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Re: Up and running on RXTX, wanting to run straight-key

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  • wfahle
    Ok thanks. I think I need to download the source for HDSDR and get to work. I ll post any progress made here.
    Message 1 of 4 , Nov 7, 2012
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      Ok thanks. I think I need to download the source for HDSDR and get to work. I'll post any progress made here.

      --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com, "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.
      > >
      >
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