2098AW: [V4Protocol] Re: V4Chat v0.6.1.0 and Icom IC-736
- Sep 22, 2011Hello rick
Icom 765 works fine with v4 ... changing qrg and readout in waterfall is
working without problems (after I found out how to get it working)
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: V4Protocol@yahoogroups.com [mailto:V4Protocol@yahoogroups.com] Im
> Auftrag von Rick Muething
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 22. September 2011 14:16
> An: V4Protocol@yahoogroups.com
> Betreff: Re: [V4Protocol] Re: V4Chat v0.6.1.0 and Icom IC-736
> There is a problem using third party rig interfacing programs. In ARQ
> mode it is ESSENTIAL you accurately control the PTT Application and
> release as those are critical timing parameters in an ARQ protocol. When
> you go through our rely on a third party program you no longer have any
> control over that some early tests with these kinds of programs and rig
> interface indicated a wide variance of timing. That might not be an issue
> when you are using the control to just set the frequency but when using
> PTT control (sent through the same serial port in some cases so it cant
> be shared with other applications) variations of even 20 to 50 ms can be a
> serious problem. We have looked at this in the past with WINMOR and found
> the only reliable thing was to keep control of the serial interface.
> Its a shame some of the radio manufacturers have such sloppy control of
> format and documentation but that is what it is. I will get to the
> Yaesus in time trying to make sure I get the more popular models first.
> Rick KN6KB
> From: ham <mailto:ve3fwf@...>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 11:19 PM
> To: V4Protocol@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [V4Protocol] Re: V4Chat v0.6.1.0 and Icom IC-736
> Perhaps having V4 interface with Commander might be an easier approach?
> Supporting all these different radio types is a *big* undertaking (lots of
> time required to fix all these issues which already have been resolved).
> 73, Bernie
> --- In mailto:V4Protocol%40yahoogroups.com, "Rick Muething"
> <rmuething@...> wrote:
> > Peter,
> > Well the 735 gas been reported to work with Readback on 0.6.1.0 but that
> is a different radio. If the frequency sets correctly you have the correct
> address, baud rate etc. The only thing I can do is to add additional
> verbose logging to capture what (if anything) the 736 sends back in
> response to the command for request for frequency. If you can capture that
> some way It would help a lot.
> > The set frequency only now operates on a CHANGE in the index (line) in
> the mini log. I can probably make it also work on just a click to the line
> even if no change. Iâll put that on the list.
> > Rick KN6KB
> > From: paknight1951
> > Sent: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 8:56 AM
> > To: mailto:V4Protocol%40yahoogroups.com
> > Subject: [V4Protocol] V4Chat v0.6.1.0 and Icom IC-736
> > Rick,
> > Icom IC-736 ("Early" Icom)
> > CIV Control Address Hex 40 9600Bd
> > USB to RS232 Converter COM4
> > RS232 CAT Controller powered via DTR
> > Separate PTT TX Line using RTS
> > Feedback:
> > Still no frequency read-back from IC-736.
> > Another small point, which isn't a real problem: Click on entry in Mini-
> Log and Transceiver goes off to frequency correctly. Re-tune radio and
> click on the same entry again to revert back to frequency stored there and
> Transceiver doesn't tune. I have to click on another Log entry and then
> click back to original entry to get Transciever back to that stored entry.
> > 73
> > Peter G6EPN
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