Re: DRAWS + FT-891 + WSJT-X/FT8
Steve McGrane <temporarilyoffline@...>
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Did some more testing and here are my results. See below for an individual response to the very helpful suggestions that have come in so far.
I have not been able to get any messages out via FT8 on any setup today. We are in the middle of a pretty big snow storm. I am receiving fine, but can't get through the storm.
Something new I noticed is that on the linux+signalink setup I am hearing through the radio the FT8 transmit. On DRAWS I hear nothing. No changes to the radio in either situation.
I have the Data In menu setting setup for REAR instead of MIC. (JC mentions this in a future email as well)
John Hays' Notes:
Ambient Shack Noise = Noises that I make in the shack, knocking on the workbench, speaking loud enough , etc. This is coming from the handheld mic. Turns out the mic has always been "hot" even on the old config. Never noticed it as I never had a reason to before.
No shack noise when the mic is unplugged.
John Chablako's Notes:
Menu 08-09 is already set to REAR
I am using Input:
But in left setting per John Hays
Pin 6 is pulled. Once I get this working, I'll have no way to verify if this was the fix or not. I'm in the process of making up a cable for the Kenwood TM-281 to test out APRS from the Right MiniDIN port.
Thanks and looking forward to the next round of testing!
On Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 11:47 AM art upton via Groups.Io <email@example.com> wrote:
<Quoting:Corky Searls --- Steve, pulling pin 6 is a requirement for any Yaesu radio as the radio treats this as an input and will do nothing.>