LongMynd + Portsdown

Discussion about this major DATV Project. See also https://wiki.batc.org.uk/The_Portsdown_Transmitter
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LongMynd + Portsdown

Post by dc1op » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:52 am

Now, after the beacon's frequency and SR are changed it would be desirable to also match the "MER" button in LongMynd/Portsdown to the new data.
Is it foreseen to issue an instruction how to do that or do we have to wait for an system update? ( I find the "MER" button very handsome to quickly check the rxing)
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Re: LongMynd + Portsdown

Post by G8GKQ » Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:17 pm


Yes - I'm working on it, and it will be a system update.


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Re: LongMynd + Portsdown

Post by PA3GUO » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:41 pm

Moved to buster yesterday.

I modified to 1500 in the settings, decoding fine.
However, the display shows lock etc of 1500, 1000 and 333ks signals, but doesnt show the video anylonger?


Edit: it does show, but for very strong signals only
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Re: LongMynd + Portsdown

Post by g0mjw » Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:50 pm

The signal in your photo is encoded as H265. Portsdown can't decode it. You can send it via VLC to a PC.


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