Locked Re: Halt TX doesn't always work. #WSJTX_config

Gary - AC6EG <gdefeyter@...>

On Sat, Nov 18, 2017 at 11:33 am, Michael Black wrote:
There's a difference.  Clicking Enable to disable while transmitting continues transmitting....indicating you don't want to transmit next cycle.  Halt stops the transmission likely indicating "oops...didn't mean to do that".
de Mike W9MDB
Thanks for that explanation, Mike.  I'd forgotten the Enable TX button worked that way.  Also emphasizes the need for a Halt TX button that works reliably. The oops could be that you've changed bands but forgot to change antennas.  I've used it mostly to stop TX when I see that a station I've been calling has answered another caller on a different frequency. The auto sequence feature won't stop my TX if that happens.  I'm not a big fan of this idea of everybody using split frequencies when operating digital modes.

Gary - AC6EG 

On Saturday, November 18, 2017, 1:27:44 PM CST, Gary - AC6EG <gdefeyter@...> wrote:
It happened to me several times yesterday but today I can't make it NOT work.  If I double click an entry or initiate a CQ and immediately click Halt TX, the rig stops transmitting as expected.  Maybe this only happens on Fridays!  It will probably happen again at some point in the future and I will try to be more precise in observing when this failure occurs. 

I'm curious as to why there even needs to be a Halt TX button.  Seems like clicking the Enable TX button while you are transmitting should stop any transmission, but it does not.  The red Enable TX button turns gray but the rig continues to xmit. 

Gary - AC6EG

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