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Re: [linuxham] beam heading in fldigi

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  • w1hkj
    ... cool. You could probably also incorporate the code from geoid on the web site. Dave
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 3, 2007
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      Leigh L. Klotz, Jr. wrote:

      >I added a quick beam heading box to fldigi.
      >I don't understand the static layout algorithm in fl_digi.cxx but I
      >hacked it in anyway.
      >I made a new beamLoc parallel to the existing inpLog widget, and then
      >set it in QRZL_disp_result when the qrzgrid is known.
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      >For my test I piped to an external Python program I wrote. I didn't take
      >special care about the program pipe as it's not my intent to do it that
      >way. Incorporating Dave's code from geoid and making it read the control
      >operator QTH from the fldigi config would be the obvious way to go.
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      >Since I have a SteppIR with the 180 degree switch, I output both short
      >and long path.
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      >I didn't make it log the heading.
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      >Screenshot at http://wa5znu.org/2006/02/fldigi/beam.jpg
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      >Leigh/WA5ZNU
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      cool. You could probably also incorporate the code from geoid on the
      web site.

      Dave
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