CW with IC-7300

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zp4kfx
CW with IC-7300

Hi,
The IC-7300 and similar new radios can transmit CW just sending to them ASCII characters via the
USB connection.

I made a simple program in GAMBAS3 for transmitting CW in this way, without needing cwdaemon.

If interested you developers might add this way of sending CW in CQRLog.

The source package is at:

https://cloud5.tcpsas.com/index.php/s/PxIT0kU9KABd9C8

Best 73
Pino ZP4KFX

oh1kh
CW with IC-7300

Hi!

Just set: preferences/CW interface/interfaces type: Hamlib
Then close preferences with OK
Next use: NewQSo/File/Reload CW interface

And the your 7300 send cw from cqrlog macros and NewQSO/Window/CQ type (use "word mode" there).
Thats all.
Connect your paddle to 7300 rear 6.3mm plug and you have manual keying.
When you change speed at cqrlog it changes in rig.

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Saku
OH1KH

zp4kfx
CW with IC-7300

TU for answer ...it works here ... I notice that only = (BT) is implemented....
it would be nice to have also:
* AR
< SK
( KN
! SN
& AS
> BK

best 73
Pino ZP4KFX

oh1kh
CW with IC-7300

Hi !
Next version, or if you compile from Petr's GitHub source it is included, Also my test binary have this.

Versions (001) and (002) should be able to implement those in CW macros already, but not in CW type.

For sending SK from macro text write ^SK. For IC7300 the "hat" (^) char joins next 2 characters together. This is passed in macros, but as said 2.3.0(001) and (002) filters the "hat" away in CW type.

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Saku
OH1KH

NK8O
CQRlog macors

Is it possible to pass rig control macros through CQRlog? There are boatloads of control macros for the KX2/KX3/K3, including changing power levels and/or powering down the radio. Maybe the facility is there and I have missed it, but it was nice to be able to send the command PS0; #PS0; and shut down my entire station all at once, or to chose the power level, PO5; PO10; etc. Certainly not a deal breaker but something that was included in my Mac logging program (RUMlogNG). I am moving away from the Mac to Linux because i suspect there will be a huge OS shakeup in the near future.

73,

Charles - NK8O/VE3ISD/5H3DX

Charles
NK8O
VE3ISD

oh1kh
CQRlog macors

HI Charles!

There is PWR On/OFF/StBy button set in TRXcontrol. (TRXControl/Preferences/show power buttons)
It uses standard rigctld commands so it should work, try it.

Also there are start.sh and stop.sh scripts (in ~./config/cqrlog) that cqrlog seeks and executes (if found) at program start and stop. With them and net cat (nc, sometimes called ncat) you can make scrpts that send rigctld commands to rig.
Rigctld has also "raw" command for cases that certain function is not supported by rigctld native command set. With that you can send any command that rig supports.

Unfortunately there are no user defined buttons for rig control macros. Maybe adding a set of 3 below power buttons to TRXcontrol would be a good idea.
Have to keep it in mind for dark, cold winter days.

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Saku
OH1KH

NK8O
CQRlog macros

Well the power buttons work like a charm to turn off the radio, but not the PX3 panadapter. There is no way to turn on the KX3 remotely but it should work on a K3(S). Still, it's one more bit of control I have from the computer. Now that I have solved the USB-C hotplug issues, this is turning out to be exactly what I had hoped it would. Now if I can solve the problem of compiling TQSL for Xubuntu 20.04, I can transfer everything to CQRlog and leave OS X behind.

Charles
NK8O
VE3ISD