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locked Re: #BugReport #IssueReport

Bill Somerville
 

On 04/02/2021 16:25, David Ackrill wrote:

I've used the hastag "BugReport" as there didn't seem to be anything else that would cover this.

Using Q65 today someone, on one of the KST Chat rooms, mentioned that it was taking a long time from the end of a reception period before the decoded message appeared in the left-hand 'message' window on his set up.

I put a stopwatch on it, on my set up, and found the following delay from when the blue "Decoding" button came on until when the display put the previous RX period results up.

Q65-15A = 7 seconds, 15B = 6 seconds and C = 5 seconds. Q65-30A = 7 seconds, B = 7.5 seconds and C = 6 seconds.  The 'decoding' button does come up before the end of the RX period, of course, but the decoded message still took between 3 and 5 seconds to appear after the end of the RX period.  The other guy on the forum was reporting the decode not coming up until nearly the end of the transmit period on his set up at times, I have tried to be careful not to load up a lot of 'stuff' onto this 'new' (refurbished) machine so as not to slow it up too much.

I also noticed that, at times, the blue 'decoding' button stayed on well into the next period, but I couldn't say why, or whether that was supposed to happen, so I've ignored it at the moment.

Has anyone else noticed a significant delay in decoding on Q65?

Cheers - Dave (G0DJA)
Dave,

that decoding takes many millions of CPU cycles, it cannot be instant. There will surely be some optimizations that speed things up but this is just the first release candidate and there are still some rough edges. Use a narrower FTol once you know where your QSO partners are and decoding will be much faster. If you are on a sked then check the "Settings->General->Single decode" option to save the decoder having to look for signals outside of the FTol frequency window.

73
Bill
G4WJS.


locked #BugReport #IssueReport

David Ackrill
 

I've used the hastag "BugReport" as there didn't seem to be anything else that would cover this.

Using Q65 today someone, on one of the KST Chat rooms, mentioned that it was taking a long time from the end of a reception period before the decoded message appeared in the left-hand 'message' window on his set up.

I put a stopwatch on it, on my set up, and found the following delay from when the blue "Decoding" button came on until when the display put the previous RX period results up.

Q65-15A = 7 seconds, 15B = 6 seconds and C = 5 seconds.  Q65-30A = 7 seconds, B = 7.5 seconds and C = 6 seconds.  The 'decoding' button does come up before the end of the RX period, of course, but the decoded message still took between 3 and 5 seconds to appear after the end of the RX period.  The other guy on the forum was reporting the decode not coming up until nearly the end of the transmit period on his set up at times, I have tried to be careful not to load up a lot of 'stuff' onto this 'new' (refurbished) machine so as not to slow it up too much.

I also noticed that, at times, the blue 'decoding' button stayed on well into the next period, but I couldn't say why, or whether that was supposed to happen, so I've ignored it at the moment.

Has anyone else noticed a significant delay in decoding on Q65?

Cheers - Dave (G0DJA)


locked Re: WSJT-X 2.4.0 RC1 ceash MacOS #IssueReport

Bill Somerville
 

On 04/02/2021 14:42, alex wrote:
I just installed 2.4.0 RC1 next to 2.3.0 on MacOS Big Sur
The previous version runs OK, but the RC crashes after about 1 minute of monitoring FT8.
During the first period all stations are decoded correctly, the second period WSJT-X crashes.
This occurs also if the settings page is open.

73's de PE1EVX, Alex
Hi Alex,

see this post from the wsjt-devel Source Forge list:

https://sourceforge.net/p/wsjt/mailman/message/37212133/

73
Bill
G4WJS.


locked Re: Multiple Instances of WSJTX .. #FT8 #WSJTX_config

Bill Somerville
 

On 04/02/2021 14:13, Dave H wrote:

Hi Bill,

Many Thanks...

Another Q.? I assume I will therefore need a UDP Port Nos# per instance.

73 Dave G8LIY
Hi Dave,

that is not necessary when using multicast IP, but some servers, notably JTAlert, do not handle multicast quite right and require each WSJT-X instance to send to a different service port :(

73
Bill
G4WJS.


locked Re: #bugreport #IssueReport

Mike Lavelle K6ML
 

I get the exact same error running 2.4.0-rc1-win64 at the end of first JT4 decode period.

Does not happen in Q65/FT8/FT4 modes, will try some others


locked Re: Is this supposed to happen? #FoxAndHound #IssueReport

Tony Collett
 

Thanks Bill (& Dave)

I realised this was expected behaviour, as you say 3 periods then moved into what I called "no mans land" .
Good to know that if propagation or QRM allowed it would probably have completed even though I successfully chose to start fresh above 1000Hz.

What I didn't expect was that there appeared to be no time out on my subsequent transmissions while I was sending the report. - For the record how long would I have continued to transmit his report - is this set by the usual Tx timer that is set for "normal" FT8 mode or would it have continued forever until I decided to give up?

Thanks
Tony G4NBS


locked Re: #install - WSJT-X 2.3.0 Annoyance #install

w5ec
 

What was the idea behind the box?


locked WSJT-X 2.4.0 RC1 ceash MacOS #IssueReport

alex
 

I just installed 2.4.0 RC1 next to 2.3.0 on MacOS Big Sur
The previous version runs OK, but the RC crashes after about 1 minute of monitoring FT8.
During the first period all stations are decoded correctly, the second period WSJT-X crashes.
This occurs also if the settings page is open.

73's de PE1EVX, Alex


locked Re: Multiple Instances of WSJTX .. #FT8 #WSJTX_config

Dave H
 

Hi Karza,

Thanks.. 73 Dave G8LIY


locked Re: Multiple Instances of WSJTX .. #FT8 #WSJTX_config

Dave H
 

Hi Amos..

Thanks... I plan to use.? GRIDTRACKER if I can

73 Dave G8LIY


locked Re: Multiple Instances of WSJTX .. #FT8 #WSJTX_config

Dave H
 

Hi Bill,

Many Thanks...

Another Q.? I assume I will therefore need a UDP Port Nos# per instance.

73 Dave G8LIY


locked Re: #install - WSJT-X 2.3.0 Annoyance #install

Bob K4RCG
 

HIHIHI I find the freq box handy! :-)  I have a few FST4W skeds with DX stations and we use the freq to help ID traces of the participating stations if operating "random".  I don't know how to turn it off, but it is easier when using FST4W than "hovering" over the traces to ID the Hz.

73 de Bob
K4RCG

On Thu, Feb 4, 2021 at 1:40 PM Jon Ermels via groups.io <n0igu=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:
Amen

73 de NØIGU Jon


On Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 10:01:52 AM CST, Nathern Priddy via groups.io <nbpriddy=aol.com@groups.io> wrote:


I just downloaded and installed WSJT-X 2.3.0.  In this version, there is a little box on the waterfall that follows the cursor showing the frequency that the cursor is at.  I find this to be a distraction and an annoyance. 

I've searched for a way to turn the box off, but no success.  Is there a way to turn this box off?

Barry Priddy - K5VIP/KG4BP







locked Re: Is this supposed to happen? #FoxAndHound #IssueReport

John, K9MM
 

From: Tony Collett
Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 16:06:01 PST
Hi Group
I had an intriguing experience yesterday calling a Fox on 30m
When my call was selected my Tx was correctly moved to the Fox frequency but he was not seeing my report so he kept sending his report to me while I responded with his report for 3 periods.
On the 4th period he dropped my call and went on to work a different station - my first failure to work an F&H QSO !
What I didn't expect was that my transmitter was moved off the Fox frequency to a different one (but still below 1000Hz) and WSJT kept sending my report to the Fox. It continued to do this for some time and the timer didn't come into operation which it does when you are just calling the Fox.
I had this same experience with 4U1UN on 30M. After sending my transmission several times at about +750, the QSO completed.

I noted that while many of the stations calling were loud, they were frequently receiving reports lower than -15. Possibly he has high noise levels or a receiver problem?

I had observed this same F/H behavior with 4U1UN a few days earlier on 40M, but didn't manage to work him that time.

73,

John, K9MM


locked Re: Is this supposed to happen? #FoxAndHound #IssueReport

Bill Somerville
 

On 04/02/2021 02:42, David Piersall wrote:
You've given a very good description of how Dxpedition mode works. Three strikes and you're out, as we say in the US.
If the Fox doesn't complete with you, you get kicked into the weeds where you won't bother him any more. Immediately go back above 1000 and start over. I've certainly been there and done that.

Dave, N6ORB
Dave,

"kicked into the weeds" is not what is happening here. If you can't complete with the Fox in a couple of overs WSJT-X will shift you up a couple of hundred Hertz to allow stations with better propagation to be worked, but the Fox is still able to decode your signal and reply. Admittedly after a couple of minutes your best strategy is to move up above 1000 Hz and call again when you hear the Fox. If you are just waiting for an RR73 from the Fox then persevere a bit longer as the Fox will keep replying to R+report messages even if they have already logged the QSO.

73
Bill
G4WJS.


locked #BugReport Wsjt-x 2.3.0 and Ubuntu 20.4 + K3s #IssueReport

Nando Pellegrini
 

I am reporting a problem trying to use WSJT-x and the above configuration
I started with release 1.1 and it was working perfectly, release 2.2 and 2.3 are giving the same results: no tone output to tranceiver via the USB connection.
The input is instead working , i am not using the CAT (none as transceiver in the configuration).
Let me add also an inconvenient in selection the audio devices to be chosen, the USB device list which is very long and where is impossible to understand what is the desired device without a correspondence with the Linux system naming. What i did (but not the best solution) i have been addressing the USB audio input and output as default device to the system and selecting default as audio device in the wsjt configuration. Doing it i am able to receive but not to send while i am able to send from the system a .wav file addressing the K3s which means a working physical connection.
The mode i am using is JT65, it would be nice to have it working and avoid to be forced to remove the default on board audio from the Linux configuration while using WSJT.
Thanks for the attention , i1ndp nando


locked Re: Call sign not being recognized as work before question #FT8 #logging

Bill Somerville
 

On 04/02/2021 02:38, Pat via groups.io wrote:
Hi Bill
2.2.2
Hi Pat,

please upgrade to v2.3.0.

73
Bill
G4WJS.


locked #BugReport #IssueReport

alex
 

Hi,

I just installed WSJT-X 2.4.0 RC1 on a RasPi over 2.2.0. Now I have an error on starting WSJT-X.
It says : locale::facet::_S_create_c_locale name not valid

73's de PE1EVX, Alex


locked #bugreport #IssueReport

Dave Crook
 


Just loaded 2.4.0 rc1 and was monitoring jt4d and jt4F, both crashed with error  EXIT CODE 2, and the following detail::

reinstall v2.3.0 and all ok.

Running: C:\WSJT\wsjtx\bin\jt9 -s WSJT-X -w 1 -m 3 -e C:\WSJT\wsjtx\bin -a C:\Users\Dave\AppData\Local\WSJT-X -t C:\Users\Dave\AppData\Local\Temp\WSJT-X

At line 13 of file C:\Users\bill\src\k1jt\wsjtx\lib\pctile.f90

Fortran runtime error: Index '-26' of dimension 1 of array 'tmp' below lower bound of 1


Error termination. Backtrace:


Could not print backtrace: libbacktrace could not find executable to open

#0 0xffffffff

#1 0xffffffff

#2 0xffffffff

#3 0xffffffff

#4 0xffffffff

#5 0xffffffff

#6 0xffffffff

#7 0xffffffff

#8 0xffffffff

#9 0xffffffff

#10 0xffffffff

#11 0xffffffff

#12 0xffffffff

#13 0xffffffff

#14 0xffffffff

#15 0xffffffff

  73 Dave ZL2MQ


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locked Re: #Install #BugReport #WSJTX_config WSJT-X not working after 2.3.0 install #install #IssueReport #WSJTX_config

Reino Talarmo
 

Hi Jim,

With earlier versions v1.8.0 or so I had quite often restart also PC in that kind of situations. Also rig needed to be powered up before starting wsjt-x.
Just a wild guess could there be some interaction between automatic rig power on? Which rig you are using and how it is connected to PC?

73, Reino OH3mA

 

From: main@WSJTX.groups.io [mailto:main@WSJTX.groups.io] On Behalf Of Jim Pruitt
Sent: 4. helmikuuta 2021 2:55
To: main@WSJTX.groups.io
Subject: Re: [WSJTX] #Install #BugReport #WSJTX_config WSJT-X not working after 2.3.0 install

 

That (plug in USB dongle or the onboard sound card) does not even show up!  The ONLY inputs and outputs listed is my Microsoft USB boom headphone/mic.  No other options appear now.  And I was not using the computer sound card I was using a plug in usb dongle!  I am using a plug in usb dongle soundcard and it was working but no longer an option so exactly what do I do since no sound card now shows up to pick from?

Thank you.

Jim Pruitt
WA7DUY

On 2/3/2021 3:07 PM, Bill Somerville wrote:

On 03/02/2021 21:34, Jim Pruitt wrote:

I was decoding using WSJT-X 2.2.2 (64 bit) and today I installed the newest 2.3.0 (64 bit)  When I did WSJTX stopped working.  The waterfall is totally blank (not a single signal showing up despite LOTS of activity on the frequency.  Looking at the configuration had the Audio Soundcard input first as Default device Not found and then it showed it as blank and now it is back to not found. The USB sound card dongle was working with 2.2.2 but is not even seen by 2.3.0 and the dongle is flashing with the audio input.  How do I get it working?  Or should I just re install 2.2.2?

Thank you.

Jim Pruitt
WA7DUY

Hi Jim,

to try and dissuade users from using the same sound card for WSJT-X and for operating system or other application audio, we no longer offer the default sound card as an option. You must select the sound card that is connected to your rig.

73
Bill
G4WJS.



 
 
 

 


locked Re: Call sign not being recognized as work before question #FT8 #logging

Pat
 

here is his adif file in my wsjt log

<call:4>K4YT <gridsquare:4>FM19 <mode:3>FT8 <rst_sent:3>-10 <rst_rcvd:3>-16 <qso_date:8>20200906 <time_on:6>085345 <qso_date_off:8>20200906 <time_off:6>085615 <band:3>80m <freq:8>3.573911 <station_callsign:5>N7UVH <my_gridsquare:6>DN17NR <comment:25>FT8  Sent: -10  Rcvd: -16 <eor>
<call:6>VK2AMA <gridsquare:4>QF54 <mode:3>FT8 <rst_sent:3>-11 <rst_rcvd:3>-10 <qso_date:8>20200906 <time_on:6>122615 <qso_date_off:8>20200906 <time_off:6>122715 <band:3>80m <freq:8>3.573911 <station_callsign:5>N7UVH <my_gridsquare:6>DN17NR <comment:25>FT8  Sent: -11  Rcvd: -10 <eor>

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