Setup Help

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Setup Help

Postby W2REO » Tue Apr 23, 2019 4:57 pm

Hi everyone, I was hoping you would be able to help me. To make a long story short, I bought an Anan 100D in September of 2012, and due to working and a move, have really not used it much, and when I did only on HF Phone.

I now have a bit more time on my hands, would like to use digital modes and being mostly an analog guy, am frustrated beyond belief in getting it to work without cables or external boxes, and have not had much help searching for answers. I have tried to get to Scott's web links, but they do not seem to work.

I am using OpenHPSDR successfully and am able to interface and control the radio with Ham Radio Deluxe. My problems seem to be in getting the digital mode signals to show on the HRD DM780 waterfall, and when I do get connected, DM780 only produces gibberish, and does not decode the signals. I am also unable to get the program to activate the PTT and transmit.

In addition to the HRD suite of programs, I also have VoiceMeeter Potato, and their virtual audio cable software, and Eterlogic virtual com port emulator. My pc is a homebuilt with a Ryzen 17 1700 CPU and 32GB of RAM, and of course I am running the latest edition of OpenHPSDR, and the latest firmware on the Anan 100D.

Please be gentle with me, I am a digital noobie, and any "step by step" setup help you could offer would be greatly appreciated!

73,

Roger, W2REO
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Re: Setup Help

Postby Tony EI7BMB » Tue Apr 23, 2019 5:28 pm

Hi Roger, as you say the links to Scotts tutorial seems to be down . Its pretty much what i used to set up and i have voicemeeter banana and Ryzen based PC like you . Hopefully Scott will see your post and figure out what the issue is with the link to his site.
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Re: Setup Help

Postby W2REO » Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:27 pm

Than you Tony, it's appreciated!

73,

Roger
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Re: Setup Help

Postby w-u-2-o » Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:50 pm

Sorry, guys. My server went down. Figures it would do this when I'm not near it.

It should be back up now.
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Re: Setup Help

Postby W2REO » Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:11 pm

Thank you Scott! I'll let you know if I can figure out all this digital stuff!

Roger
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Re: Setup Help

Postby Tony EI7BMB » Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:02 pm

Roger please post back if you need further help, I can do a teamviewer session if you need it.
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Re: Setup Help

Postby W2REO » Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:00 pm

OK, so I followed Scott's tutorial (great tutorial Scott!, thanks!), but am a bit confused with the inputs and outputs. Can someone please tell me what virtual cables go where between the Anan 100D, the VMP and the soundcard.

Thanks!

73,
Roger
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Re: Setup Help

Postby w-u-2-o » Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:51 am

VMP is your virtual cable.

No connections need be made to the sound card (but you may do so if you wish).

Assign PowerSDR to one of the virtual channels in VMP, say "VAIO". Assign your digi mode app to another virtual channel in VMP, say "Aux VIAO" (the names will change a little bit depending on the drivers used by the app's). In this example, push the B2 button on the VAIO channel, and the B1 button on the Aux VAIO channel, and sound will now flow between your digi mode app and PowerSDR.

73,

Scott
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Re: Setup Help

Postby W2REO » Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:14 pm

Thanks Scott, my confusion is in the names "input: and "output". Starting with the OpenHPSDR audio tab, which cable goes to the input, same for the output, in VMP, same confusion applies, and finally in the Windows Sound settings, which cable goes to the input and output.

Sorry to sound like such a dweeb, but the picture doesn't seem to be able to penetrate this thick, old noggin of mine!

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Roger
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Re: Setup Help

Postby Tony EI7BMB » Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:23 pm

Roger in Open HPSDR Driver select is ASIO and select Voicemeeter Virtual Asio for both input and output . Hope this helps
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Re: Setup Help

Postby W2REO » Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:58 pm

OK, so the saga continues! I am finally able to receive and decode audio without issue, now I find I cannot configure the HRD DM780 to trigger the Anan PTT. Any suggestions?

You guys are the best!

73,
Roger
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Re: Setup Help

Postby w-u-2-o » Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:40 pm

Now you need to set up virtual serial port software to make a CAT connection between PowerSDR and DM780. There are three choices: com0com, VSPM and Eterlogic VSPE. There is plenty of YouTube on how to do this.
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Re: Setup Help

Postby W2REO » Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:44 pm

Finally! Everything is up and running and I am now a "Digital Ham". I'd like to thank Scott and Tony for all of their invaluable help, without you guys, I'd still be stuck on, "what is a digital mode"!

Hopefully, this thread will help some other noob, from chasing their tail in order to get online.

73,
Roger
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Re: Setup Help

Postby Tony EI7BMB » Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:49 pm

Glad you got up and running :)
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Re: Setup Help

Postby w-u-2-o » Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:43 pm

:)

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