Callisto Software (C++ for PC, Tools, Firmware, IDL, Python etc.)

1. Tools, descriptions of host softwareFile, LinkIssue
Callisto installation tool which contains all tools below including PERL (32- and 64 bit), system scheduler (ssfree), IDL- and PYTHON scripts (examples). Also allows to uninstall Callisto system. CallistoInstaller_V1.7.zip (54'321 KB)1.7, 2017-11-12
Host software for Philips tuner CD1316LS/IHP-3 + CD1316LS/IV-3 + CD1316LS/IV running on Windows XP, 2000, Vista, Win 7, Win 8.1, Win 10Callisto-V123.zip (1.507 MB)1.23, 2017-10-25
Separate DLL used for Borland C++ Builder 6DLL (1695 KB)2011-06-11
LINUX software on an external server of Metsähovi Radio Observatory, Finland (not supported by us)Linux-Link2011-03-22
Callisto-Lx: Callisto on Raspberry Pi, supported  by Whitham D. Reeve, Anchorage, AlaskaReeve_Callisto-LxRPI.pdf2017-04-26
Callisto-Lx: Setup and Operation Guide, supported  by Whitham D. Reeve, Anchorage, AlaskaReeve_Callisto-Lx_Setup.pdf2017-04-26

2. Tools, descriptions of supporting toolsFile, LinkIssue
Tool to generate a frequency program (frqnnnnn.cfg) out of a spectral overview (files OVS*.PRN)Fgeni.zip (1003 KB)2.2, 2012-08-17
Yet another tool to plot ASCII-files with 2 columns (*.txt, *.prn and *.csv), especially files generated by spectral overviews. Y-axis in dB with 0 dB as the lowest valueM9703APlotter_v4.zip (1066 KB)4.0, 2017-08-13
Yet another tool to plot spectral overview files, generated by Callisto. Allows zooming in and out as well as saving in many different graphics formats. Tool requires Python 2.7 and read the manual which is inside the zip!Plott_OVS.zip (310 KB)1.0, 2017-10-29
Tool to automatically adjust Start- and Stop times in the file scheduler.cfg, depending on location parameterAutoSched.zip (494 KB)1.0, 2017-07-21
Tool to manually adjust IF-filtersSimple.zip (386 KB)1.0, 2011-06-17
Noise figure plotter and simple digitizer, useful to adjust and test IF-filters. Noise figure plotter requires automatic calibration unit including semiconductor noise source.NoiseFigurePLotterV192.zip (1127KB)1.92, 29.03.2013
Tool to generate plots and graphic files out of a light-curve file, based on DISLIN. Foreseen as a tool for real-time observation like transit measurmentsPlotLC_V1.2.zip (1686 KB)
1.3, 2017-08-13
Tool to generate a plot out of a light-curve file, based on PNG-library. PNG-file foreseen to be sent to a website.wwwgen_V1.21.zip (342 KB)1.21, 2017-09-15
Tool to plan observational parameter for the most important radio sourcesAstro.zip (947 KB)3.2, 2009-01-14
Tool to view FITS-file written in Java by P. Messmer. Needs Java runtime system installed in advanceJavaViewer.jar (244 KB)2007-01-09
Tool to view FITS-file written in Java by P. Messmer. Needs Java runtime system installed in advance. Newer version which can also read HDF5 files written by J. AkeretRAPPViewer.jar (9930 KB)2015-05-21
PERL script and Batch-file to move data to a remote server. It also produces a backup on any separate drive (nees to be adapted individually). Script trigerred by free scheduler tool 'ssfree.exe'ftpupload_V3.zip (2549 KB)
Manual (464 KB) W. Reeve
3.00, 2017-07-09
3.00,2017-07-09

3. Manuals, descriptionsFile, LinkIssue
Operating manual (Pocket Guide)eCallistoManual.pdf (549 KB)1.14, 2011-06-01
Detailed software setup manual (Link to W. Reeve, Alaska)SetupManual (~5.2 MB)Link
USB-port management (Link to W. Reeve, Alaska)USBportmanagement (~0.95 MB)Link
Investigation of Compatibility Problems When Using Callisto withWindows 7 (Link to W. Reeve, Alaska)USB-Serial-Investigation (~490 KB)Link
English manaul for FTP-Watchdog (new version W. Reeve, Alaska)Instructions FTP-WatchDog (697 KB)3.00, 2013-02-06
Editing Windows Registry for Time SynchronizationTiming (html)1.00, 2017-05-05

4. Descriptions of RISC processor software (firmware)File, LinkIssue
ATmega16 Software for CD1316L/IV, 27 MHz 2nd local oscillatorATmega16-V17.zip (242 KB)1.7, 2011-06-21
ATmega16 Software for CD1316L/IV, 25.43 MHz 2nd local oscillator including HEX-filesATmega16-V18.zip (289 KB)1.8, 2013-03-02

5. Examples in IDL, SSWIDLFile, LinkIssue
Plotting in SSWIDL, how to use functionsSSWIDL-Link1.00, 2009-01-23, A. Csillaghy FHNW
How to upgrade from IDL to SSWIDLSSW-upgrade (2 KB)1.00, 2013-06-21, M. Battaglia FHNW
How to plot a spectral overview (intensity versus frequency)ov.zip (90KB) 1.00, 2009-04-21
How to plot a frequency program (frequency versus channel number)fplot.zip (233KB)1.00, 2009-04-21
How to plot a light curve (intensity versus time)LCplot.zip (233KB)1.00, 2009-04-21
How to plot a single spectrum (intensity versus frequency)specplot.zip (233KB)1.00, 2009-04-21
How to plot a 2D-spectrum (intensity versus time and frequency)2dspcplot.zip (233KB)1.00, 2009-04-21
How to plot FITS-files overlapping in time domainoverlapplot.zip (611KB)1.00, 2009-04-21
How to plot FITS-files overlapping in frequency domainPhoenix3.zip (2396KB)     1.00, 2010-01-28


6. SunPy, examples in PYTHONFile, LinkIssue
SunPy Documentation, for examples see links below
Link1.00, 2014-01-08, SunPy Community
Simple tool to plot, zoom and save a single FIT-file with z-axis expressed in dB above average background. Script requires Python 2.7 and do read the manual (inside the zip) first!Plott_FIT.zip (830 KB)1.00, 2017-10-20
Simple example in Python version 2.7.5.2 with column- and row-number as axis-labels. The zip-file also contains a FIT-file with a type III burst as well as a zoomed plotExample_00 (625 KB)1.00, 2014-01-28
Simple example in Python version 2.7.5.2 with time and frequency as axis-labels. The zip-file also contains a FIT-file with a type III burst as well as a zoomed plotExample_01 (608 KB)1.00, 2014-01-28
Example with background subtracted in Python version 2.7.5.2 with time and frequency as axis-labels. The zip-file also contains a FIT-file with a type III burst as well as a zoomed plotExample_02 (481 KB)1.00, 2014-01-28
Example in SunPy with absolute time axis and reversed frequency-axis.The zip-file also contains a FIT-file with a type III burst as well as a zoomed plotExample_03 (554 KB)1.01, 2017-09-15
Python example on how to plot a FIT-file including saving the frequency table as an ASCII-file in normal and reversed sequenceSaveFrequenciesFromFITS (547 KB)1.00, 2015-05-15
Python example plots several versions of a 2D spectrogram, light curves and single spectra. Delete one window after the other to see the next one.Python2D_LC_SS.zip (270 KB)1.01, 2017-09-15

Version: 2017-11-12
Responsible: Christian Monstein monstein(at)astro.phys.ethz.ch

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