10000Re: WSJT-X v0.95 r3243
- Apr 30, 2013Similar findings here, also with a K3. It doesn't always crash, and it doesn't always set the mode to USB (the K3 rather annoyingly restores the last mode used on the new band overriding what the software does but I think that is sometimes working to my advantage.)
I suspect that reducing the polling frequency might eliminate some of the crashes, but the software needs to have an option (like other digimode s/w) to select USB or DATA and it needs to send the mode command *after* the band change followed by a 1 second pause to allow the band change to take effect.
--- In email@example.com, "Joe Subich, W4TV" <lists@...> wrote:
> CAT is completely FUBAR with a K3 operated in DATA (DATA A) mode.
> v0.95 r3243 insists on setting the transceiver to USB and crashes
> (runtime error) when the transceiver mode is reset. If it doesn't
> crash, the "red square" appears even though the frequency is correct.
> Note, CAT Polling is excessive - once every 30 seconds is more
> appropriate than once a second.
> Also, regarding the K3, polling for frequency within 250 ms of sending
> a command to change frequency is a bad idea. The K3 can and often does
> stop responding for in excess of 250 ms during band changes. When the
> K3 fails to respond during a band change v0.95 r3243 hangs, stops
> responding and eventually crashes.
> Lots of *serious* CAT issues in this version.
> ... Joe, W4TV
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