Re: Up and running on RXTX, wanting to run straight-key
- Ok thanks. I think I need to download the source for HDSDR and get to work. I'll post any progress made here.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Alan" <alan4alan@...> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> Subject: [softrock40] Re: Up and running on RXTX, wanting to run straight-key
> > Well no one answered back this post either, is this thing on?
> I see lc_hdsdr replied to a HDSDR question recently but as you did not have HDSDR in the subject maybe it was missed. A direct email
> is encouraged on thir web page.
> I do not think CW is fully implemented, maybe I've missed something but it seems to me the only way so far is to connect your key
> across the Return key on the keyboard..
> I've seen a lot on other groups about CW with PSDR, I think there is a lot of information in the links and files section of the
> PSDR-IQ group.
> And I'm sure someone said serial port is best for low delays.
> 73 Alan G4ZFQ
> >Heh. I did figure out how to use the straight key in powersdr if anyone is interested. I am running 2.4.4 with the mod for homemade
> >sdr's, and I cut into a stereo mic cord and set it up so that the closed key shorts the very tip to the other end, and it seems to
> >respond in Powersdr as a dash in iambic mode, then when I uncheck iambic it works. Shorting the center to ground makes a dit in
> >iambic mode, but does nothing in unchecked mode. Still no reply to my CQ though, because I think my antenna is insufficient for
> >transmit. I was unable to reduce the SDR below infinite even with a tuner.