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.
Why does WriteLog display the Shared Mode sample rates in its Mixer Test panel?
From the WriteLog help file, there are these four entries, all in WRITELOG.INI the [WlSound] section that affect WriteLog’s behavior when copying a sound from one of its input devices to one of its outputs. Continue reading “Optimize a Sound Board Setup”
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As of Windows Vista, WriteLog had two very different schemes for supporting sound boards. As of version 11.24 there is a third. The pages in this blog are (almost) all about the third and most recently released scheme. The first two remain supported for legacy setups on Vista and later where all three Mixer setup modes can be accessed, but only the first is available on XP and earlier. Continue reading “Modes of Sound Board Support”
With WriteLog set up to use a separate sound device per radio, and also configured for the station microphone and operator headphones, it has all the station audio routed through the PC and available for processing. WriteLog acts as a sort of crossbar audio switch. Continue reading “WriteLog sound routing”
WriteLog version 11.24 introduces a configuration option to connect two radios to a single PC using a separate sound device for each. The original configuration option, connecting two radios to a single PC using the Left and Right channels of a single device, remains supported. Continue reading “Use a separate sound device per radio”