* On 2019 23 Nov 08:26 -0600, Drew Arnett wrote: > Portable is good. So I'd ask if hamlib found it possible to support > speed changes.
Yes. It is done through the set/get_level functions in rigctl with the KEYSPD token: $ rigctl -m 229 -r /dev/rig Rig command: l Level: KEYSPD Level Value: 22 Rig command: L Level: KEYSPD Level Value: 18 Rig command: l KEYSPD Level Value: 18 Rig command: b N0NB Rig command: L KEYSPD 22 Rig command: b N0NB Rig command: l Level: KEYSPD Level Value: 22 Rig command: Works on my K3. > KX3 is only 3 wire serial CAT interface, so no RTS/DTR style keying > possible. In that case, I suppose a Y cable could be fabricated that > fans out RTS/DTR to a separate key plug. That's a bit tidier perhaps. > > Another difference between rigs. Some have a jack for paddles and a > jack for key. KX3 doesn't, so I like using the external WinKeyer box > to let logging software and paddles key the rig. Using the WinKeyer > box means I'll have a common solution regardless of which rig I end up > using. (Operating at home, operating at someone else's station, FD > and other situations where the gear is an assortment from all the > participants, etc.) This is one of those "wishlist" items that understandably will not work with every radio. For those it does, it can be quite useful. > Another bonus using a WinKer (or equivalent) is that the paddle input > then pauses any sending, too. However, recently during contests, I've > been better about using CTRL-K to do fills instead of reaching for the > paddles. I'm still too green to know which method of keying for fills > I will ultimately end up preferring. All of these approaches have tradeoffs, no surprise there. Everyone has their preferred approach. 73, Nate -- "The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears this is true." Web: https://www.n0nb.us Projects: https://github.com/N0NB GPG fingerprint: 82D6 4F6B 0E67 CD41 F689 BBA6 FB2C 5130 D55A 8819
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