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Re: [N1MM] Re: PW-1 Is there a way to connect CAT port that will have PW-1 track xcvr in use?

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  • John Bednar
    You are mistaken if you think a collision free CI-V system is possible. John, K3CT
    Message 1 of 4 , Sep 28, 2010
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      You are mistaken if you think a collision free CI-V system is possible.

      John, K3CT


      Sep 28, 2010 08:13:58 PM, N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com wrote:

      >Turning off the Transceive feature in the Icom rig will not eliminate the problem
      >of collisions potentially confusing the PW-1. N1MM polls the rig frequently enough
      >that data collsions won't be an issue for it but if the polling command from
      >N1MM overlaps the rigs reply to the PW-1's polling command in such a way that
      >the PW-1 reads the data as a valid, but wrong frequency, bad things can happen to
      >the PW-1. Granted the likelihood of it happening is probably remote but I would
      >not want to take the chance of damaging my PW-1 considering the cost to ship it
      >and repair.
      >
      >--- In N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com, "John, K3CT" wrote:
      >>
      >> Doug,
      >>
      >> I can't comment on DX Lab but N1MM Logger is coded to handle the CI-V
      >> collisions. N1MM Logger will respond quickly (likely less than 250ms) and
      >> resend the command. The N1MM Logger frequency polling rate roughly
      >> 20 times faster than required by the PW-1.
      >>
      >> Per the manual, I would disable the Icom Transceive function so the Bandmap
      >> updates while you turn the VFO. I also recommend that Icom users set the
      >> baud rate to maximum, 19200.
      >>
      >> If the amplifier doesn't receive the frequency and times out, I don't
      >see
      >> why it can't send the frequency polling command.
      >>
      >> Have you tried the PW-1 operation with N1MM Logger and found an issue?
      >> I don't remember any user ever reporting one.
      >>
      >> John, K3CT
      >>
      >> ----- Original Message -----
      >> From: "w7zz.doug"
      >> To: <N1MMLogger@yahoogroups.com>
      >> Sent: Sunday, September 26, 2010 11:28 PM
      >> Subject: [N1MM] PW-1 Is there a way to connect CAT port that will have
      >PW-1
      >> track xcvr in use?
      >>
      >>
      >> > Does anybody know how to configure an Icom PW-1 for use with N1MM
      >with the
      >> > Icom exciter set to Transceive OFF? If you use a splitter, the PW-1
      >may
      >> > conflict with the CIV messages going back/forth from/to the rig and
      >
      >> > computer. DX Lab Suite has a Secondary CAT controller port that passes
      >
      >> > through the frequency data from the exciter to a dedicated port that
      >fools
      >> > the PW1 into thinking it's being controlled by the rig rather
      >than the
      >> > computer. Can this be done with N1MM? Any other ideas? I'd
      >like to use
      >> > my PW1 with my second rig in SO2R while using a tube legal limit amp
      >with
      >> > the "run" radio so the PW1 would probably be skipping around
      >in frequency
      >> > so not having to change bands manually would be nice.
      >> > 73 Doug W7ZZ
      >> >
      >> >
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