In this case, you should use aux1on and aux1off to key the radio. This
is suggested in the manual, and requires that PIN 2 and PIN 3 on the
DB-9 be bridged. This will allow independent keying of the node through
the AUX pin, and will leave the PTT alone.
> --- In irlp-embedded@ yahoogroups. com
> <mailto:irlp-embedded%40yahoogroups.com>, "Keith VE7GDH" <ve7gdh@...>
> > Mike VE6XUK/VA6XG wrote...
> > > I have two emedded nodes. One has voice_id and time
> > > announcements in the crontbs and correctly transmits these
> > > when the node is idle or busy. The other used to do this.
> > > I am not aware of changng anythng but now it only transmits
> > > voice id and time during a QSO (which it does normally).
> > > Otherwise silence! I have run both voice_id and speaktime
> > > from the command line and it seems to function normally
> > > with a delay before the prompt line comes back but nothing
> > > over the radio which does not go into transmit. No error
> > > messages. I have looked at the appropriate directories and
> > > to the best of my ability the scripts (I am not very good with
> > > Linux) and see no difference between the two nodes. Both
> > > nodes are functioning quite normally as far as IRLP
> > > connectivity etc, is concerned. Anybody help?
> > If you run "crontab -l" it should list what is in crontab. If you
> > run them from the command line and they don't produce the expected
> > results, the problem is probably not in the cron file. It will come
> > to troubleshooting "voice_id" and "speaktime" independently. I
> > (think I) have "voice_id" but I do have "speaktime" installed.
> > It makes use of "playwav" so you could test it and see if that
> > e.g.
> > cd /home/irlp/audio
> > key
> > playwav 0 1 2 3 4 5
> > unkey
> > The actual files are 0.ul, 1.ul etc. but leave the extension off.
> > for WAV files (it appears) as it would work for "timeout" but not
> > "timeout.wav" . Of course, if this still functions properly, you
> > have to continue the troubleshooting process.
> > Keith VE7GDH
> > Node 1148
> Thanks, Keith. 'playwav' runs normally and I can fix my problem by
> inserting -key -unkey commands in the speaktime or voice_id files.
> Problem is that if I am in QSO and the unkey command goes off, I am
> gone. I think there is a line somewhere that queries the COSSTATE
> file and exits if it finds a value. Problem is I have no idea if this
> is in playwav or what. Sorry about my ignorance.