Re: uBITX V5 Firmware Hex Files
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Yep, the baud rate on the Serial monitor must match that in the program code. Otherwise, you get either no output or a derivative of Mandarin.
I have not looked at the KD8CEC software so I can't help much there. Just keep in mind that all of the source code files for a project (i.e., sketch) must be in the same folder and that folder must have the name of the file that contains setup() and loop(). That is, if a project has those two functions in a file named myProject.ino, the directory MUST be named myProject.
On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 4:40:38 PM EST, Daniel Flanagan <danflan49@...> wrote:
I worked through the first chapter of your book today and complied and
uploaded the simple 2 line program in chapter 1. I think the Arduino
IDE is working OK although
I didn't see any output until I manually set the baud rate in the
serial monitor to 115200. I thought the first line of the simple
program would do that. Otherwise, I have't a clue how to compile the
KD8CEC source code files I find with the Arduino IDE.
Several questions. The V1.2 KD8CEC says you need to set a flag for V5
and below but doesn't say what flag and where it can be found. Which
file/library do I use for the standard 2 line LCD? Which file or
files do I compile before uploading?
I am a retired EE. I did some programming in the 80s and 90s. I
wrote a 4000 line program to do active and semi-active radar
performance analysis at work. It was originally in Basic then I had
to switch to QuickBasic to speed things up. Later I did some assembly
language on the home PC. In the mid 90s I learned some standard C to
see if the programs I had written in QuickBasic would run any faster
if written in C. They didn't, actually they were slower compiled with
the QuickC compiler. Programming tools changed so often back then I
got tired to trying to keep up with it and got away from it.
I am looking for hex files so I can use Xloader to update my uBITX V5
which I recently completed.
On 2/12/20, Evan Hand <elhandjr@...> wrote:
> Here is the github repository for the CEC software.
> It has links to both the source code, and the .hex files. The .hex files
> can be installed into the ubitx Nano via USB and the Hex Loader software.
> Hex loader is here:
> Best of luck and welcome to the group.