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by N4XD
Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: grounding both receivers when operating split
Replies: 1
Views: 61

Re: grounding both receivers when operating split

OK, a bit more detail. When transmitting on VFO B and listening on VFO A (and VFOB. Both receivers on) the display (set as panafall) for VFO A shows the xmit signal at a high level. However, I have these boxes checked under General RX2 Auto mute rx2 on tx auto mute rx1 on VFOB TX blank rx2 display o...
by N4XD
Mon Apr 19, 2021 11:57 am
Forum: Thetis
Topic: grounding both receivers when operating split
Replies: 1
Views: 61

grounding both receivers when operating split

Operating an Anan 7000lde with Thetis. When I transmit split, the display shows a HUGE signal when transmitting. Much larger than when operating simplex. My question is, how do I assure that both receivers are grounded (i.e. not seeing the transmitted signal at their ADC) when operating split? Right...
by N4XD
Mon Mar 01, 2021 11:20 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: Focus Master: N1MM+ Logger
Replies: 3
Views: 369

Re: Focus Master: N1MM+ Logger

To add another data point. Over the weekend I was using N1MM+ and Thetis. Had to edit a couple entries. Had no issues.

Glad it cleared up for you, Hope it doesn't re-occur.

Ron
N4XD
by N4XD
Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:25 am
Forum: Digital Mode, Rig Control & Logging Software
Topic: Thetis, and N1mm+ for DVK setup
Replies: 6
Views: 555

Re: Thetis, and N1mm+ for DVK setup

Sorry for late reply. Just now saw your post. I needed to change N1MM+ to "PTT via radio command" under set up. Once I did that it worked well. Thought I could record messages using Voicemeeter through 7000 but couldn't get that to work so recorded through computer sound card. Later learne...
by N4XD
Sat Feb 27, 2021 6:25 pm
Forum: Digital Mode, Rig Control & Logging Software
Topic: Thetis, and N1mm+ for DVK setup
Replies: 6
Views: 555

Re: Thetis, and N1mm+ for DVK setup

An update. Got it sort of working Had to record using computer sound card so mike plugged into the computer Playback through voicemeeter. Issue is that there is a delay, maybe a half or full second, from time message starts playing to it being sent from the radio. The first part of the message is lo...
by N4XD
Sat Feb 27, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Digital Mode, Rig Control & Logging Software
Topic: Thetis, and N1mm+ for DVK setup
Replies: 6
Views: 555

Re: Thetis, and N1mm+ for DVK setup

I am having a similar problem. I'm using Voicemeeter for VAC and, under N1MM+, have chosen so1v/so2v single soundcard and voicemeeter input for the N1MM+ set up. I've also checked internal radio codec (have tried with it both checked and not checked). In Thetis have enabled VAC1 and set sample rate ...
by N4XD
Thu Feb 25, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: Seq Errors Explained
Replies: 39
Views: 23462

Re: Seq Errors Explained

Another update on sequence errors and audio glitches. A while back I upgraded my computer to a gen 4 or 5 I7 processor. eliminated most issues but, when web pages were updated or accessed, still had some very short audio glitches. Not an issue except when contesting. Today I installed a SSD that I c...
by N4XD
Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: MIDI Controllers (PowerSDR & Thetis)
Topic: Behringer CMD Studio2A for VFO A or B freq control
Replies: 4
Views: 939

Re: Behringer CMD Studio2A for VFO A or B freq control

UPDATE: Issue fixed Turns out you must load the driver (found here: https://archive.org/details/cmdstudio2aDriver) I initially thought the driver was only to have the Behringer Studio2A be recognized as a sound card but apparently that isn't the case. After loading the driver the wheels now act as t...
by N4XD
Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: MIDI Controllers (PowerSDR & Thetis)
Topic: Behringer CMD Studio2A for VFO A or B freq control
Replies: 4
Views: 939

Re: Behringer CMD Studio2A for VFO A or B freq control

Gary, thanks. Appreciate the reply. Which software are you using, Thetis or PowerSDR? I'm using Thetis which may be the issue. Other information When running the diagnostic capability under midi setup the right large wheel returns data 41 when clockwise and 3F when ccw. Wonder if yours does the same...
by N4XD
Sun Jan 03, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: MIDI Controllers (PowerSDR & Thetis)
Topic: Behringer CMD Studio2A for VFO A or B freq control
Replies: 4
Views: 939

Behringer CMD Studio2A for VFO A or B freq control

Anyone gotten one of these to work assigning the large wheels to VFO A or B for frequency changes? I've tried and it doesn't work correctly.

All the other controls, except the pitch blend controls, work fine.

My other midi controller, the DJ Control Compact, works great.

Thanks

Ron
N4XD
by N4XD
Tue Dec 15, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: Recording off air and saving to a wav file
Replies: 3
Views: 393

Re: Recording off air and saving to a wav file

NC3S, thanks! The "where is it saved" info was the info I needed. I also found that 3rd party software, like at this link (free): https://www.nch.com.au/software/free-downloads.html?msclkid=4ce9d1c58e3f133bff7b8e1d30e90e28&utm_source=bing&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=EN-C2&u...
by N4XD
Mon Dec 14, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: Recording off air and saving to a wav file
Replies: 3
Views: 393

Recording off air and saving to a wav file

Is there a way to record a signal off the air and then save that to a place where it can then be sent, say via email, to another ham? I know you can record and play back over the air but I've not been able to find where that file is saved and if its accessible. Similar question. Is there a way to re...
by N4XD
Thu Nov 26, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: automating Diversity
Replies: 0
Views: 559

automating Diversity

There is a group of German hams who modified Thetis to automate the Diversity function to find the best settings of gain and phase to reduce noise. Their code is written for the Red Pitaya and doesn't seem to apply to any of the Anan radios. I thought I'd compare their code to Thetis to determine ho...
by N4XD
Mon Nov 16, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: Changing code for features you want
Replies: 9
Views: 908

Re: Changing code for features you want

Indeed I was missing the C++ module in visual studios. Finding this post helped: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/7547f68d-6447-45cc-8eef-b652318ce9d2/visual-studio-2019-community-vctoolsinstalldir-property-not-defined It addresses the exact issue I was having. Now, success! My change ...
by N4XD
Mon Nov 16, 2020 2:27 am
Forum: Thetis
Topic: Changing code for features you want
Replies: 9
Views: 908

Re: Changing code for features you want

Bryan no, can't even do that which is why I think I'm missing a module in VS. The VCTool... error has been a constant.

Am going to continue to see if I can find the answer on the web. Or here.

Thanks

Ron
by N4XD
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: Changing code for features you want
Replies: 9
Views: 908

Re: Changing code for features you want

Joe and Scott excellent. So far I've been unsuccessful in getting a build to complete. Always fails. Pretty sure I am missing a module in Visual Studio. The error is VCTools. I thought this was for C++ but I have that module installed. Anyway, been an interesting learning process. I have no experien...
by N4XD
Sun Nov 15, 2020 2:29 am
Forum: Thetis
Topic: Changing code for features you want
Replies: 9
Views: 908

Changing code for features you want

Wondering how many, if any, of you have made changes to Thetis to implement changes you want and kept the code local (i.e. not published it to github)? I ask because I am trying to make a change to Thetis to slow down the rate of change to rit. Not finished with it (I am starting from ground zero as...
by N4XD
Thu Nov 05, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: MIDI Controllers (PowerSDR & Thetis)
Topic: Slowing Wheel Tuning Speed
Replies: 8
Views: 907

Re: Slowing Wheel Tuning Speed

Same issue but not for VFO but for rit. RIT steps too far and too quickly when assigning a knob to it. Using DJ control compact.
by N4XD
Thu Nov 05, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: Thetis 2.8.11 Released!
Replies: 231
Views: 42743

Re: Thetis 2.8.11 Released!

BUG REPORT for Thetis 2.8.11 It appears that, with both receivers on and SD engaged, RX2 is being tuned to 0 hz which is why, when I reported this earlier, I was seeing a spike on the panadapter and why, when tuning, the spike never changed locations. This is only for RX2 and only in stereo diversit...
by N4XD
Thu Nov 05, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: Let's Compare AGC Settings
Replies: 1
Views: 482

Re: Let's Compare AGC Settings

Since I operate mostly cw can't really help with the slow AGC settings but would like to hear what folks have used for custom settings. Here is what I have set: slope 1 decay 20 hang 10 fixed (doesn't matter but 13) hang threshold 4th mark from left but I vary this on the panadapter My goal is to ha...
by N4XD
Thu Nov 05, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: RX2 issue
Replies: 1
Views: 276

Re: RX2 issue

An update. Shortly after I wrote my post I went back to Thetis. Noticed I had stereo diversity turned on (the "SD" button below panafall for RX2). I turned that off and the signal went away and now I can receive signals via the antenna. This seems like a software bug to me. Thanks Ron N4XD
by N4XD
Thu Nov 05, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: RX2 issue
Replies: 1
Views: 276

RX2 issue

Don't know if this is a hardware or software issue. Turned radio on yesterday and had no external signals on RX2. Did have a constant spike, even with no antenna connected. It doesn't change as the radio is tuned. I.E. Its in approximately the center of the panadapter and, as you tune it stays there...
by N4XD
Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Everything Else: Antennas, Relays, Switches, Power, Grounding, Cooling, etc.
Topic: RX2 not same signal level as RX1
Replies: 21
Views: 1974

Re: RX2 not same signal level as RX1

Thanks. That is very detailed and useful information.

I've requested the schematics, thanks for that tip.

Guess I'll have to dig into the radio a bit.

Will post an update when I have it.

Ron
by N4XD
Wed Oct 21, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Everything Else: Antennas, Relays, Switches, Power, Grounding, Cooling, etc.
Topic: RX2 not same signal level as RX1
Replies: 21
Views: 1974

Re: RX2 not same signal level as RX1

I did find an old HP sig gen to use. For the same level of receive signal (I arbitrarily chose S5) it took a -90dbm signal into ant 1 for rx1 to get the S5 receive signal. For RX2 it took -40dbm so obviously there is an issue somewhere with RX2. Any help troubleshooting this will be greatly apprecia...
by N4XD
Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Everything Else: Antennas, Relays, Switches, Power, Grounding, Cooling, etc.
Topic: RX2 not same signal level as RX1
Replies: 21
Views: 1974

Re: RX2 not same signal level as RX1

All good questions. I have swapped cables and no change. I.E. not a cable problem. I split the signal using a bnc T. Not ideal but for this, fine since its not a permanent set up. No, don't have a sig gen but there were a few very loud signals on the band so the difference was easy to see. Wondering...
by N4XD
Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: Everything Else: Antennas, Relays, Switches, Power, Grounding, Cooling, etc.
Topic: RX2 not same signal level as RX1
Replies: 21
Views: 1974

RX2 not same signal level as RX1

Setup Anan 7000dle Mk2 Thetis V 2.8.9 64 bit Antenna: a receive array. For this test the receive antenna output is sent to both RX1 and RX2. RX1 uses ant 2 input (and is set up in the antenna page) and the antenna for RX2 is connected to the Anan RX2 jack on the back. I've checked and double checked...
by N4XD
Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: Seq Errors Explained
Replies: 39
Views: 23462

Re: Seq Errors Explained

The set up: Anan 7000dle Mk2 Thetis V 2.8.9 CPU older i7 running at 2.89Ghz or such W10 Was having lots of sequence errors which caused audio glitches. To solve this I used a windows program called prio (can get it, or one that does the same thing here: https://www.raymond.cc/blog/permanently-set-pr...
by N4XD
Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: Thetis 2.8.11 Released!
Replies: 231
Views: 42743

Re: Thetis 2.8.9 Released! Installed with no issues.

To all responsible for this latest update, and removing the AVX requirement, THANK YOU!! The 64 bit installation, on my computer using an Intel 870 i7 (obviously an older cpu), went smoothly, quickly, and without hitch. I've not had a chance to "wring it out" but in checking a couple thing...
by N4XD
Mon Oct 12, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: Thetis 2.8.11 Released!
Replies: 231
Views: 42743

Re: Thetis 2.8.8 Released!

I'm having that issue with the 64 bit version
Haven't tried the other version

Thanks
Ron
N4XD
by N4XD
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: Ideal AGC Settings?
Replies: 5
Views: 1490

Re: Ideal AGC Settings?

I also am working to optimize the agc settings for working weaker dx typically on the low bands (160 and 80). What I would find very useful is a description of each of the adjustments when using the custom setting. And how do they affect the signal being received. While I have experimented with each...

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