad quality I/Q signals. Also the Si570 oscillator produces a DC "gap" when tuning. The combination destroys the image rejection of PSDR.

Picture of performance at 28.120MHz in photo section.

~Rob
Cecil
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Re: A new version (rev. 162)

Philip
 

Thanks for the updates Youssef

Philip
G4JVF

--- In SDRSharp@..., "sdrsharp" <sdrsharp@...> wrote:

I've just added a new decimation mechanism that allows using high order filters with less CPU usage. I invite users to test it heavily.
Enjoy!

Youssef