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Re: AO40Rcv and soundboards?



I have never been a big fan of the audio card "built-in" the motherboard.
That is why I use the Intel motherboard w/o the built-in soundcard option.
I use separate SoundBlaster audio cards.  Same argument for video cards

Greg
w9gb
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jerry Pixton" <jpixton@shentel.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 07, 2001 5:48 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] AO40Rcv and soundboards?


> Anyone using AO40Rcv for telemetry decoding - have you seen this problem?
>
> Last night I copied over 100 blocks of telemetry - all with bad CRC. I
know
> something was wrong with my setup.
>
> I have 2 sound boards in my Dell 530 Workstation running Win2K. I had
> switched sound boards for AO40 to use so I could dedicate the other one to
> RTTY. The Dell 530 has an integrated sound board called AC-97 (the volume
> control is labeled " SoundMAX Digital Audio") and I also have a
> Soundblaster 16 PCI board.
>
> For many months, I was copying tm on Soundblaster 16 PCI with good
results.
> I had rewired station for Sweepstakes and had the AO40 audio going to the
> AC-97 yesterday. After all the bad CRC, I switched audio back to the
> Soundblaster. Guess what, I copied over 300 blocks with perfect CRC.
>
> What gives? One sound board copies perfect and the other is full of
errors.
>
> Any ideas?
>
> Jerry, W6IHG
> ------------------------------------------
> Dr. Jerry R. Pixton, PIXOS Designs LLC
> http://www.pixos.com/designs/RadioTuner/
> jpixton@shentel.net
> ------------------------------------------
>
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