Locked Re: New to me computer set up today

George J Molnar, KF2T

Make sure your PC sound card is the system default, NOT the Signalink. Also ensure only your digital mode software is set to use the Signalink. Other apps may be set incorrectly.

Run a PTT line and avoid VOX. You’ll be glad you did.

George J Molnar
Arlington, Virginia 

On Jan 16, 2020, at 8:10 AM, D Lawson via Groups.Io <dlee58@...> wrote:

I am using a Signalink, that is what is so puzzling.



On Thursday, January 16, 2020, 04:59:51 AM CST, <groups@...> wrote:

It is also better not to use VOX on the rig but control the Tx from WSJTX.

On 16/01/2020 10:27, Joe wrote:
> This is why it is better for some people to use a separate sound card
> device like a Signalink to operate digital modes, especially for people
> who use their computer for many other uses. We all have probably heard
> music, Windows sounds, voices, etc on the ham bands. Using a separate
> sound device can minimize or eliminate this from happening. It also
> simplifies audio settings for digital modes, as you can usually "set it
> and forget it".
> Joe
> On 1/15/2020 6:25 PM, D Lawson via Groups.Io wrote:
>>  HOWEVER... when I tried to play a YouTube video to see why my WSJT
>> contacts were not appearing in my Ham Radio Deluxe log  everything
>> went crazy.  It seems like is was trying to transmit and I panicked.
>> I guess if I want to watch a video I better disable WSJT.

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