gPSK31 on Asus Eee PC 701 running Ubuntu

 


gPSK31 screenshot

Caveat
There are lots of soundcard based PSK31 packages to choose from in the Ubuntu sources. I have only looked at each one very briefly so I may well have missed some important features and options. Most of these programs offer additional modes to BPSK31 which is all I’ve checked so far. Some programs failed to run immediately and I have not looked at those at all – there could well be some superb programs I’ve missed out for want of a manual install.

Initial findings

  • Ran immediately and the window at 715 x 450 pixels fits well in the screen space available.
  • I prefer waterfall type displays to the spectrum scope shown here.
  • I found the visible bandwidth o
    f less than 1KHz rather restricted.
  • Decoded BPSK31 well

Future
This program deserves a more in depth look if only because of the ideal screen size.

Sources of information
Ubuntu gPSK31 package page