Re: using the signalink with IC-7000 #signalink #Icom


heath calhoun - kb5vai <hcalhoun@...>
 

up yours.  





-------- Original message --------
From: Bill Somerville <g4wjs@...>
Date: 8/12/21 03:38 (GMT-06:00)
To: main@WSJTX.groups.io
Subject: Re: [WSJTX] using the signalink with IC-7000 #Icom #signalink

Heath,

clearly you have no understanding of how the SignaLink USB interface
works. I suggest you do some research before offering advice!

73
Bill
G4WJS.

On 12/08/2021 09:35, heath calhoun - kb5vai wrote:
> thats the drawback to signalink.
> vox picks up so much sound that can be heard in backgroun.
> better yet a icom civ cable that radio supports.
>
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> -------- Original message --------
> From: Bill Somerville <g4wjs@...>
> Date: 8/12/21 03:22 (GMT-06:00)
> To: main@WSJTX.groups.io
> Subject: Re: [WSJTX] using the signalink with IC-7000 #Icom #signalink
>
> Heath,
>
> I think you have misunderstood my reply to Geoff. I said set VOX as the
> PTT Method in WSJT-X, this is the correct setting for using a SignaLink
> USB with any rig if there is no CAT control available.
>
> 73
> Bill
> G4WJS.
>
> On 12/08/2021 09:20, heath calhoun - kb5vai wrote:
> > DO NOT USE VOX.
> > ic700 has a data port. need to use it.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > -------- Original message --------
> > From: Bill Somerville <g4wjs@...>
> > Date: 8/12/21 02:52 (GMT-06:00)
> > To: main@WSJTX.groups.io
> > Subject: Re: [WSJTX] using the signalink with IC-7000 #Icom #signalink
> >
> > On 12/08/2021 07:34, VK3SQ - Geoff wrote:
> > > Greeting, I'm a newby using the FT-8 mode. Looking for any advice
> > > about setting up a IC-7000 with the signalink interface.
> > > Many thanks in advance.
> > >
> > > 73 de Geoff vk3sq
> >
> > Hi Geoff,
> >
> > you don't tell us about any error messages, so what is not working?
> >
> > The usual problem with first time SignaLink USB users is they do not
> > realize that this interface is not a CAT interface, it just connects
> > audio between rig and PC as well as generating a hardwired PT when Tx
> > audio is detected. In WSJT-X you need the default radio settings
> > "Settings->Radio->Rig->None" and "Settings->Radio->PTT Method->VOX".
> >
> > If you want CAT control, which is desirable, then you need a second
> > connection to the rig with a CI-V CAT interface.
> >
> > 73
> > Bill
> > G4WJS.


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