2016-03-04 New laptop with amateur radio software
I recently bought a new laptop for home use. The old Dell Latitude D630 was falling apart so it was time for a new one. A linux installation has been done and it's currently Ubuntu 14.04 (with xfce as window manager). For future plans I want 'all' amateur radio software I use to work on it. So I tested a bit, with:
So I'm ready to track and record amateur satellite contacts and do other amateur radio stuff on the new laptop.
- rigctld to control the FT-857 radio
- display of the radio status with Grig grig -m 2 -r 127.0.0.1
- audio coupling with the FT-857 radio with recording in audacity
- control of the receive and sending frequency with gpredict for tracking amateur satellites