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by w-u-2-o
Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: linHPSDR
Topic: Beta release of linHPSDR
Replies: 17
Views: 766

Re: Beta release of linHPSDR

Hi Rick,

Thanks for confirming the behavior I'm seeing here.

73!

Scott
by w-u-2-o
Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: linHPSDR
Topic: Beta release of linHPSDR
Replies: 17
Views: 766

Re: Beta release of linHPSDR

Bridge mode did the trick, Rick, brilliant! Thank you! Now the next problem is to get volume levels to be much, much louder. Windows mixer is max'd. Everything is max'd in linHPSDR, the Ubuntu desktop and alsamixer. Not sure how to get things louder. AGC gain doesn't seem to do anything, and AGC pum...
by w-u-2-o
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: linHPSDR
Topic: Beta release of linHPSDR
Replies: 17
Views: 766

Re: Beta release of linHPSDR

Total failure so far. WDSP and linHPSDR both built with a few warnings, and it ran, did the FFT wisdom thing, and started. Then it found the radio, and connected to it, but it's not moving any data at all. I'm not saying I didn't complicate this a hair with Virtualbox, but, damn, the web browser wor...
by w-u-2-o
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: linHPSDR
Topic: Beta release of linHPSDR
Replies: 17
Views: 766

Re: Beta release of linHPSDR

Hi Rick, I just finished installing VirtualBox and Ubuntu on my Win10 super-machine. it plays sounds OK. Not sure about recording sounds, yet. Maximized the Firefox window and now Firefox will crash the machine when started--typical Linux B.S. :roll: May have to uninstall/reinstall Firefox. Next ste...
by w-u-2-o
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: linHPSDR
Topic: Beta release of linHPSDR
Replies: 17
Views: 766

Re: Beta release of linHPSDR

And I'll throw out the first question: I'm trying to figure out the best way for me to run Linux. Please, no hokey/jokey answers about "get rid of your Windows machine, etc." I require Windows, period, and it's not going away. The biggest issue is that I have a fabulously powerful and well...
by w-u-2-o
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: linHPSDR
Topic: Beta release of linHPSDR
Replies: 17
Views: 766

Beta release of linHPSDR

I am shamelessly cross-posting the message below from the mailing lists here. Let the discussion begin! At HAM RADIO 2018 in Friedrichshafen I gave a presentation at the HPSDR Academy on some new Linux software for HPSDR compatible radios called linHPSDR. Please note that this is not PowerSDR runnin...
by w-u-2-o
Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: PC's & Homebrew Hardware
Topic: New PC Build: now UPDATED with overclocking performance
Replies: 54
Views: 7442

Re: New PC Build: now UPDATED with overclocking performance

Thanks, Tony! I rolled the dice on memory, too, obtaining some memory from a friend that he said did not work right in his PC. It happily runs at 3200MHz in my PC, though, so I dodged that bullet!
by w-u-2-o
Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: PowerSDR mRX
Topic: Would it be possible...????
Replies: 4
Views: 266

Re: Would it be possible...????

Hi Bill, If you've got that many analog devices to mix/switch into the line input, then you've almost certainly got a mixing/switching device as well. In which case, why not simply put the microphone on the mixer as well and route it there? That way you can leave the radio set to line in all of the ...
by w-u-2-o
Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: PowerSDR mRX
Topic: Memory function
Replies: 6
Views: 278

Re: Memory function

Nobody uses the software harder than you, Gary, and I mean that sincerely. BTW, the comment above was a joke, hence the "wink" emoticon. I'm sorry that you did not interpret that as humor. There are clearly a few people that I do not communicate with very well. I try my best. I agree with ...
by w-u-2-o
Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: PowerSDR mRX
Topic: Memory function
Replies: 6
Views: 278

Re: Memory function

If you have VFO lock on it won't do anything. Otherwise you are doing it right. Another method is to double click in any field in a memory "row". If neither method works for you and VFO lock is OFF, then I can only suggest your memory file and or database is corrupt and either or both need...
by w-u-2-o
Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: PC's & Homebrew Hardware
Topic: New PC Build: now UPDATED with overclocking performance
Replies: 54
Views: 7442

Re: New PC Build: now UPDATED with overclocking performance

Another update: Back in December I posted about how I was getting a lot of blue screens and that I had to back off my I7-7700K overclocking from 5GHz to 4.8GHz (both at 1.35V CPU voltage). Obviously my cooling had degraded a bit and CPU temp's were running in the 80's (centigrade) with all of my rad...
by w-u-2-o
Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: PowerSDR mRX
Topic: Would it be possible...????
Replies: 4
Views: 266

Re: Would it be possible...????

The UI change is possible, Bill. The trick is that you have to find a developer interested in taking on your idea and putting it into PowerSDR. Or become a developer yourself. Note that since everything is open source this can be anyone, it does not have to be one of the current developer cadre. The...
by w-u-2-o
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Apache Labs News
Topic: Rob Sherwood, NCOB's presentation at Contest University 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 342

Re: Rob Sherwood, NCOB's presentation at Contest University 2018

My take-aways: 1. From a pure receiver performance perspective, there is very little difference between the top 15 or 20 radios out there. Obtaining Rob's "Holy Grail" performance levels no longer requires rocket science or a ton of money. 2. When arguing about (1) above, make certain that...
by w-u-2-o
Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Thetis
Topic: Thetis ETA for release ?
Replies: 30
Views: 5402

Re: Thetis ETA for release ?

No, Joe, neither Thetis, nor Protocol 2, has been "abandoned". Unfortunately a higher priority issue came up, which is that all of the firmware including the bootloaders had to be redone due to a parts obsolescence issue with the memory chip used on the boards. That has taken a goodly bit ...
by w-u-2-o
Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: PC's & Homebrew Hardware
Topic: Computer Status
Replies: 2
Views: 149

Re: Computer Status

I run my entire station and PC 24/7/365, and reboot about once a week, or more often if things are getting "weird". But I use it every day, and the PC gets a ton of use, not just for radio.
by w-u-2-o
Wed May 30, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: PowerSDR mRX
Topic: Multiple Radios, Multiple Configurations
Replies: 6
Views: 423

Re: sharing ETH

I don't think that it is possible to do what you want to do given the limitations in the original communications protocol. Although you can successfully SEND data independently from the PC to each radio, both radio hardware units will try to send data back to the PC on the same UDP ports on the same...
by w-u-2-o
Wed May 30, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Everything Else: Antennas, Relays, Switches, Power, Grounding, Cooling, etc.
Topic: Anan for Dumbest
Replies: 8
Views: 435

Re: Anan for Dumbest

Go somewhere with good internet, download everything you think you will need on an USB drive, and you will be fine.
by w-u-2-o
Wed May 30, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Transverters
Topic: ANAN 100D PTT VHF PROBLEM
Replies: 11
Views: 358

Re: ANAN 100D PTT VHF PROBLEM

Glad you got it sorted. Sorry you transverter is messed up :(
by w-u-2-o
Tue May 29, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Transverters
Topic: ANAN 100D PTT VHF PROBLEM
Replies: 11
Views: 358

Re: ANAN 100D PTT VHF PROBLEM

mark1161 wrote:No, I did not check Disable HF Pa in the Ant/Filters section. Will I have to uncheck that when I switch back to HF?
Yes.
One more question...does it affect radio performance, long term, if I should use a switching power supply vs. a linear power supply?
No.
by w-u-2-o
Tue May 29, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Transverters
Topic: ANAN 100D PTT VHF PROBLEM
Replies: 11
Views: 358

Re: ANAN 100D PTT VHF PROBLEM

OK, so the current is a bit high for your power supply on 10M, running by itself, at 100W. No surprise there. The ANAN series radios require more current for 10 and even more for 6M. If you do not have a legit 30A power supply then you are going to be sucking wind. Also, if you are using the stock A...
by w-u-2-o
Tue May 29, 2018 2:16 am
Forum: Transverters
Topic: ANAN 100D PTT VHF PROBLEM
Replies: 11
Views: 358

Re: ANAN 100D PTT VHF PROBLEM

So all is ok when you tx on that 10m freq. at 100w?
by w-u-2-o
Tue May 29, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Transverters
Topic: ANAN 100D PTT VHF PROBLEM
Replies: 11
Views: 358

Re: ANAN 100D PTT VHF PROBLEM

When in "VHF" mode, what frequency is the 100D set to transmit on?
by w-u-2-o
Sat May 26, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Everything Else: Antennas, Relays, Switches, Power, Grounding, Cooling, etc.
Topic: Anan for Dumbest
Replies: 8
Views: 435

Re: Anan for Dumbest

While their are some Linux applications for running the radio, they are less capable than PowerSDR under Windows. IMHO, you do not want to run Linux, you want to run Windows 10 and PowerSDR. You will also find a lot of support on line for PowerSDR running Apache Labs radios. Not nearly as much for L...
by w-u-2-o
Sat May 26, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Digital ("Virtual") Audio
Topic: VAC fails, need Help (solved)
Replies: 4
Views: 562

Re: VAC fails, need Help (solved)

Quite of few people had this problem. However I'm guessing most people already had that access turned on (it is by default) and so did not have any issue with the 1803 update.

You are, however, the first person to ask about it on the forum.

73!
by w-u-2-o
Sat May 26, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Digital ("Virtual") Audio
Topic: VAC fails, need Help (solved)
Replies: 4
Views: 562

Re: VAC fails, need Help

Since the latest major Windows update, version 1803, a change to privacy settings is required in Windows for certain applications to access the Windows audio system. Go to Privacy Settings. Select Microphone. Turn on the main permission "Allow apps to access your microphone". Individual ap...

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