[Moon-Net] FUNCUBE and MAP65 experience

serge ve1kg at eastlink.ca
Tue Nov 22 18:01:56 CET 2016

True Ken
Jan do you have the funcubedongle pro or Proplus?? The funcube dongle works 
VERY WELL with MAP65 Jan.
If you have the pro plus you will need the FCHID 2.00 file you can 
downloaded it from the Funcube dongle website.
Then you have 2 choices leave it on your desk top & run it when you use 
MAP65 or better put the file into the MAP 65 directory then it will run when 
you open MAP65.
Serge VE1KG
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ken Arck" <ken at arcomcontrollers.com>
To: <moon-net at mailman.pe1itr.com>
Sent: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 3:49 PM
Subject: Re: [Moon-Net] FUNCUBE and MAP65 experience

> Hi Jan
> My setup is very similar to yours except I use the Funcube Pro+ AND
> Linrad, which then drives MAP65 via a network connection. I have
> tried the Funcube directly feeding MAP65 and have found things don't
> work as well as when I use Linrad as well. One reason I think this
> Linrad makes the difference it does is that it has a much better
> noise blanker than does MAP65 (which I never enable). I also run
> WSJT10 and my experience has been that most of the time, both MAP65
> and WSJT10 will decode reliably but there are times one will decode
> while the other doesn't. Hence the reason for running both!
> Ken
> At 02:22 AM 11/22/2016, Jan Kappert wrote:
>>Hello Lunatics,
>>Last weekend I really enjoyed the population on 432Mhz, great.
>>Unfortunately I was not able to participate, but for sure next time.
>>Next to my TS2000X setup I use a FUNCUBE and MAP65 to survey the band.
>>Altough many has good experience with MAP-65, I have my doubts in this 
>>The FUNCUBE is on a splitter behind the pre-amp, while the other
>>line is connected to the TS2KX.
>>Even HB9Q who was decoded -16dB did not gave me a decode in MAP-65.
>>Is there anyone who uses a similar set-up with a FUNCUBE to exchange
>>Jan PA0PLY
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