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by W1JA
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: 2.6.9
Replies: 545
Views: 42113

Re: 2.6.9

Thank you Richie for the ID timer!

But, shouldn't it count down, rather than up? If it counted down, one would know at a glance how much time remains before an ID is needed.

73, John W1JA
by W1JA
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: 2.6.9
Replies: 545
Views: 42113

Re: 2.6.9

...the constant bombardment of feature requests I've been keeping the following request to myself for years. 10-minute timer It could live in the bottom bar, where the CPU usage and clock displays are. It could have user-modifiable duration (maybe other countries have different ID requirements). It...
by W1JA
Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: 2.6.9
Replies: 545
Views: 42113

Re: 2.6.9

The only thing I still wish for one day is a meter like the one in FiFi The FiFi meter is beautiful. It reminds me of the better analog meters of old. But its failing is that it can display only one measurement at a time. On transmit, I would like to see several quantities simultaneously. This can ...
by W1JA
Sat Dec 21, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: 2.6.9
Replies: 545
Views: 42113

Re: 2.6.9

I returned to 1.8 pre2 firmware and the RX spurs are gone. (There's no smiley for "whew!")
by W1JA
Sat Dec 21, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: 2.6.9
Replies: 545
Views: 42113

Re: 2.6.9

Hello Rick! I have tested the v1.8_qskdbg1.rbf firmware. The problem persists, same as before. Also, the LEDs indicate the problem. For example, if I select RX antenna 3 with Do Not Transmit checked for ant 3 and TX set to ant 1, transmit RF comes out the ant 3 port and LED 3 lights and stays lit du...
by W1JA
Sat Dec 21, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: 2.6.9
Replies: 545
Views: 42113

Re: 2.6.9 QSK Oddity?

If QSK is turned on Tx power goes to whichever RX antenna is selected 1,2, or 3 even with Ant 1 checked as TX and check boxes under ANT 2 and 3 for do not transmit on those antennas. Tom, I confirm this behavior on my 200D (rev 24 RF board). It occurs, as you say, only with QSK on. Full transmit po...
by W1JA
Sun Dec 15, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: 2.6.9
Replies: 545
Views: 42113

Re: 2.6.9

Hi Richie, Re Signal History There's a transient on T/R transitions that causes the S meter to start either at 0 or full scale for an instant at the start of each receive period. This makes the history shading drag up from 0 or down from full scale. Perhaps there could be a delay of some millisecond...
by W1JA
Sun Dec 15, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: CTUN artifact
Replies: 6
Views: 348

Re: CTUN artifact

Hi Chris,

I notice this artifact also. Your video demonstrates it well.

Further, I recall noticing this issue way back in November 2016 when I got my 200D and started with PowerSDR mRX. So it's been around a long time.

73, John
by W1JA
Sat Dec 14, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: 2.6.9
Replies: 545
Views: 42113

Re: 2.6.9

Here's another instance of negative sequence error. DCC0 s0=0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 r:718870 l:718868 12/14 08:56:09:057 s1=0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 r:208268 l:208271 12/14 08:41:51:609 Sh...
by W1JA
Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: 2.6.9
Replies: 545
Views: 42113

Re: 2.6.9

About 90 mins later, I got another -ve: DCC0 s0=0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 r:389947 l:389944 11/24 10:28:41:375 s1=0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 r:379657 l:379654 11/24 10:28:34:356 s2=0 0 0 0 0 0 ...
by W1JA
Sun Nov 24, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: 2.6.9
Replies: 545
Views: 42113

Re: 2.6.9

I have been using and enjoying b1 since Friday, and I used it for a few hours on Friday and again on Saturday. I got no sequence errors at all during these two days. Right away today I noticed the yellow triangle had appeared, and soon thereafter I got to see, for the first time, the pretty red bord...
by W1JA
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: 2.6.9
Replies: 545
Views: 42113

Re: 2.6.9

So far, I have not seen any -ve numbers in my SEQ log. But, in this selection from my log s11=0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 11/10 06:34:47:637 s12=0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11/10 06:31:28:511 s1...
by W1JA
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: 2.6.8
Replies: 565
Views: 48904

Re: 2.6.8

OK, call me a radical, call me crazy, but how about completely divorcing the controls entirely from the spectral display area? I.e., put the all of the controls for each RX in their own, independent, resizable window, and put each RX spectral display in its own, independent, resizable window. This ...
by W1JA
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: 2.6.8
Replies: 565
Views: 48904

Re: 2.6.8

Trouble on 60 meters I notice the following issues: 1. There are band edge markers at approx. 5.351.5 and 5.366.5 MHz. These make no sense for 60m, as there is no actual band. (At least in the U.S.) 2. Various bandstack functions don't work properly. a. I can delete stack entries 3, 4, and 5, but n...
by W1JA
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: My Mods to Thetis v.2.6.7
Replies: 30
Views: 4444

Re: My Mods to Thetis v.2.6.7

I belatedly proclaim my enthusiasm for your interest in improving the UI, Richie!

I too would be willing to beta-test anything you'd care to send.

73, John
by W1JA
Sat Aug 03, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: identification of bandscope markers
Replies: 4
Views: 1230

Re: identification of bandscope markers

@K3EC I don't have the skills to examine the code as you are doing, but it sounds like you are describing what I see when I examine the visible receive bandwidth shading (receive filter) in the panadapter display. This receive filter indication has always seemed to accurately show the actual filter ...
by W1JA
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Digital Mode, Rig Control & Logging Software
Topic: Windows 10 1903 update breaks VSPE
Replies: 4
Views: 1002

Windows 10 1903 update breaks VSPE

I use Eterlogic VSPE to connect Thetis to DXLab Commander and N1MM+ for CAT control. After I updated Windows 10 on my shack PC to version 1903, the communications between these devices stopped, and CPU usage increased to nearly 100% whenever Thetis was running. It turned out that VSPE was the proble...
by W1JA
Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: Thetis QSK and the new default low-latency filters
Replies: 9
Views: 1854

Thetis QSK and the new default low-latency filters

Starting with Thetis 2.6.4, the release notes recommend that we reset our database to get new, improved default settings. One of the new settings is a filter type change from Linear Phase to Low Latency. I have found that QSK is better with a linear phase filter. To demonstrate the issue Operate in ...
by W1JA
Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Protocol 2 (all radios)
Topic: 200D Protocol 2 users: what say you?
Replies: 87
Views: 15605

Re: 200D Protocol 2 users: what say you?

Rick,

The firmware you link to in your post right above has "Orion_MkII..." in its filename, so it's only for 7000 and 8000, not 200D, right?

73, John W1JA
by W1JA
Sun Dec 16, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Protocol 2 (all radios)
Topic: 200D Protocol 2 users: what say you?
Replies: 87
Views: 15605

Re: 200D Protocol 2 users: what say you?

Norbert, here is the link
https://github.com/w5wc/Thetis/releases

Download the .msi setup file.

73, John W1JA
by W1JA
Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Protocol 2 (all radios)
Topic: 200D Protocol 2 users: what say you?
Replies: 87
Views: 15605

Re: 200D Protocol 2 users: what say you?

TL;DR? Read the highlighted bits . First let me review the behaviors I found previously, with NP v1.2 (Orion_NP_v1.2_restored_4-14_h40.rbf) and Thetis 2.6.0 , which I had been using with my 200D for about 8 months. With this combo I had only two issues . (1) Many of the late improvements to PowerSDR...
by W1JA
Fri Aug 10, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: PowerSDR mRX
Topic: 7000DLE perfect QSK?
Replies: 3
Views: 1812

Re: 7000DLE perfect QSK?

It's been almost three months since I started this thread. Since May, probably quite a few 7000DLE units are in the hands of new owners. Perhaps some of the new owners are CW aficionados, so maybe someone has tried it on QSK. See my post at the top. Take a look at the image on page 30 of VA7OJ's rep...
by W1JA
Thu May 17, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: PowerSDR mRX
Topic: 7000DLE perfect QSK?
Replies: 3
Views: 1812

7000DLE perfect QSK?

Has anyone else noticed the incredibly awesome QSK performance of the 7000DLE, as reported in Adam Farson's test report? http://www.ab4oj.com/sdr/apache/anan7000dle_notes.pdf See the CW QSK recovery test starting on page 29. On page 30, he shows the ability to recover receiver audio between dits run...
by W1JA
Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: PowerSDR mRX
Topic: PowerSDR mRX PS 3.4.7 Released
Replies: 10
Views: 3765

Re: PowerSDR mRX PS 3.4.7 Released

Locking both VFOs with the lock button is not a good idea. The reason is the Split operation case mentioned by K9RX. My Icom IC-7600 works this way (that is, one can change one's TX frequency with Lock enabled). My recollection is that my Yaesu FT-1000MP and my Kenwood TS-850 also worked this way. (...
by W1JA
Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Forum Problems, Help & Suggestions
Topic: How to post images?
Replies: 5
Views: 4909

Re: How to post images?

Oooh, I had gotten oh-so-close. The link I was using, inside the img tags, was ...//imgur.com... Missing the ...//i.imgur.com... Fixed, and image posted successfully.

Thanks Scott for your help!
by W1JA
Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: PC's & Homebrew Hardware
Topic: LatencyMon Benchmarks
Replies: 65
Views: 23584

Re: LatencyMon Benchmarks

I'm not having any issues, but I was intrigued by this LatencyMon thread. Here are my results, taken recently while tuning around, having a QSO, running PowerSDR, DXlab, Chrome, VMB, VSPE, Pidgin. http://i.imgur.com/vjpcmNN.png I built this PC in February. It's Gigabyte GA-Z270XP SLI motherboard i7-...
by W1JA
Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Forum Problems, Help & Suggestions
Topic: How to post images?
Replies: 5
Views: 4909

Re: How to post images?

I should add: I suppose there are two basic paradigms for images. One would be to upload the image to the forum server for storage there. This way doesn't seem to be available on this forum. The other way would be to have my image available at a web URL. I have already uploaded it to Imgur, and have...
by W1JA
Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Forum Problems, Help & Suggestions
Topic: How to post images?
Replies: 5
Views: 4909

How to post images?

I'd like to put an image for display in-line in a post. Rather than list the several things I tried that didn't work, I'll just ask: How to do it?
by W1JA
Wed Jul 05, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Digital Mode, Rig Control & Logging Software
Topic: A bit of rx audio at start of transmission
Replies: 5
Views: 3216

Re: A bit of rx audio at start of transmission

Scott, You are correct that I broke things by reversing the B1 and B2 selections on the VAIO and AUX input strips. I did that because of one of my OCD compulsions: Whenever there is a left-right pairing, I want to put receive-related things (VFO A, RIT, VMB rx audio metering...) on the left, and tra...
by W1JA
Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Digital Mode, Rig Control & Logging Software
Topic: A bit of rx audio at start of transmission
Replies: 5
Views: 3216

Re: A bit of rx audio at start of transmission

Thanks Rob and Stu. Stu - I'm hearing the sound in another receiver, so it's definitely an actual part of my transmitted signal. But, I should say I was hearing the sound in another receiver, because I believe I have fixed it. I drew an audio routing diagram and I believe there's an error in Scott's...

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