Re: uBITX Firmware (CEC) 0.30 released (Test version). #ubitx

matjaz <matjaz_zejn@...>

Thanks for fast ansver, it is working.
In next days try to conect to pc. if it working with n1mm.
And with mmvari. This program using for digital and for contest.
Use this interface
In contest working only 2 or 3 times.
I am too old for contest.
Best regards and 73 from Slovenia

From: Ian Lee
Sent: Sunday, February 04, 2018 2:48 PM
Subject: Re: [BITX20] uBITX Firmware (CEC) 0.30 released (Test version). #ubitx
Thanks for interresting.
I saw the schematic you attached. It seems to have only an encoder and a function key.
I do not test it, but I guess. so My guess might be wrong.
My guess is that the CW key is malfunctioning. The CW key (A6?)  must with pullup resistor.
If you connect any resistor around A6 and VCC, it will work normally.
(This is similar to the original source.)
And I released 0.34. The latest version adds more fun features.
2018-02-04 20:05 GMT+09:00 matjaz via Groups.Io <matjaz_zejn@...>:
hello Ian
I have problem too use software 0.27 for uBitx.
To load in arduino nano use Xloader and your hex file.
But when conect power , first have on display mesage about version and then
CW 7.15000.
Encoder dont work and all button nothing.
What i was made wrong.
The conection on indidds.  pdf file
best regards and 73
my call S56ZVD
From: Ian Lee
Sent: Friday, February 02, 2018 12:45 AM
Subject: Re: [BITX20] uBITX Firmware (CEC) 0.30 released (Test version). #ubitx
Thanks for your information.
i fixed you found bug now, and 1 more fixed. thanks again.
If you have any oddities, please email me anytime.
2018-02-02 8:27 GMT+09:00 K2ZSD - L. Ince <K2ZSD@...>:
Tested newest manager and observe display problem with CW speed after changing.  Using stand alone Nano loaded with newest code. Still awaiting my uBITX, soon I hope.
Larry, K2ZSD
Sent from my Verizon 4G LTE Droid
On Feb 1, 2018 5:01 PM, Ian Lee <kd8cec@...> wrote:
Thanks for your effort.
The Band frequency input of uBITX Manager is my mistake. I set the maximum input value too small.
I will fix it in the next version and upload it.
And I thought about two of them. The problem with step is to use 1 byte of eeprom.
In other words, when the maximum value is 255 and 500 is input, 500% is 256 = 254. I am thinking of a way to increase the value.
We will add an option to prevent the top line from appearing.
If you check the option, the call-out will appear as before.
I think you used uBITX Manager a lot. I think you have probably checked the Scroll display option.
The scroll display was created to show a lot of information in a small LCD of unmodified uBITX.
When other VFO frequency is scroll displayed, I am thinking of putting in the way of the previous call sign.
The next version will fix all issues.
2018-02-02 2:33 GMT+09:00 David S via Groups.Io <dcsuk10@...>:

I'm a late comer to your party, amazing code functionality, takes the radio to another lever with the CAT, especially for digital.   No issues with uploading to the radio, I figured out how to use Xloader, a really simple way of getting the right code into the radio. 

I've also more or less got to grips with the uBitx manager and have a few comments, I entered my callsign and set it to display (permanently) on the previous manager software, the latest version has the alternate VFO frequency displayed in the callsign position and wipes it out.  I can't see any way of stopping either the 2nd VFO frequency or the Step from displaying, it could do with a settings flag.

There's also an anomaly in the code step function, probably I didn't read about the it correctly.  It works as expected, a little fiddly getting the correct function press time, however  when I entered 500Hz, it's accepted by the manager, it saves and recovers from disc correctly but is implemented as 244Hz by the radio.

A quick question about the band frequencies, the maximum frequency I can enter is 99999 (Hz), sometimes a read from the radio gives a sensible frequency 554970912 (Hz) & mode 1.  Sorry I just can't figure this at all.

The other oddie is that I would expect to be ably to read a configuration file from disc both with or without the radio being connected.  I find that I have to read from the radio to allow a backup to be read from the disc.

I can see that you've got the bit well and truly between your teeth, are there any plans to add functionality for a 4 line or any other display.

Best regards & many thanks for the sharing the huge increase in functionality.

David  G8DJM

Best 73
KD8CEC / Ph.D ian lee
kd8cec@... (my blog)

Best 73
KD8CEC / Ph.D ian lee
kd8cec@... (my blog)

Best 73
KD8CEC / Ph.D ian lee
kd8cec@... (my blog)

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