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Ubitx V6 CW Read Display

David Barber
 


Reed:

I am now at the point to where I can download & install your CW Read display version of V6 on my UBitX V6. What is the ZIP file choice I need to download to make this happen? 

I have a plexiglass templet to place over the V6 screen with 17 openings to match up with each displayed button.  The templet was designed with cad software by my brother. Not sure what kind of  machine he used in connection with the cad program to make the Templet.  With some success, I have used the templet under the default V6 firmware.  

As a a person who is blind, I look forward to hear the V6 display read via CW. I will let you know how it works for me. 

By the way, I do have an extra templet that I can send you. Let me know? 

Many thanks for the wonderful CW read Display effort to benefit persons who are blind. 

73 Dave WD8AJQ

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On Feb 6, 2020, at 12:18 PM, Reed N <greenkid336600+groupsio@...> wrote:

Hi Dave,

If you download the software from my repo using the URL you posted, you will have the current master branch, which you will then need to install on the radio. That branch includes Morse code readback feature. It's not 100% polished, but it is working. After starting up the radio, hold the tuner button down and you'll hear it turn on. This is different than Ashhar's code, where holding the button enters the menu, because there's a dedicated menu button on the touch screen UI that most users can use, and for a fully blind person, having to navigate a menu structure they can't see to turn on the option would be nearly impossible.

I haven't changed any of the CAT control to my knowledge, so if your device has a USB port you can connect the radio to, and an app that "speaks" CAT, then it should work. I don't have an iPhone, so I can't say if such cables or apps exist.

As a side note, for future reference, it's generally best to create a new thread for questions like these, since this has nothing to do with Stefan's audio problems.


Reed

Reed N
 

Hi Dave,

The master branch at https://github.com/reedbn/ubitxv6 is still a good option. On the right hand side of the page, there's a "Clone or download" menu, and a "download ZIP" option when you expand it.

I appreciate the generous offer of the template, but I'm fully sighted, and I've been contacted by a few other visually impaired hams on here. If you're willing to part with the extra one, I'd prefer it go to somebody who could truly benefit from your brother's hard work. If you or your brother can share a picture of the template installed on your radio in your shack, that would make my day. And if you're willing, share the CAD file with this group so that other operators can make their own too!


Reed