Date   
Re: Nano Capability with 2.8" TFT Displays

Kees T
 

On Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 08:20 pm, Jerry Gaffke wrote:
Hello Jerry,
I was thinking more like the eBay 201950756171 and use the 4 pin SPI connector.

73 Kees K5BCQ

Re: ws1t implementation with wd8cec firmware.

Nigel G4ZAL
 

In WSJT-X settings (Radio tab), you have USB for the serial port, choose the correct port number from the dropdown in the serial port setting (assuming you have the USB cable connected to the uBITX and arduino).

Nigel

Re: ws1t implementation with wd8cec firmware.

_Dave_ K0MBT
 

The software is Wsjt had a typo.

Re: ws1t implementation with wd8cec firmware.

_Dave_ K0MBT
 

Yes USB cable is installed between arduino port and computer. The only port number is 1 when I looked at it and it is in uppersideband. I also have audio cables between the computer and radio. It receives well picking up many ft8 channels.The tx won't key via the USB port.

Do you think my problem has something to do with the fact that only one USB serial port is active?

Re: ws1t implementation with wd8cec firmware.

Nigel G4ZAL
 

The COM port will be the same as the one you used for Ian's uBITX Manager.
You can only have one piece of software accessing the COM port at any time.
If you have uBITX manager still connected, disconnect it and then choose the COM port in WSJT-X

Nigel.

varitable power output ubitx

Richard E Neese
 

I am swapping out the mosfets like suggested and I am looking for a way to do h/m/l power so I can use a 10m to 2m transverter and a amp .
but would require the power to be less then 5 to run the transverter and or the amp. wo I am looking at a 3 point rotary switch but how to put it in line is the question. this would give more controll.

the mosfets I am changing to are RD16HHF1 TO-220 Mitsubishi HF RF Power MOSFET  
giving more power and better performance

Re: Need link to program for rarduino #bitx20help #bitx40help #bitx20

artns7e <Artns7e@...>
 

this link is about the UBITS board connected tp Raduino from HF SIGNALS
I  BLEW UP THE ARDUINO BOARD AND REPLACED IT ON THE RADUINO 
 NOW I NEED THE SOFTWARE TO MAKE THE RADIO COME ALIVE AGAIN. 
Anyone know where to download this file, please?
 

Re: Need link to program for rarduino #bitx20help #bitx40help #bitx20

Doug W
 

Re: ws1t implementation with wd8cec firmware.

RowlandA
 

In WSJT-X on the Settings dialog, Radio tab, you need to have:
Rig:  Yaesu FT-817    (I use DXLab Commander for CAT control and in my case, "Rig" is set to DXLab Commander")
CAT control - Serial Port should be the COM port your uBitx is connected to
    Baud rate 38400, Data Bits 8, Stop Bits Two, Handshake None
PTT Method:  CAT
Split Operation:  you may need to select "Fake It," I couldn't get "Rig" working when I connected directly to the uBitx

Click Test CAT.  Does it turn green after a short wait?  If not, something is not connecting properly and you won't get proper results until you figure that out.
If you get green, and have a dummy load or proper SWR antenna connected, click Test PTT.  The uBitx should go into TX mode.  
If all is well, click OK.

At this point, the frequency shown in WSJT-X should match, and follow, the frequency of your uBitx.  If you choose a band / frequency from WSJT-X's drop-down, the uBitx should change to that band and frequency.
Click Tune and the uBitx should transmit power that you could use to adjust your antenna tuner.  Don't tune into a high SWR or open antenna port or you may blow out the finals.

If all this is good, go make some Q's!

73,
Rowland K4XD

Re: ND6T AGC implementation for uBIT-X

Neil Goldstein
 

And one of each for me.  This is great. Many thanks!

Neil   --W2NDG

Sunils cases

David Wilcox
 

Today the yellow DHL truck showed up with my blue uBitx case..... this is the second case I have ordered from him.  Took about 6 weeks from order to receipt.  Fantastic build and includes pots, switches, and other hardware.

Dave K8WPE


Re: Nano Capability with 2.8" TFT Displays

Jerry Gaffke
 

Excellent!
Even has a touch sensor.

That 4 pin connector off to the right looks promising, could be SPI.
Do they bother to document anything?  
I guess you can read the ILI9341 datasheet to figure out how to talk to it.
Still need to get power to it, fiddle with the contrast adjustment somehow, ...

The ebay listing talks vaguely about an STM32, but I doubt it has one.
And says "5V compatible, use with 3.3V or 5V logic",
but then has some fine print saying you need level shifters to use with a 5v processor.
They should claim it's USB and RS232 and ethernet and 20ma current loop compatible as well.

Jerry


On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 08:15 am, Kees T wrote:
I was thinking more like the eBay 201950756171 and use the 4 pin SPI connector.

Re: Sunils cases

Roy Appleton
 

Did you get any notification of the ship date or was it a surprise?

I've got a couple cases that I've been patiently waiting for.

Roy
WA0YMH

On Tue, May 1, 2018, 11:06 AM David Wilcox via Groups.Io <Djwilcox01=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:
Today the yellow DHL truck showed up with my blue uBitx case..... this is the second case I have ordered from him.  Took about 6 weeks from order to receipt.  Fantastic build and includes pots, switches, and other hardware.

Dave K8WPE


Re: Amateur Radio Kit - Metal Cases - Traffic for those wondering..

Roy Appleton
 

Lawrence, thanks for the heads up and the flash from the past, I had a BC348 as one of my first radios. I got my novice licence (WN0YMH) around 1972 while in Salina Ks!

Roy
WA0YMH

On Tue, May 1, 2018, 9:13 AM Lawrence Macionski via Groups.Io <am_fm_radio=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:
Received an email this morning  from   Sunil Kumar Lakhani at  http://amateurradiokits.in 
I added DHL shipping to the Semiens Gray uBITX case I ordered a while back.
I wanted to make sure he connected my DHL payment to the CASE payment. (Order #1554)
All is fine with my order and HE mentioned He  WILL BE shipping 50 cases by the weekend !!! (WOO! HOO!)

I know someone is going to ask- when did your order the case? . Let me check PAYPAL history -  MARCH 16th, 2018

So I hope this posting reduces email inquiries, so they can focus on shipping at hand.

This is as much fun as a Novice in 1965 with a homebrew  6V6 transmitter and a BC-348Q surplus receiver.

Larry W8LM
ARRL Life Member -Licensed 52 years.
Past President, 2 terms, VFW post 3115 Amateur Radio Club, WØVFW- Wichita, KANSAS


Re: Nano Capability with 2.8" TFT Displays

Jerry Gaffke
 

I guess the backside photo sort of documents it.
Looks like three independent SPI interfaces for the SDcard, the touch screen, and the LCD.
That plus pins for GND, VCC, RESET, D/C, and LED to figure out.
Not too bad.

Banggood has an identical display, product ID of 1206782. 
And the same lack of documentation.
They do have a  zip file with some STM32 code as an example.
Unfortunately it expands out to 20 mbytes worth of crap to wade through. 

Anybody see better documentation for this thing?

Jerry


On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 09:07 am, Jerry Gaffke wrote:
That 4 pin connector off to the right looks promising, could be SPI.
Do they bother to document anything?  

Re: ws1t implementation with wd8cec firmware.

Nigel G4ZAL
 

Mine looks like this



Nigel

Shipping to Germany #ubitx

Peter Möllers
 

This weekend i got my uBITX. Of course, it has already been assembled and successfully tested. It lives in a cookie jar for now ;-)
The box was shipped with Indian Postal Service and delivery took 25 days.
Unfortunatly customs opend the parcel and asked for import duty.
Not a big deal, but i wanted to let you know...
This little TRX is still worth every cent.

Re: ws1t implementation with wd8cec firmware.

Vince Vielhaber
 

I haven't been paying attention to the CAT stuff, does this also put the uB into transmit or is something separate still needed?

Thanks!
Vince.

On 05/01/2018 12:52 PM, Nigel G4ZAL wrote:
Mine looks like this



Nigel

Re: Sunils cases

David Wilcox
 

A complete surprise.  The nice thing is that it doesn't require a signature (senders choice). The driver mentioned that  he is based 150 miles away (Grand Rapids, MI.).  He said some vendors still check that box and a signature is needed and he has to drive all the way to northern michigan to try to deliver it again if that option is checked and no one is home. A DHL truck in northern Michigan is so rare there will probably be a mention about it on tonights news.  Ha!

Dave K8WPE

On May 1, 2018, at 12:18 PM, Roy Appleton <twelveoclockhigh@...> wrote:

Did you get any notification of the ship date or was it a surprise?

I've got a couple cases that I've been patiently waiting for.

Roy
WA0YMH

On Tue, May 1, 2018, 11:06 AM David Wilcox via Groups.Io <Djwilcox01=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:
Today the yellow DHL truck showed up with my blue uBitx case..... this is the second case I have ordered from him.  Took about 6 weeks from order to receipt.  Fantastic build and includes pots, switches, and other hardware.

Dave K8WPE


µBITX stays in Tx and switches to Band Select? #ubitx-help #ubitx

Doug W
 

I could use some help trouble shooting.  This is on a stock µBITX running the stock sketch.  The only thing not standard is instead of wiring a keyer jack I put a 4.7k resistor across pins 2 and 3.  I checked across the pins and I do get 4.7k so I do not think this is part of the problem.  The radio functions as expected in SSB/voice.  Here’s where I am stumped, I am using an easydigi to experiment with digital modes with WSJT-X.  The same easydigi works with no issues on my BITX40.  At the end of the transmission the radio stays in Tx and Band Select? appears as if I pushed the encoder button.  Pushing the encoder button takes the radio out of Tx mode, confirms Band Select?, and the radio goes back to Rx.  The PTT circuit ohms out the same as with a push button so the open signal is getting there from the easydigi.  This does not occur when I test the PTT from settings in WSJT-X or manually with a push button or just shorting PTT to ground.  I am planning on upgrading to KD8CEC’s sketch and I assume switching to CAT control will render this moot but I’d still like to solve this before I burn out my dummy load.  Any help would be appreciated.  My gut tells me I have been staring at this too long and am missing something really dumb.