Lpbridge nap3 help lpb2 lpbridge 2 trxpan help powersdrif help hdsdr help cw skimmer help lppan hardware installation. The group is also a good resource for sound card and sdr information, especially the nap3 sdr application. Larry, n8lp is a software contributor to this program as well. Wattstoppers lp8 peanut lighting control panels provide simple, effective zonebased control of exterior and interior lighting in small applications.
Lppan is a software defined iq direct conversion receiver with integrated sdr application to provide a high quality panadapter to rigs with if output. On the other hand, i recall that i specifically sought out a laptop a sony vaio that had firewire interface that i could use with the sound interface i used with my larry phipps n8lp, lppan panadapter, to cut down on the cpu load, instead of using usb. Rig control software that integrates with lp 100a, and a number of teleposts software applications. May 06, 2012 a short demo of my first impressions after configuring the lp panadapter for use with my yaesu ft2000. Softrocks and lppan are direct conversion iq sampling receivers that rely on software to perform if filtering, audio decoding, and other typical receiver functions. Remote spectrum scope for the kx3 and k3 with lppan. The large monitor displays flexradio systems powersdrtm software if svn v1. Second hand lp pan2 high performance if based sdr, lp pan 2 panadapter high performance if based sdr yaesu ft9502000. This clearly put some real pressure on com port usage, as all of those bits of software need access to the k2s com port. Lppan 2 comes with serial port bridging software, which provides simultaneous sharing of the rig and multiple rig control programs such as loggers, cw skimmer, psk programs and others. Set up for elecraft k3 although easily adaptable to other radios see telepostincdot com for more detail. Apr 17, 20 at a very basic level we will be using lp bridge to connect radio to na3p panadapter and to log4om logger. In addition, it is also well supported in tom, va2fsqs win4k3 and win4yaesu programs.
A short demo of my first impressions after configuring the lp panadapter for use with my yaesu ft2000. Its all firstclass quality and the lp100a made a great addition to my shack. N4py offers rig control software for a wide variety of receivers. Lppan 2 is a fixed frequency software defined radio. Lppan is a software defined iq direct conversion panadapter. It is less cluttered and easier to configure than the powersdr tm based sdrs. Lp pan 2 is available for most radios with an if output jack, as well as some which can be modified to add one. Lppan new to lppan2 having set up issues select ft5000 as the rig type, select the correct com port and set the baud rate for the rig and nap3 to 38400.
This old ts850 is my favorite rig since 25 year ago. This is the preferred place to post questions and comments on lp pan. At least for now, lpb2 has some limitations compared to lp bridge. The output from lp pan is a pair of quadrature analog audio signals with at least 192khz of bandwidth. N4py offers rig control software for a wide variety of receivers from the elecraft k3 to the ten tec rx 320 receiver. Jan 20, 2011 anyone use the ft450 with lp pan telelogic to get the band scope display. Using nap3 with lp pan installation, setup and operation guide image shown below is from beta v1. You then take larrys n8lp lppan kit and hook it up to a sound card and the 870 and powersdrif will directly control and view the if of the 870.
Im using the lppan 2 which gives me full radio control, skimmer, and other features. Powersdrif, lppan, emu usb 0202, win7 and winxp yaesu. In the tools settings menu in the win4yaesu suite control center window, there is a section called panadapter. The software is not free, but certainly worth looking at for k3 users. See stuff about the ft and ft2000 but nothing that i have found on the ft450. This is currently the best software to use for integrating lp pan with orion and orion ii. Zones respond to control signals from the system clock or other signalling device to turn lighting on and off. There are a couple of prerequisites that need to be installed on the computer that is attached to the radio and on the remote computer as well.
At a very basic level we will be using lp bridge to connect radio to na3p panadapter and to log4om logger. Lppan 2 is a software defined iq direct conversion panadapter. Rig control software that integrates with lp panlpbridge and recently also added integration with lp100a. The lp pan software defined panadapter works fantastic. Pan software project managers have the experience and expertise to ensure every project is delivered successfully. Installation, setup and operation of lppan and supporting software. Remote spectrum scope for the kx3 and k3 with lppan february 2014 starting with version 1. The program also supports the new spectrum display in n1mm contest logger, which provides a pan window with spots associated with the signals, sort of like nap3. Lppan 2 integrates well with a number of excellent free sdr programs including nap3, powersdrif, hdsdr and trxpan. I found the lppan2 sdr panadapter at telepost and after several email exchanges with larry phipps n8lp purchased the lppan2 for my k3. The lppan software defined panadapter works fantastic. Lp pan 2 comes with serial port bridging software, which provides simultaneous sharing of the rig and multiple rig control programs such as loggers, cw skimmer, psk programs and others.
Remote spectrum scope for the kx3 and k3 with lppan february. Configuring win4yaesu suite for the spectral display make sure you have installed and configured your sound card before starting win4yaesu suite. You can check the hardware needed out on n8lp s site. Lp pan faq important reading to address just what the lp pan can and cant do. Below are some differences and similarities between the two versions. Linking lppan hardware, powersdrif trxpan and n4py software to the tentec orion prepared by rick williams ve7tk in early 2008 i began discussions with larry, n8lp, exploring the possibility of using the lppan, which is optimized for the elecraft k3, with my tentec orion model 565.
Nov 17, 2017 this old ts850 is my favorite rig since 25 year ago. Lpb2 is a new version of lpbridge which has been expanded to support more radios than the original, which only supports the k3. Adding panadapter capability to the yaesu ft2000ft950 jeff blaine acoc v2 dec 2009 a great deal is made over the flex series clicktune and bandscope capabilities. Current lp pan high resolution schematic lp pan 2 manual. Second hand lppan2 high performance if based sdr radioworld. Kenwood ts870s powersdrif and logging program combination. Lppan is a direct conversion receiver that takes the 8mhz if signal from the k3 which is picked off before the roofing filter and sends it through direct conversion into base band audio that can then be fed through a sound card and into a program. Trxpan can work with a software defined wideband receiver with iq output and a. N4py software is your source for high quality, effective rig control software for your transceiver.
These values work for my rig in my shack, but you may need to adjust each value higher or lower to match your rig. The images on this page have not been updated to reflect the latest version, yet. There may be bugs, and some things that are not finished yet, but it is solid in testing by us and beta testers. It is an open source program running under the gnu general public license v2 and is based on a combination of powersdrif from wu2x and powersdr v2. This is the preferred place to post questions and comments on lppan. A pair of n8lp lppan sdrs, fed from the if outputs of the two shack rigs, decode the current band band of the rigs with each shack receiver being connected to the stations primary antenna system monoband type at height, for most cases. My logger, log4om, is something new i found also very goodbut you could substitute n1mm or any other logger here in the setup.
It is also wise to monitor the lppan users group for up to date feedback. Those familiar with larry phipps, n8lp, telepost lppan product will likely have already used lpbridge i own larrys lp100ait is very good. Lp pan preamp kit is available for original lp pan to improve weak signal display. When coupled with customized sdr software, it provides an integrated realtime display. Trxpan requires either trxmanager or lpbridge running as the rig interface. Powersdrif is a great application and appears to be working as it should, although on a limited basis. I have a ft950, if2000, the lppan 100, and the outboard emuusb 0204. Fortunately, n8lp has developed lpbridge lpb2 that handles all of this and i am trying to integrate all of this kit together using the information on larrys website. This is all lppan is, and larry who is an honest guy would be the first to acknowledge what his. Win4k3suite is a comprehensive control package for the elecraft k3, kx3, and k3s.
Its all firstclass quality and the lp 100a made a great addition to my shack. Adding panadapter capability to the yaesu ft2000ft950. Lppan faq important reading to address just what the lppan can and cant do. I have installed all of the components on both windows 764 bit and windows xp32 bit. Trxpan is a also distributed with lpbridge by larry n8lp and is. Larry n8lp s lp pan link can also accept your rigs if but, like the dongle, must use a pc with suitable sound port. I am running a k3, and i figured there had to be something better than that little panadapter at a much lower price. Hi all i have just aquired an lp pan interface but with no cables which is no big deal as i should have plenty around the shack but im not sure how to connect it to the radio.
I have found this to be a very effective setup with the kx3. Jan 01, 2019 on the other hand, i recall that i specifically sought out a laptop a sony vaio that had firewire interface that i could use with the sound interface i used with my larry phipps n8lp, lppan panadapter, to cut down on the cpu load, instead of using usb. Current lppan high resolution schematic lppan 2 manual. Trxpan is a also distributed with lpbridge by larry n8lp and is compatible with n4py software.
Available as a kit or fully assembled from larry phipps, n8lp, at. Softrocks and lp pan are direct conversion iq sampling receivers that rely on software to perform if filtering, audio decoding, and other typical receiver functions. I played with na3p sdr software using audio out from the k3 and was intrigued by the display and the quality of the open source software. What is required for the interface if using if stage sdr software. This information is required to generate a panoramic display. The lppan is designed to plug into the k3 if output port and put i and q quadrature audio signals into your pc sound system. The software integration came as no suprise either.
This is all lp pan is, and larry who is an honest guy would be the first to acknowledge what his. Lppan 2 is available for most radios with an if output jack, as well as some which can be modified to add one. Apr 17, 20 those familiar with larry phipps, n8lp, telepost lppan product will likely have already used lpbridge i own larrys lp100ait is very good. Rig control software that integrates with lppanlpbridge and recently also added integration with lp100a. Panels control up to eight channels or zones of lighting. It includes support for the p3, kpa500, kat500, kxpa100, sdrplay and lppan panadapters. Lp pan from n8lps telepost inc is a direct conversion quadrature receiver. But you can use hrd as a logging program and let it control the 870 and powersdrif can then talk to hrd which is talking to the 870.
Nap3 is a panadapter display program from pete, f5vnb. Cdxc the uk dx foundation n8lp lppan panadapter for k3. Perhaps the greatest weakness of lppan 2 is that it requires a third party sound card and software. It is less cluttered and much easier to configure than variations of powersdrtm. The output from lppan is a pair of quadrature analog audio signals with at least 192khz of bandwidth.
Mar 05, 2009 lp pan is a direct conversion receiver that takes the 8mhz if signal from the k3 which is picked off before the roofing filter and sends it through direct conversion into base band audio that can then be fed through a sound card and into a program. The first two programs are built upon the open source flexradio systems. Anyone use the ft450 with lp pan telelogic to get the band scope display. In order to do that, they recommend, as did one of your cited references, the asus xonar u7. The same features can be added to the ft2000 as well providing possibly the best of both worlds all the convenience. Canberra pan software, leading provider of enterprise risk intelligence software, announces that the australian electoral commission aec has selected riskware after a competitive tender. Second hand lppan2 high performance if based sdr, lppan 2 panadapter high performance if based sdr yaesu ft9502000.
Still looking for an ic7300 memory manager kb6nus ham. At least for now, lpb2 has some limitations compared to lpbridge. Trx pan requires either trxmanager or lp bridge running as the rig interface. Another addition in the shack is the lppan panadapter from n8lp. Hi all i have just aquired an lp pan interface but with no cables which is no big deal as i should have plenty around the. The goal of both the p3 and lppan with pc software is the same to give you a panadapter display of the if output of the k3 k3s or any. Effective project management is vital to the success of any it project, large or small. Using nap3 with lppan installation, setup and operation guide image shown below is from beta v1. I use the k3lppanpowersdr combination and it far exceeds the panadapter display on my ic7800 in both weak signal sensitivity and real time display refresh rate not to mention the ability to mouse click on a displayed signal and jump the k3 to its.
Lpb2 is a new version of lp bridge which has been expanded to support more radios than the original, which only supports the k3. The only negative i can think of is if you use headphones plugged into the umc202hd you can not monitor the sidetone or monitor your audio from your receiver while operating in the transmit mode. Powersdrif, lp pan, emu usb 0202, win7 and winxp yaesu. Larry phipps, n8lp, principal of telepost, has developed the lppan, a dedicated software defined radio sdr receiver centered at 8. Created exclusively for lp customers, lp solutions software retains a traditional architectural feel, while allowing you to add other materials. Trxmanager can synchronize almost any program, device, amplifier, antenna tuner that supports kenwood or icom commands via a synchro port and a nullmodem cable. It also requires third party panadapter software such as nap3 or powersdr ifstage.
Kx3 basic computer setup for panadapter and log k4mtx. Listen to a live qso and tune for best results, as if you were tuning the rig, itself. This, in conjuction with an emu external soundcard as well as trxpan and n4py software, has made dx a lot of fun allowing click and shoot access with a click of the mouse. All data base files created by trxmanager are compatible with ms access 7 and excel.
In perfect cosmetic and working condition and supplied with interface leads to pc soundcard and bncbnc lead for connection to k3. Thanks larry n8lp, the lppan 2 is a amazing equipment. Rig control software that integrates with lp pan lp bridge and recently also added integration with lp 100a. I have had some problems with the waterfall display with most of the ham windoze software apps.784 778 794 779 913 1313 1227 835 64 365 201 399 611 1348 1286 918 1155 980 1566 1348 1226 1413 1059 1110 454 213 153 136