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KenW6HHC
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If you are interested in starting in Digital-ATV

Postby KenW6HHC » Fri Oct 16, 2015 1:09 pm

If you are new to DATV or just thinking about DATV, there is a nice collection of DATV articles that are intended to be an introduction for new hams to DATV. This collection of DATVtalks articles is free to download from the web site of the nice people of the CQ-DATV e-magazine at
http://cq-datv.mobi/compendium.php
and is available in several e-book formats including the recently revised PDF version.

The article titles are:
• DATVtalk01 – Looking at the DATV-Express DATV XMTR Project
• DATVtalk02 – ATV and the Digital Fork in the Road
• DATVtalk03 – Planning a DATV Station
• DATVtalk04 – Testing DVB-S Transmitter
• DATVtalk05 - Testing DVB-S Transmitter - part 2
• DATVtalk06 - Field-Testing a DVB-S Transmitter – Part 3
• DATVtalk07 - Using a Spectrum Analyzer
• DATVtalk08 – Understanding DVB-S Protocol
• DATVtalk09 – Understanding DVB-T Protocol
• DATVtalk10 – Understanding DVB-S2 Protocol
• DATVtalk11 - Overview of ITU-T_J.83B Protocol (also called QAM)
• DATVtalk12 - Using ODROID with DATV-Express board
• DATVtalk13 – Webcams, UDP & DatvExpressServerApp on Windows
• DATVtalk14 – DATV-Express on Windows using Express_DVB-S_Transmitter software
• DATVtalk15 – vMix - using a video-mixer software for DATV
• DATVtalk16 - MiniTiouner Receiver/Analyzer for DATV

If you are new to DATV - I recommend starting with
DATVtalk02 – ATV and the Digital Fork in the Road

then read DATVtalk03 - Planning a DATV Station
then read DATVtalk04 - Testing a DVB-S Transmitter
then read DATVtalk08 - Understanding DVB-S Protocol (still most popular in the world)
Then read wherever your interests lead you.

I hope these articles are of some help….de Ken W6HHC
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KenW6HHC
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Re: If you are interested in starting in Digital-ATV

Postby KenW6HHC » Sat Aug 13, 2016 2:13 pm

The nice folks at CQ-DATV e-magazine have updated their free eBook called "DATVtalks Compendium" to now include the latest article in my DATVtalks series. DATVtalk14 is titled "DATV-Express on Windows using Express_DVB-S_Transmitter software".

I have updated my original posting in this BATC Forum area to now list DATVtalk14. The original posting provides a nice outline of the DATVtalk articles included in the compendium and where to down load the free eBook (both PDF and ePub formats).

73...de Ken W6HHC
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KenW6HHC
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Re: If you are interested in starting in Digital-ATV

Postby KenW6HHC » Fri Dec 30, 2016 2:05 pm

Again, the nice folks at CQ-DATV e-magazine have recently updated their free eBook called "DATVtalks Compendium" to now include the latest article in my DATVtalks series. DATVtalk15 is titled "vMix - using a video-mixer software for DATV".

I have updated my original posting in this BATC Forum area to now list the new DATVtalk15 article. The original posting provides a nice outline of the DATVtalk articles included in the compendium and where to down load the free eBook (both PDF and ePub formats).

73...de Ken W6HHC
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KenW6HHC
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Re: If you are interested in starting in Digital-ATV

Postby KenW6HHC » Thu Mar 02, 2017 3:28 pm

Once again, the nice folks at CQ-DATV e-magazine have recently updated their free eBook called "DATVtalks Compendium" to now include the latest article in my DATVtalks series. DATVtalk16 is titled "MiniTiouner Receiver/Analyzer for Digital-ATV".

I have also updated my original posting in this BATC Forum area to now list the new DATVtalk16 article. The original posting provides a nice outline of the DATVtalk articles included in the compendium and where to down load the free eBook (both PDF and ePub formats).

73...de Ken W6HHC


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