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Need help with SSDR and CWskimmer de k1dw

Dallas k1dw
Dallas k1dw Member ✭✭
edited November 2019 in SmartSDR for Windows

There is a problem with my CW Skimmer, DAX  Control and SmartSDR.   All the CAT connections seem to work.   However the DAX I/Q  signals into CW skimmer does not line up with the SSDR slice.  According to the DAX instructions the DAX center frequency determines the center frequency of the  I/Q path to the CW Skimmer. 

Maybe a demo via Teamviewer would be a better way to explain my  problem.   If you can help,  contact me off line at [email protected]

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  • Ria
    Ria Member ✭✭
    edited November 2019
    Hi Dallas,

    The centre frequency of the panadapter is the centre frequency on skimmer. There is also an issue of resolution. CW skimmer via SDR-bridge uses telnet commands and this only gives you 0.1kHz of resolution. 

    But if you're having larger discrepancies than that I'd like to see.

  • Mark WS7M
    Mark WS7M Member ✭✭
    edited June 2017
    I seem to always have this same issue.  Part of it for me is screen resolution as well.  Since CW skimmer paints vertically and my monitors are more wide and vertical I often cannot see the full Dax I/Q vertically.  So things are always off for me.  IE to get my slice to be centered in my height impaired skimmer window I have to have my slide down near the bottom 1/3 of my pan adapter.

    I have in the past turned one monitor vertical then I get better results.
  • Dallas k1dw
    Dallas k1dw Member ✭✭
    edited June 2017

    Thanks for the help and direction to try SDRBridge.  I had tried it before but no luck. It worked this time, super great. The quick answers really did the trick..  TNX agn  .  73 de Dallas k1DW

  • Tony C kc2dis
    Tony C kc2dis Member
    edited November 2019
    I see all the compatibility issues haven't been worked out yet... Good to know.. I will wait for a couple of iterations before I spend the 75 dollars on cw skimmer I came close this past weekend
  • Ria
    Ria Member ✭✭
    edited June 2017
    At this point I would wait. Alex is working on a brand new version. However I really don't have any issues.

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