Beacon Reception at JN1SDD by SoftRock, Octave and Raspberry Pi
Reception of the IARU/NCDXF International Beacon Project beacons.
Beta version: Added "Beacons on the Map" view. (Apr. 25, 2010)
Location: Kanagawa pref., Japan. PM95rm, Lat. 35°30' N, Long. 139°25' E
Antenna: 5 meters horizontal wire at 8 meters high. No antenna tuner, coupler or preamp. Maintains one meter distance from a ferroconcrete building (25 meters high).
Sound Card: Behringer UCA202 (TI PCM2902). Using 2 channels (I/Q) at 16 kHz sampling rate.
Monitoring System: Original design written from scratch. Implemented by GNU Octave running on Raspberry Pi Type B (700 MHz ARM1176JZF-S core).
Other Beacon Monitoring web pages are linked from the International Beacon Project Monitors site. This monitoring site is strongly inspired by Faros the great software which was written by Alex Shovkoplyas, VE3NEA and also using the original representation by Peter Ralph Jennings, VE3SUN. Thank you very much.