[hfsig] 20M WSPR Raspi Board issue
n7qnm-lists at nwlink.com
Mon Jul 11 11:40:16 EDT 2016
Just tried the board with a better antenna and it seems to be working fine – I can decode locally with no issues and the signal sounds/looks (on my P3) a lot better.
I put the PI/TAPR Board and a POE adaptor in a waterproof Gantex box, with a 20M dipole made of fence wire. This afternoon, it’s going up on the pergola above our deck, with the dipole in a bit of a Vee (10 degrees or so off 10 degrees) and we’ll see how it gets out. I have a solar powered weather station on a mast in the back yard – thinking about deploying it there as an inverted V – there’s plenty of power.
From: hfsig [mailto:hfsig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf Of Yahoo
Sent: Friday, July 8, 2016 1:48 PM
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Subject: Re: [hfsig] 20M WSPR Raspi Board issue
I will add my two cents in... My board worked fine and is now live on 20.
Did you tune around 14.071 freq a couple of kc's to see if you hear a tone but off a bit?
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On Jul 8, 2016, at 3:59 PM, N7QNM <n7qnm-lists at nwlink.com <mailto:n7qnm-lists at nwlink.com> > wrote:
Hi, Mike – I’m having a similar issue – when I transmit; I see broadband noise (freq +/- 5Khz) and hear no tones, buts a really raspy buzz. At first, I thought it was a power supply (POE), so I tried using a 12V battery supply with an in-line regulator, still the same. I’m guessing that I’m hearing the “raw” GPIO output; but wondering why.
Thanks in advance!
From: hfsig [mailto:hfsig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf Of Mike Myers
Sent: Friday, July 8, 2016 11:27 AM
To: hfsig at tapr.org <mailto:hfsig at tapr.org>
Subject: [hfsig] 20M WSPR Raspi Board issue
Good afternoon everyone,
I recently purchased the Raspi 20M WSPR board and over the past weekend put it on a raspi. I followed the instructions on the tapr website for installation and put on Wsprrypi following the guide. When I run the command line in the document, it says it is transmitting but listening on the frequency I hear nothing. I tried putting a power meter in 5 watt mode to see if the needle would even move and no luck.
I am not quite sure how to debug and wondering if anyone can point me in the correct directions.
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