How to setup the Receiver and the Software

Joachim Köppen DF3GJ Kiel/Strasbourg/Illkirch Summer 2004

When the receiving station is first set up, check whether the use of the narrow band filter is needed: Listen to the audio output for any signs of music or speech transmission which are present irrespective of the setting of the tuning control (right hand knob). But you must check at several times of the day, and for a couple of days, because the ionospheric conditions - which cause strong short wave broadcast signals - change appreciably!

If you need to use the filter, you should convince yourself that the filter is optimally tuned (it might have changed due to the transport!):

The Radio-SkyPipe software has to be configured to suit your needs ( Help pages are here): In the Options menu

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