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Re: Speaker recommendation for lenovo laptop used with my SDR

Kriss Kliegle KA1GJU
 

I have two pairs of these Altec Lansing computer speakers:
https://www.google.com/shopping/product/1?q=altec+lansing+computer+speakers&prds=epd:5091007796436140768,eto:5091007796436140768_0,pid:5091007796436140768&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjnruymkeT4AhU9EmIAHc2jDAUQ9pwGCAk

First pair I installed on my desktop, and sounded so good I dug the other pair out of the basement and placed it on the laptop (Super Station #1 Server) in my kitchen. I find myself streaming music from it when not roaming the bands on any of my SDRC Servers.

Probably better stuff out there for real money, but these were either free from the white goods day at the local dump, or free on the side of the road after somebodies yard sale ended. The subwoofer makes all the difference in my aging ears.

73 Kriss KA1GJU
Home of the Super Station SDRC Servers in NH, USA (FN42mw)


Re: Cached data

Larry Horlick
 

I agree...30 seconds is enuf.

Larry

On Wed, Jul 6, 2022 at 4:03 AM Eric Inloes <compaq963@...> wrote:
Hi Simon,

That is true.

In most cases i figure 30 seconds should cover it. I see this being useful for say Meteor scatter on the FM broadcast band. 

On Tue, Jul 5, 2022 at 09:28 PM, Simon Brown wrote:
Eric,
 
I'll think about this - 30 seconds should be enough, more than 1/8th or certainly 1/4 of the RAM and the cache will have to be written to disk.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Eric Inloes via groups.io <compaq963=gmail.com@groups.io>
Sent: 06 July 2022 00:07
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Will there be a option beyond 30 seconds of I/Q cache? Perhaps there is a way to fill the entire cache and then overate the old stuff. 

Also would be great if there is a way to specify a custom size beyond 1/8th of your ram. 

Maybe do away with time limits and just have a configurable cache size? 

Thanks! 

On Tue, Jul 5, 2022 at 02:29 AM, Simon Brown wrote:
Yes,
 
the maximum cache size is 480MB, I'll increase this to the greater of 480MB and 1/8 installed RAM, so if you have 8GB it'll be 1GB, if you have 16GB it'll be 2GB etc.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Simon Brown via groups.io <simon=sdr-radio.com@groups.io>
Sent: 04 July 2022 19:54
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Depends on the same rate / bandwidth. There may be a maximum cache size which I can increase.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Larry Horlick via groups.io <llhorlick=gmail.com@groups.io>
Sent: 04 July 2022 19:17
To: main@sdr-radio.groups.io <main@sdr-radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
I'm not getting the result with the data cache that I expected...
 
If I set the cache to 30s...and record for 30 seconds I should get a file with 60 seconds of data, correct? What I see is only 42 seconds. When I look at the logfile I see: Cached data...12 seconds. Should that not be 30 seconds?
 
Could someone play with this and report back...
 
Larry
 

On Thu, Jun 23, 2022 at 1:04 PM Simon Brown <simon@...> wrote:
Thanks all, now fixed.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Ian Kelly via groups.io <iankelly27=gmail.com@groups.io>
Sent: 23 June 2022 06:50
To: main@sdr-radio.groups.io <main@sdr-radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Hi Simon, Larry.
 
I can confirm that when I attempt to set a recording cache when setting up a recording preset under the data recording options and tick the box for the "cache" drop down, whatever value I select, no data is cached. When I replay the IQ file, the start time remains the same as when I hit the preset record button and I've checked the audio on the recordings, and it has not pre-fetched audio from before I hit record (in case it had cached data but not updated the time readout to allow for any cached data).


Ian Kelly
Tilehurst, Reading, UK

On Thu, 23 Jun 2022 at 05:59, Simon Brown <simon@...> wrote:
Also,
 
Show me your settings.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Simon Brown via groups.io <simon=sdr-radio.com@groups.io>
Sent: 23 June 2022 05:19
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
This is for data, not audio recordings. I'll check it's still working...
 

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Sent: 23 June 2022 02:10
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Is there something else that needs to be turned on? I'm not seeing any cached data in my recordings. 

Larry

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Re: Cached data

jdow
 

30 seconds plus a button that saves the last 30 seconds to a file might be nice.

{o.o}

On 20220705 23:33:37, Eric Inloes wrote:

Hi Simon,

That is true.

In most cases i figure 30 seconds should cover it. I see this being useful for say Meteor scatter on the FM broadcast band. 

On Tue, Jul 5, 2022 at 09:28 PM, Simon Brown wrote:
Eric,
 
I'll think about this - 30 seconds should be enough, more than 1/8th or certainly 1/4 of the RAM and the cache will have to be written to disk.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Eric Inloes via groups.io <compaq963@...>
Sent: 06 July 2022 00:07
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Will there be a option beyond 30 seconds of I/Q cache? Perhaps there is a way to fill the entire cache and then overate the old stuff. 

Also would be great if there is a way to specify a custom size beyond 1/8th of your ram. 

Maybe do away with time limits and just have a configurable cache size? 

Thanks! 

On Tue, Jul 5, 2022 at 02:29 AM, Simon Brown wrote:
Yes,
 
the maximum cache size is 480MB, I'll increase this to the greater of 480MB and 1/8 installed RAM, so if you have 8GB it'll be 1GB, if you have 16GB it'll be 2GB etc.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Simon Brown via groups.io <simon@...>
Sent: 04 July 2022 19:54
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Depends on the same rate / bandwidth. There may be a maximum cache size which I can increase.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Larry Horlick via groups.io <llhorlick@...>
Sent: 04 July 2022 19:17
To: main@sdr-radio.groups.io <main@sdr-radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
I'm not getting the result with the data cache that I expected...
 
If I set the cache to 30s...and record for 30 seconds I should get a file with 60 seconds of data, correct? What I see is only 42 seconds. When I look at the logfile I see: Cached data...12 seconds. Should that not be 30 seconds?
 
Could someone play with this and report back...
 
Larry
 

On Thu, Jun 23, 2022 at 1:04 PM Simon Brown <simon@...> wrote:
Thanks all, now fixed.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Ian Kelly via groups.io <iankelly27=gmail.com@groups.io>
Sent: 23 June 2022 06:50
To: main@sdr-radio.groups.io <main@sdr-radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Hi Simon, Larry.
 
I can confirm that when I attempt to set a recording cache when setting up a recording preset under the data recording options and tick the box for the "cache" drop down, whatever value I select, no data is cached. When I replay the IQ file, the start time remains the same as when I hit the preset record button and I've checked the audio on the recordings, and it has not pre-fetched audio from before I hit record (in case it had cached data but not updated the time readout to allow for any cached data).


Ian Kelly
Tilehurst, Reading, UK

On Thu, 23 Jun 2022 at 05:59, Simon Brown <simon@...> wrote:
Also,
 
Show me your settings.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Simon Brown via groups.io <simon=sdr-radio.com@groups.io>
Sent: 23 June 2022 05:19
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
This is for data, not audio recordings. I'll check it's still working...
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Larry Horlick via groups.io <llhorlick=gmail.com@groups.io>
Sent: 23 June 2022 02:10
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Is there something else that needs to be turned on? I'm not seeing any cached data in my recordings. 

Larry

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Re: Speaker recommendation for lenovo laptop used with my SDR

jdow
 

Wires are inconvenient; but, they do remove some annoying potential problems. And if you are sitting at your ham station listening you're stuck there for your tuning knob so why no wired NOISE CANCELING earbuds?

{o.o}

On 20220705 23:03:46, Peter 1956 wrote:

It is better to use bluetooth headphones with a laptop.
Peter


Re: Speaker recommendation for lenovo laptop used with my SDR

jdow
 

PK - for pure important communications or contesting the old Motorola police or utility radios are, well, designed for speech and if that kills "fidelity" "oh well." If you want easy listening for extended rag chews or coffee table discussions something better is called for. For that anything from a modest external 2 speaker plus 1 woofer setup on up to top end HiFi both with an equalizer would at least partially knock off two birds with one stone. Another thing to consider is some comfortable noise canceling earphones such as what Bose, Sennheiser, Sony, and others make as traditional "cans" and ear buds. Getting rid of room noise (and echos) can often bring out higher intelligibility even without equalization.

(i.e. consider a deeper dive into just what you want and will tolerate.)

{^_^}

On 20220705 22:46:32, Mike wrote:

Hi Everyone,
I was looking for a recommendation for a good communications speaker I can connect to my lenovo laptop.  Seems the speakers that are in the laptop just don't perform as well as I would
like.  

Thanks,
Mike


Re: Speaker recommendation for lenovo laptop used with my SDR

Tom Crosbie G6PZZ
 

I Bluetooth my laptop to my TV soundbar. Also gives some amplification.

 

Tom G6PZZ

 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> On Behalf Of Peter 1956
Sent: 06 July 2022 07:04
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Speaker recommendation for lenovo laptop used with my SDR

 

It is better to use bluetooth headphones with a laptop.
Peter


Re: Cached data

Eric Inloes
 

Hi Simon,

That is true.

In most cases i figure 30 seconds should cover it. I see this being useful for say Meteor scatter on the FM broadcast band. 


On Tue, Jul 5, 2022 at 09:28 PM, Simon Brown wrote:
Eric,
 
I'll think about this - 30 seconds should be enough, more than 1/8th or certainly 1/4 of the RAM and the cache will have to be written to disk.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Eric Inloes via groups.io <compaq963@...>
Sent: 06 July 2022 00:07
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Will there be a option beyond 30 seconds of I/Q cache? Perhaps there is a way to fill the entire cache and then overate the old stuff. 

Also would be great if there is a way to specify a custom size beyond 1/8th of your ram. 

Maybe do away with time limits and just have a configurable cache size? 

Thanks! 

On Tue, Jul 5, 2022 at 02:29 AM, Simon Brown wrote:
Yes,
 
the maximum cache size is 480MB, I'll increase this to the greater of 480MB and 1/8 installed RAM, so if you have 8GB it'll be 1GB, if you have 16GB it'll be 2GB etc.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Simon Brown via groups.io <simon@...>
Sent: 04 July 2022 19:54
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Depends on the same rate / bandwidth. There may be a maximum cache size which I can increase.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Larry Horlick via groups.io <llhorlick@...>
Sent: 04 July 2022 19:17
To: main@sdr-radio.groups.io <main@sdr-radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
I'm not getting the result with the data cache that I expected...
 
If I set the cache to 30s...and record for 30 seconds I should get a file with 60 seconds of data, correct? What I see is only 42 seconds. When I look at the logfile I see: Cached data...12 seconds. Should that not be 30 seconds?
 
Could someone play with this and report back...
 
Larry
 

On Thu, Jun 23, 2022 at 1:04 PM Simon Brown <simon@...> wrote:
Thanks all, now fixed.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Ian Kelly via groups.io <iankelly27=gmail.com@groups.io>
Sent: 23 June 2022 06:50
To: main@sdr-radio.groups.io <main@sdr-radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Hi Simon, Larry.
 
I can confirm that when I attempt to set a recording cache when setting up a recording preset under the data recording options and tick the box for the "cache" drop down, whatever value I select, no data is cached. When I replay the IQ file, the start time remains the same as when I hit the preset record button and I've checked the audio on the recordings, and it has not pre-fetched audio from before I hit record (in case it had cached data but not updated the time readout to allow for any cached data).


Ian Kelly
Tilehurst, Reading, UK

On Thu, 23 Jun 2022 at 05:59, Simon Brown <simon@...> wrote:
Also,
 
Show me your settings.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Simon Brown via groups.io <simon=sdr-radio.com@groups.io>
Sent: 23 June 2022 05:19
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
This is for data, not audio recordings. I'll check it's still working...
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Larry Horlick via groups.io <llhorlick=gmail.com@groups.io>
Sent: 23 June 2022 02:10
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Is there something else that needs to be turned on? I'm not seeing any cached data in my recordings. 

Larry

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Re: Speaker recommendation for lenovo laptop used with my SDR

Peter 1956
 

It is better to use bluetooth headphones with a laptop.
Peter


Speaker recommendation for lenovo laptop used with my SDR

Mike
 

Hi Everyone,
I was looking for a recommendation for a good communications speaker I can connect to my lenovo laptop.  Seems the speakers that are in the laptop just don't perform as well as I would
like.  

Thanks,
Mike


Re: Cached data

Simon Brown
 

Eric,

I'll think about this - 30 seconds should be enough, more than 1/8th or certainly 1/4 of the RAM and the cache will have to be written to disk.

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Eric Inloes via groups.io <compaq963@...>
Sent: 06 July 2022 00:07
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Will there be a option beyond 30 seconds of I/Q cache? Perhaps there is a way to fill the entire cache and then overate the old stuff. 

Also would be great if there is a way to specify a custom size beyond 1/8th of your ram. 

Maybe do away with time limits and just have a configurable cache size? 

Thanks! 

On Tue, Jul 5, 2022 at 02:29 AM, Simon Brown wrote:

Yes,
 
the maximum cache size is 480MB, I'll increase this to the greater of 480MB and 1/8 installed RAM, so if you have 8GB it'll be 1GB, if you have 16GB it'll be 2GB etc.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Simon Brown via groups.io <simon@...>
Sent: 04 July 2022 19:54
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Depends on the same rate / bandwidth. There may be a maximum cache size which I can increase.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Larry Horlick via groups.io <llhorlick@...>
Sent: 04 July 2022 19:17
To: main@sdr-radio.groups.io <main@sdr-radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
I'm not getting the result with the data cache that I expected...
 
If I set the cache to 30s...and record for 30 seconds I should get a file with 60 seconds of data, correct? What I see is only 42 seconds. When I look at the logfile I see: Cached data...12 seconds. Should that not be 30 seconds?
 
Could someone play with this and report back...
 
Larry
 

On Thu, Jun 23, 2022 at 1:04 PM Simon Brown <simon@...> wrote:
Thanks all, now fixed.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Ian Kelly via groups.io <iankelly27=gmail.com@groups.io>
Sent: 23 June 2022 06:50
To: main@sdr-radio.groups.io <main@sdr-radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Hi Simon, Larry.
 
I can confirm that when I attempt to set a recording cache when setting up a recording preset under the data recording options and tick the box for the "cache" drop down, whatever value I select, no data is cached. When I replay the IQ file, the start time remains the same as when I hit the preset record button and I've checked the audio on the recordings, and it has not pre-fetched audio from before I hit record (in case it had cached data but not updated the time readout to allow for any cached data).


Ian Kelly
Tilehurst, Reading, UK

On Thu, 23 Jun 2022 at 05:59, Simon Brown <simon@...> wrote:
Also,
 
Show me your settings.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Simon Brown via groups.io <simon=sdr-radio.com@groups.io>
Sent: 23 June 2022 05:19
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
This is for data, not audio recordings. I'll check it's still working...
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Larry Horlick via groups.io <llhorlick=gmail.com@groups.io>
Sent: 23 June 2022 02:10
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Is there something else that needs to be turned on? I'm not seeing any cached data in my recordings. 

Larry

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Re: Lost cat control to external radio

Cody <kc2lsd@...>
 

BINGO !

Fearing I had nothing to lose. I uninstalled  OmniRig 1.20 and reinstalled it. The BINGO.
Thanks for the feedback guys
73
Cody 


Re: Lost cat control to external radio

jdow
 

Normally speaking a shared port would not communicate with each other but would both communicate with a third port. At least that is the way the lower level windows code is setup unless it has changed since Win7. I've seen no indication that this is the case.

The standard serial concept is a data terminal (DTE) and a modem (DCE) that use different physical pins for transmit and receive. Special cables are needed to have two terminals communicate with each other as opposed for one of them to communicate with the computer. This is pretty much the RS232 model. There are the RS422 and RS485 which can or can be pushed into a telephone "party line"  multiple speakers and multiple receivers, on the same wire. But, usually Windows thinks in terms of RS232, one DTE communicating with one DCE with many of the "in" and "out" aspects of the pin definitions being reversed. Hooking up 3 devices on one wire means you grow burn out problems and communications problems.

{o.o}

On 20220705 17:29:42, Siegfried Jackstien wrote:

i vspe you can use a "pair" of comports (see that as a cable with two different numbers on its end)

or a "splitter" (shared port)

or ... ?(many different settings possible in vspe .. to many to discuss them all here) ;-)

yes a shared port would be sendng a command to more then just one terminal

say you want to send a frequency to your rig, logbook, cluster spot software (and whatever) ... sometimes a shared port does help (in other cases not)

or ... you have a cat soft that controls rigs qrg but ptt is done with a circuit on the rts pin (and not via cat command) ... alslo then a shared port (splitter) is helpful

so ... it depends ;-)

dg9bfc sigi

ps remember a virtual port is a different thingy as a real port ... even if sometimes it behaves similar

Am 06.07.2022 um 01:21 schrieb jdow:

I would think they'd have different COM port numbers. Two things connected to the same COMn port would be the same as two terminals connected together with a 1:1 cable rather than a cable that twists R and T wires and the flow control wires.

{^_^}

On 20220705 14:06:51, Siegfried Jackstien wrote:

virtual comport may be a shared port .. one end to sdrc ... other end to omnirig

dg9bfc sigi

Am 05.07.2022 um 22:29 schrieb jdow:

I am thinking in terms of communications between OmniRig and SDRC. Remember that you cannot open a com port and share it with multiple applications. So you cannot connect SDRC to the radio's comport and OmniRig to the radio's comport at the same time.

{^_^}

On 20220705 12:28:15, Cody via groups.io wrote:
jdow thanks for the quick reply. My radio is using com 7, Yaesu installs two com ports one for rig control, in my case com 7 and com 8 sends data cw digital ect. So how can I use a virtual cable? Where do I set the VC in SDRC? I’m new to the realm of virtual anything. I thought I only need  OmniRig Vrs. 1.20 which is what I have installed. I did have it working last week ago

 

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Re: Remote encoder

Siegfried Jackstien
 

almost

you can use "F5" for tx ... so if you can programm a button to send "f5" ... then it does work


another option is to get a dj deck that speaks midi


works superb (see picture to see my midi deck settings)


dg9bfc sigi

Am 05.07.2022 um 14:01 schrieb Don Woodward:

I looked at that one - it says "multimedia" so I wasn't sure.

I found this one and also found out SDRConsole supports mapping keys to the functions - this one has programmable keys.  For example, I could map the "T" key to TX in SDRConsole and then map "T" to a button on this.  Also looks like you can map the arrow keys to the shuttle to control the frequency.

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73's

Don W.
KD4APP




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Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Remote encoder
 

Might one of these work:

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005002989778143.html

Cheap as chips!


Re: Lost cat control to external radio

Siegfried Jackstien
 

i vspe you can use a "pair" of comports (see that as a cable with two different numbers on its end)

or a "splitter" (shared port)

or ... ?(many different settings possible in vspe .. to many to discuss them all here) ;-)

yes a shared port would be sendng a command to more then just one terminal

say you want to send a frequency to your rig, logbook, cluster spot software (and whatever) ... sometimes a shared port does help (in other cases not)

or ... you have a cat soft that controls rigs qrg but ptt is done with a circuit on the rts pin (and not via cat command) ... alslo then a shared port (splitter) is helpful

so ... it depends ;-)

dg9bfc sigi

ps remember a virtual port is a different thingy as a real port ... even if sometimes it behaves similar

Am 06.07.2022 um 01:21 schrieb jdow:

I would think they'd have different COM port numbers. Two things connected to the same COMn port would be the same as two terminals connected together with a 1:1 cable rather than a cable that twists R and T wires and the flow control wires.

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On 20220705 14:06:51, Siegfried Jackstien wrote:

virtual comport may be a shared port .. one end to sdrc ... other end to omnirig

dg9bfc sigi

Am 05.07.2022 um 22:29 schrieb jdow:

I am thinking in terms of communications between OmniRig and SDRC. Remember that you cannot open a com port and share it with multiple applications. So you cannot connect SDRC to the radio's comport and OmniRig to the radio's comport at the same time.

{^_^}

On 20220705 12:28:15, Cody via groups.io wrote:
jdow thanks for the quick reply. My radio is using com 7, Yaesu installs two com ports one for rig control, in my case com 7 and com 8 sends data cw digital ect. So how can I use a virtual cable? Where do I set the VC in SDRC? I’m new to the realm of virtual anything. I thought I only need  OmniRig Vrs. 1.20 which is what I have installed. I did have it working last week ago

 

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Re: Lost cat control to external radio

Dennis Matzen
 

Oh, and to see the External Radio settings click on the "?" on the External Radio window.
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Re: Lost cat control to external radio

Dennis Matzen
 

The interface between SDRC and Omni-Rig is an API only I believe. The only COM port setting for connection to your radio is in the Omni-Rig Settings: 



That is the only place I have any COM port setting defined. 

I am using Omni-Rig version 1.19. It works fine so I see no reason to change. 
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Re: Lost cat control to external radio

jdow
 

Tools menu. Options. Take a tour. You will find all manner of interesting things including com port selections for various things. And your ideal source for help is, believe it or not, https://www.sddr-radio.com and some small dab of exploratory spirit as you wander through the menus leading to pages just chock full of interesting help.

{^_^}

On 20220705 15:24:47, Cody via groups.io wrote:

Siegfried ,where or how do I select a port in SDRC? Perhaps this is what I am missing. 
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Re: Lost cat control to external radio

jdow
 

I would think they'd have different COM port numbers. Two things connected to the same COMn port would be the same as two terminals connected together with a 1:1 cable rather than a cable that twists R and T wires and the flow control wires.

{^_^}

On 20220705 14:06:51, Siegfried Jackstien wrote:

virtual comport may be a shared port .. one end to sdrc ... other end to omnirig

dg9bfc sigi

Am 05.07.2022 um 22:29 schrieb jdow:

I am thinking in terms of communications between OmniRig and SDRC. Remember that you cannot open a com port and share it with multiple applications. So you cannot connect SDRC to the radio's comport and OmniRig to the radio's comport at the same time.

{^_^}

On 20220705 12:28:15, Cody via groups.io wrote:
jdow thanks for the quick reply. My radio is using com 7, Yaesu installs two com ports one for rig control, in my case com 7 and com 8 sends data cw digital ect. So how can I use a virtual cable? Where do I set the VC in SDRC? I’m new to the realm of virtual anything. I thought I only need  OmniRig Vrs. 1.20 which is what I have installed. I did have it working last week ago

 

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Re: Cached data

Eric Inloes
 

Will there be a option beyond 30 seconds of I/Q cache? Perhaps there is a way to fill the entire cache and then overate the old stuff. 

Also would be great if there is a way to specify a custom size beyond 1/8th of your ram. 

Maybe do away with time limits and just have a configurable cache size? 

Thanks! 


On Tue, Jul 5, 2022 at 02:29 AM, Simon Brown wrote:
Yes,
 
the maximum cache size is 480MB, I'll increase this to the greater of 480MB and 1/8 installed RAM, so if you have 8GB it'll be 1GB, if you have 16GB it'll be 2GB etc.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Simon Brown via groups.io <simon@...>
Sent: 04 July 2022 19:54
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Depends on the same rate / bandwidth. There may be a maximum cache size which I can increase.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Larry Horlick via groups.io <llhorlick@...>
Sent: 04 July 2022 19:17
To: main@sdr-radio.groups.io <main@sdr-radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
I'm not getting the result with the data cache that I expected...
 
If I set the cache to 30s...and record for 30 seconds I should get a file with 60 seconds of data, correct? What I see is only 42 seconds. When I look at the logfile I see: Cached data...12 seconds. Should that not be 30 seconds?
 
Could someone play with this and report back...
 
Larry
 

On Thu, Jun 23, 2022 at 1:04 PM Simon Brown <simon@...> wrote:
Thanks all, now fixed.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Ian Kelly via groups.io <iankelly27=gmail.com@groups.io>
Sent: 23 June 2022 06:50
To: main@sdr-radio.groups.io <main@sdr-radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Hi Simon, Larry.
 
I can confirm that when I attempt to set a recording cache when setting up a recording preset under the data recording options and tick the box for the "cache" drop down, whatever value I select, no data is cached. When I replay the IQ file, the start time remains the same as when I hit the preset record button and I've checked the audio on the recordings, and it has not pre-fetched audio from before I hit record (in case it had cached data but not updated the time readout to allow for any cached data).


Ian Kelly
Tilehurst, Reading, UK

On Thu, 23 Jun 2022 at 05:59, Simon Brown <simon@...> wrote:
Also,
 
Show me your settings.
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Simon Brown via groups.io <simon=sdr-radio.com@groups.io>
Sent: 23 June 2022 05:19
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
This is for data, not audio recordings. I'll check it's still working...
 

From: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io> on behalf of Larry Horlick via groups.io <llhorlick=gmail.com@groups.io>
Sent: 23 June 2022 02:10
To: main@SDR-Radio.groups.io <main@SDR-Radio.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [SDR-Radio] Cached data
 
Is there something else that needs to be turned on? I'm not seeing any cached data in my recordings. 

Larry

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Re: RDS decoding

Eric Inloes
 

Another factor is the signal level of the RDS signal. It sees to vary all over the place. Sometimes it requires an ultra strong signal to a decode. 

No idea why there isn't a recommended level for it already. 

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