This software allows a standard PC soundcard to be used as a packet radio "modem". The whole processing is done on the main processor CPU.
Unlike previous packet radio modem software, this new release offers several new benefits:
Please note that monitoring commercial services may be prohibited in some countries, this software should therefore only be used to monitor the amateur radio service.
The Linux version integrates with the Kernel AX.25 stack and requires the mkiss driver (included in the standard kernels).
The Sparc Solaris version provides a KISS stream; software AX.25 stacks can interface to this KISS stream
The Windows version runs on Windows platforms supporting DirectSound and requires PC/FlexNet32. To install the software, just unpack the archive into the same directory as FlexNet32.
The software is published under the GNU GPL V2
|Windows (PC/FlexNet32)||soundmodem-flex.zip||1618638 bytes|
|Sparc Solaris 2.7 (outdated)||soundmodem-sparcsolaris.tgz||625508 bytes|
|Linux (Fedora Core 4) i386 Binaries||soundmodem-0.10-1.i386.rpm||153634 bytes|
|Linux Source RPM||soundmodem-0.10-1.src.rpm||389256 bytes|
These are some additional patchsets contributed by users of soundmodem: