The Elecraft K2 moves its IF around based on which band, which mode, and which filter you have selected from its front panel. Each of those variations adds a little complexity to its setup in WriteLog’s SDR wizard.
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The Elecraft K3 is a simple rig to setup in WriteLog’s SDR wizard.
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The SoftRock Lite II, available at http://fivedash.com, is inexpensive, and works well with WriteLog. Build one and connect it to your rig’s IF output, WriteLog can display a panadapter on its Band Maps.
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The funcubedongle, available at http://funcubedongle.com, is easy to setup and works well with WriteLog. Connect one to your rig’s IF output, WriteLog can display a panadapter on its Band Maps.
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The RTL-SDR dongle is available for under $30 US. Connect one to the IF on your rig, and WriteLog can display a panadapter on its Band Maps. Continue reading “Support for the RTL-SDR dongle”
The latest FlexRadio driver for Writelog, WlFlexDriver1221B.exe, has better synchronization with the radio on switching TX slices than previous driver versions. Continue reading “WlFlexDriver1221B posted”
The latest WriteLog rig driver for the FlexRadio-6000 series supports their SmartSDR 2.0. Earlier versions of the rig driver can read and control the FlexRadio frequency on SmartSDR 2, but cannot do DAX or DAX IQ. This release restores full functionality to the rig driver. I have obtained the lowest latency of any version of WriteLog and SmartSDR with these lateste versions, and on both transmit and receive streams.
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WriteLog’s FlexRadio driver is updated. It works will all WriteLog versions 11.27 and later.
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If you rig has an IF output on its back panel then you have almost everything you need for WriteLog to superimpose a waterfall display on its Band Map. There is no need to buy an expensive panadapter, and you get packet spots on the same display along with all the detailed customization like horizontal versus vertical orientation and selectable update rates and resolution. Continue reading “Inexpensive panadapter support for WriteLog’s Band Map”
While the underlying audio routing architecture in WriteLog has not changed since it was updated to use the Windows Core Audio APIs in Windows Vista, the dialogs and test procedures available in WriteLog have been improved since the blog post two years ago advising how to optimize WriteLog’s sound board setup. This discussion here is based on the updates in WriteLog version 12.18.
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