Re: New to DRAWS - what order to troubleshoot installation/setup? #draws #gps #ft817 #ft-817 #draws-manager
on the "Third Boot" stage , it states:You are not providing any information about which HF or VHF/UHF
radio on the FT817 you are using.
Assuming you want packet on your VHF/UHF radio working, like any TNC
or sound card you need to set the FM deviation properly.
There is a section on how to set your deviation here:
You can run run draws-manager to help set that up.
Or you can set ALSA settings with the alsamixer program
Or you can run the setalsa-ft817.sh script
Need help with: Do need the radio connect with control cable andNo but the DRAWS hat needs to be installed. The left mDin6 connector is
direwolf port 0.
I can't figure out if I am supposed to try to get draws_manager to runThis was brought up in the forums last week:
# To install the latest version of draws-manager
I had it running in the past, but can't get it to run now and I readThat was fixed about 6 months ago
So, do I need it?It is a nice tool to use.
Are there ways to change the same values without the web interfacealsamixer
just run the script.
Do I need GPS working up-front?Not sure what you mean. gpsd is already running on the NWDR image.
If you want to verify the gps follow the examples under Check GPS
I suspect DRAWS doesn't see the antenna.It helps to put your antenna close to a window.
Do I focus on getting draws_manager to run or get the gps to report data?The "Getting Started Guide" found in the wiki is the step-by-step guide
you want to use. There are a number of links in that guide for other
documentation for example under '3. Third boot' there is a link for
verifying your installation.
Be aware that you will probably need different alsa settings for the HF
radio FT817 and the vhf/uhf radio. Search the forum for your radio for
If I remember correctly I had to remove pin 6 on the mDin6 connector to
get audio working on the FT-817. This was discussed on the forum here: