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SatCon

SatCon is a software utility for converting raw binary data, as logged by SatView, into readable ASCII text suitable for import by third party applications such as spreadsheets or databases. Data can be extracted in calibrated physical units or raw binary counts. SatCon can be operated interactively through a user friendly graphical interface, or in batch mode as a background process.

For minimum system requirements, installation instructions, and new features, please refer to the release notes in the SatCon User Manual.

SatCon Features

SatCon is a software utility for converting raw binary data, as logged by SatView, into readable ASCII text suitable for import by third party applications such as spreadsheets or databases. Data can be extracted in calibrated physical units or raw binary counts. SatCon can be operated interactively through a user friendly graphical interface, or in batch mode as a background process.

For minimum system requirements, installation instructions, and new features, please refer to the release notes in the SatCon User Manual.

SatCon 1.5.5

April 28, 2011
SatCon-1.5.5-b2-x86.exe for Windows 7/8/10
New features and fixes for version 1.5.5:

* [2006-132-199] - Batch processing hangs when a data file has no frames for current frame definition 
* [2006-132-194] - Add GPS frame validation using the supplied NMEA checksum field.

New features and fixes for version 1.5.4:

* [2006-132-192] - Support the AU data type for unsigned long sensor values

New features and fixes for version 1.5.3:

* [2006-132-191] - Not able to complete conversion when there are lost bytes.

New features and fixes for version 1.5.2:

* [2006-132-190] - Dropping Instrument Package causes Properties Dialog problem
* [2006-132-188] - Conversion progress bar not updated to 100% when no frames found in file
* [2006-132-184] - Support for ISO 8601:2004 timestamp sensor type
* [2006-132-182] - Make compatible with Windows 7
* [2006-132-172] - The Log Files box can display a maximum of 256 raw data files 
* [2006-132-169] - File buffer overrun condition prevents complete conversion of file

New features and fixes for version 1.5.1:

* [2006-132-153] - Remove frames containing errors from the processed output file
* [2006-132-165] - Exceeding File Buffer Size between frames causes corrupt Time fields
* [2006-132-166] - FindSync can sometimes stop reading data from the data file 

New features and fixes for version 1.4.3:

* [2006-132-131] - Replace the Win32 Help file with an HTML Help file to support Vista
* [2006-132-134] - Non "SAT" frame prevents synchronization of  "SAT" frames
* [2006-132-146] - Add support for BU and BS Little Endian Data Types
* [2006-132-147] - Fitted values for BS and BSLE DataType with length < 4 are incorrect

New fixes for version 1.4.2:

* [2006-132-107] - Undesired behaviour when there is an invalid path in unused instrument 
                   file working directory
* [2006-132-109] - Default File Buffer Size, and undesireable behaviour
* [2006-132-111] - Selected Instrument Package file in File List Properties Dialog not opened.
* [2006-132-113] - Validation of CheckSum for a Variable Length ASCII Frame does not work.
* [2006-132-115] - Support Sensors with FitType THERM1 and Field Length of 0
* [2006-132-116] - SatCon hangs in command line mode when error detected
* [2006-132-130] - Directory browse buttons don't work when directory is "C:\"

New fixes for version 1.4.1:

- Fixed bug that caused program to crash when an Instrument Frame
  contains either a sensor of type BD or BF.

New features for version 1.4:

- An Instrument Package File can now be either dropped onto
  the Instrument Files List or be selected from the File List
  Properties Dialog to provide the required Instrument files.
- The Conversion Parameter "File Buffer" now is not used to 
  possibly abort the conversion of a log file. A log file 
  now is always completely read to ensure that all frames
  are converted.

New features for version 1.3:

- TDF files containing sensors with ID and FIT-TYPE fields 
  set to NONE can now be used to correctly convert their raw
  telemetry files.

New features for version 1.2A:

- Batch processing of multiple conversion files from the main 
  application window. 
- A few additional command line switches have been added for 
  overriding SatCon application properties. This gives the user 
  more control during a command line conversion.
- An improved user interface, including an improved conversion
  window dialog and faster sorting file lists.

Title Type Publication Date PDF FIle
SatCon Manual Software Manual Wednesday, March 9, 2011 SatCon-Manual.pdf
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