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Re: getting clean pictures from Mir sstv



I've tried ChromaPix, but every so often it switches to ScottieS2.  I missed
the RX lock feature.


Mike
K4HN
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-----Original Message-----
From: Allen Emer <aemer@monmouth.com>
To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Date: Sunday, December 27, 1998 9:50 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] getting clean pictures from Mir sstv


>Chris,
>
>One other way to solve the W95SSTV robot 36/76 starting problem might be to
>try using the beta program from Silicon Pixels called ChromaPix.
>It has an auto start mode that has never failed to detect the proper format
>from Mir since the first time they transmitted. Not only that but you can
>check mark a box to lock the receiver in the format of choice.
>Their are lots of other nice features as well. Give it a try and let me
know
>what you think.      http://www.siliconpixels.com/index.htm
>
>Although still under testing the only bugs I have found in this free
version
>(which will run for 1/2hr) are some file handling inhibiting in
concurrently
>running windows Netscape & Eudora.
>
>It's a real nice program and if they price it at something more reasonable
>than the $120 they allude to on the site it could well become the way to
fly.
>Ian Koenig has a nice Mir picture web site up with 12 of my ChromaPix shots
>on it at  http://www.kmedia.freeserve.co.uk/freeweb/mirgal.htm
>
>
>Al Emer N2YAC
>
>
>At 09:18 PM 12/26/98 -0600, you wrote:
>>This might help you get clean pictures with w95sstv:
>>Just use manual mode. With little noise it seems to prefer robot72 but
this
>will give confusing color
> Snip-
>>Set to robot36 mode.
>>Set to force sync. (it will not start decoding until start is clicked)
>>Right after a picture begins (after it sends mode) hit start. This keeps
>the program from incorrectly switching to
>>robot72 which it nearly always does. There is an error that occurs most of
>the time that incorrectly decodes
>>the recieve mode.
>>
>
>
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