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9992Re: [wsjtgroup] WSJT-X v0.95 r3243

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  • Joe Subich, W4TV
    Apr 29 7:13 PM
      Note, that should have said IC-746 instead of IC-756 although 756
      may apply as well.

      73,

      ... Joe, W4TV


      On 4/29/2013 8:52 PM, Joe Subich, W4TV wrote:
      >
      > There appear to be two issues with IC706mkIIg (and IC-756) and
      > lockup/crash:
      >
      > 1) - this will probably apply to *all* Icom rigs - CI-V Transceive
      > must be turned off in the Icom menu. This will generate the
      > "Runtime Error!" - This application has requested the Runtime to
      > terminate it in an unusual way" crash.
      >
      > Most likely cause is that hamlib is receiving (or passing on)
      > garbage due to data collisions on the CIV bus (polling at the
      > same time as the automatic update).
      >
      > 2) I suspect this also applies to all rigs ... if WSJT-x misses
      > the response to a poll it will hang forever. I see this
      > with the K3 on band change but also on the IC-706mkIIg if the
      > rig is turned off or the CAT cable unplugged even briefly
      > (more than 1 or 2 seconds).
      >
      > This "hang" is represented by the Windows "wait" Icon and the
      > "(Not responding) in the title bar if one clicks on WSJT-X
      > while the wait Icon is visible.
      >
      > Both (corrupted and missing data) issues may be applicable to other
      > rigs but I have not attempted to check the FT-1000MP or FT-2000/5000
      > drivers.
      >
      > The errors are consistent on Windows 8 Home Premium and Windows 7
      > Professional.
      >
      > 73,
      >
      > ... Joe, W4TV
      >
      >
      > On 4/29/2013 4:59 PM, Colin XSD wrote:
      >> Pretty much the same here, I cannot get it to ork with CAT enabled (with
      >> ICOM IC-706 MkII) at all.
      >>
      >> I thought I had got it working by manually setting the Rig to the
      >> Frequency the software was set to but when i tried changing band it did
      >> not change the Rig. It appeared to have turned off CAT itself, turning
      >> CAT back on with the software on a different frequency to the Rig just
      >> locks it up every time.
      >>
      >>
      >> 73,
      >> Colin
      >> M0XSD.
      >>
      >> On 29/04/2013 20:38, Joe Subich, W4TV 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.
      >>>
      >>> 73,
      >>>
      >>> ... Joe, W4TV
      >>>
      >>> On 4/29/2013 3:14 PM, Joe Taylor wrote:
      >>>> To: Users of WSJT-X
      >>>> From: Joe Taylor, K1JT, for the WSJT development team
      >>>>
      >>>> We invite you to download and use the latest revision of WSJT-X:
      >>> Version
      >>>> 0.95, SVN revision 3243. Changes from the previous release are
      >>>> summarized in the ChangeLog, posted at
      >>>>
      >>>> http://physics.princeton.edu/pulsar/K1JT/wsjtx_changelog.txt
      >>>>
      >>>> We consider something close to r3243 to be a candidate for release as
      >>>> "Version 1.0" of WSJT-X -- probably within a week or two. With this in
      >>>> mind, please exercise this revision thoroughly and report any bugs or
      >>>> important feature requests to us as soon as possible!
      >>>>
      >>>> We draw your particular attention to the new WSJT-X User's Guide,
      >>> posted at
      >>>> http://physics.princeton.edu/pulsar/K1JT/WSJT-X_Users_Guide.pdf . We
      >>>> are also very much interested in your comments on this Guide. What is
      >>>> unclear? What is missing? We will continue to update and add to this
      >>>> guide, as time is available.
      >>>>
      >>>> Please join me in sending special thanks to development team members
      >>>> PY2SDR, VK4BDJ, AC6SL, and AF5X -- each of whom has made recent
      >>>> important contributions to the design, code, documentation, or
      >>>> reliability of WSJT-X.
      >>>>
      >>>> With best wishes,
      >>>>
      >>>> -- 73, Joe, K1JT
      >>>> For the WSJT development team
      >>>>
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