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go2MONITOR 17.1 (preliminary)

by Rolf Haenggi

Release 17.1 July 2017 (preliminary)

Version Highlights

  • Panorama display (wideband overview display, if supported by receiver)
  • PACTOR-4
  • Inmarsat Aero
  • VITA 49

New Release Numbers

All go2SIGNALS products use now the same version number scheme that takes the last 2 digits of the year the release started followed by the release number within that year.

Features and Improvements

  • Panorama display with zoom, and fast scan (if supported by the receiver)
  • ResultViewer: New function to add user entries to the database
  • ResultViewer: Extract signals from wideband recording for further processing
  • Classifier: Performance increased
  • Improved handling of receivers with multiple wideband/narrowband streams or groups of receivers. Flexible setup with multiple wideband inputs, DDC channels or  narrowbands receiver streams.

Decoder/APC

  • Demodulators
    • PACTOR-4
  • New decoders:
    • PACTOR-4
    • INMARSAT AeroPOCSAG: automatically switch to alphanumeric or numeric output format; this is important for senders that do not follow strictly the standard protocol. Added timestamp to output
    • DMR: significantly improved quality of voice output
    • Flex: added timestamp to output
  • Enhanced decoders:
    • dPMR: Short message decoding & status calls
    • DMR, NXDN: Short message decoding
    • DMR continuous: Voice in 2-slot mode
    • APCO-25: Short message decoding, faster detection
    • POCSAG: Handling of non-standard signals

Receivers

  • New receivers:
    • ThinkRF WSA5000-427
    • VITA 49 streaming
  • Enhanced receiver drivers:
    • IZT R3xxx: use of all 4 channels, panorama display, scan mode
    • WiNRADiO G39DDC: use of 2 channels, panorama display
    • WiNRADiO G31DDC: panorama display
    • R&S EM100/PR100: panorama display, scan mode

Classifier (BCU)

  • Classifier: New with QAM, WFM, MCFSK2 (Multichannel FSK2)
  • Classifer: Direct protocol classification for
    • APCO-25
    • CODAN 3012 16 Channel PSK
    • CODAN 3212 16 Channel PSK
    • DMR
    • DMR Continuous
    • dPMR
    • D-STAR
    • HFDL
    • LINK11 (CLEW)
    • LINK11 (SLEW)
    • MIL-STD-188-110A Serial (single-tone) mode (a.k.a. STANAG 4539 )
    • MIL-STD-188-110B/C App. C (a.k.a. STANAG 4539 HDR )
    • MPT1327 1200Bd MSK
    • NXDN 2400/4800 Bd
    • PACTOR II FEC
    • PACTOR-4
    • STANAG 4285/4481 (PSK)
    • STANAG 4529
    • TERTRA Up-, downlink
    • TETRAPOL

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