Mode Mode Color Time Scan Family Name Type (sec) Lines Notes ------ ---- ---- ----- ----- ----- AVT 24 RBG 24 120 d 90 RGB 90 240 d 94 RGB 94 200 d 188 RGB 188 400 d 125 BW 125 400 d Martin M1 RGB 114 240 b M2 RGB 58 240 b M3 RGB 57 120 c M4 RGB 29 120 c HQ1 YC 90 240 HQ2 YC 112 240 Pasokon TV P3 RGB 203 16+480 High P5 RGB 305 16+480 Resolution P7 RGB 406 16+480 PD PD 240 YC 248 480 PD 180 YC 187 480 PD 160 YC 161 384 PD 120 YC 126 480 PD 90 YC 90 240 Robot 8 BW 8 120 a, e 12 BW 12 120 e 24 BW 24 240 e 36 BW 36 240 e 12 YC 12 120 24 YC 24 120 36 YC 36 240 72 YC 72 240 Scottie S1 RGB 110 240 b S2 RGB 71 240 b S3 RGB 55 120 c S4 RGB 36 120 c DX RGB 269 240 b Wraase SC-1 24 RGB 24 120 c 48 RGB 48 240 b 96 RGB 96 240 b Wraase SC-2 30 RGB 30 128 60 RGB 60 256 120 RGB 120 256 180 RGB 180 256 There are also some experimental modes implemented in only one or two systems. Some are still evolving, some will be phased out. Information here might not be accurate. Whether others decide to add them remains to be seen. ProSkan J120 RGB 120 240 WinPixPro GVA 125 BW 125 480 GVA 125 RGB 125 240 GVA 250 RGB 250 480 "J.A." ? ? ? 480 MSCAN TV1 ? ? ? TV2 ? ? ? Color Type: RGB - Red, Green, and Blue components sent separately. YC - Sent as Luminance (Y) and Chrominance (R-Y and B-Y). BW - Black and White. Notes: a - Similar to original 8 second black & white standard. b - Top 16 lines are gray scale. 240 usable lines. c - Top 8 lines are gray scale. 120 usable lines. d - AVT modes have a 5 second digital header and no horizontal sync. e - Robot 1200C doesn't really have B&W mode but it can send red, green, or blue memory separately. Traditionally, just the green component is sent for a rough approximation of a B&W image. (Courtesy John Langner)
EZSSTv is the shareware version of the Excellent Slow Scan Tv program... PASOKON. EZ SSTV
This first windows compatible slow scan program has been written by Don Rotier, K0HEO. Winpix Pro for Windows 95 and 3.1 uses a Soundblaster card. The results are very impressive. More information can be obtained directly from Don at 612-633-5928. Or by trying out the trial version which can be downloaded directly WINPIX PRO .
Ffor windows 95(only) this program has been developed by Jim N7CXI and team. It requires a multimedia level II compliant machine. Version 1, public beta release is now available for downloading along with patch files that have been developed.
The shareware program written by Eberhard Backeshoff DK8JV. JVFAX Version 7.0. A later version is also available which eliminates GIF image format compatibility but adds built-in TGA capability. Download JVFAX Version 7.1 also. Many hams started with this program and today it is still very popular as it offers lots of capability including WEFAX, most popular slow scan modes and high resolution colour fax. JVFAX uses a simple Hamcomm interface and features up to 64K colour capability.
A shareware program written by Mike Versteeg, PA3GPY, is receiving excellent comments from hams that are using it. The program is called MSCAN. (version 2.11) It was the first program that permitted simultaneous multi-tasking such as image reception and image loading. It works with an inexpensive serial interface and a 24 bit colour video card. Mike's release 2.11 is compatible with virtually every interface on the planet including Viewport, Hamcomm, Easyfax, Microscan, Multiscan, PK900 and comparator op amps. Check out the info on MSCAN 2.20 !!! You can find out the latest program and news directly from Mike's homepage.
If you have sound blaster or a compatible card, then a full featured commercial software product called "Colour SSTV" is available from Harlan Technologies. Call (815)398-2683. Evenings and weekends are best. If you would like to try it, a shareware version of the product is available. Download Sound Blaster SSTV(422K). For more information click Here.
Brian, 9H1JS, has written a shareware program which decodes FAX & SSTV signals using the sound blaster card. You can download a trial version and find out more directly from his website. Keep up the good work Brian and thanks for letting us know!
Bill Montgomery, VE3EC, has updated Robot helper. Robot 1200 users can use the NEW Robot Helper Ver. 3.0. This Windows shareware application controls the Robot, supports lots of image formats and has many handy features. Thanks Bill and keep up the good work!
ROY 1 New SSTV program for win 95 by IK8BZA.
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