I have been slow to respond because I've had some business to
attend to, and I wanted to observe the error again to give you a
fresh report. I usually suspect that any problems here are most
often caused by the limitations of the operator whose hand is on
the mouse or the radio knob. While I have not been on FT-8 or
FT-4 much since I last wrote, I did encounter another "Rig Control
Error" today on 20m FT-8. I had completed an FT-4 QSO and a 2
FT-8 QSO's. The following error popped up with the following
I checked Commander's Error Log, and there was no entry for this
Question: What applications were running? (I'll include them
all to be thorough if not additionally helpful.)
Regarding Spotcollector, I have been using
3 spot sources: VE7CC, a local DX cluster, and WSJT-X itself.
The local DX cluster appears to avoid FT-8 and FT-4 spots unless
they are posted locally. VE7CC sends out copious digital spot
postings and sometimes seems to slow my system down so I turn it
off occasionally. I do not recall if I was monitoring VE7CC
when the earlier error occurred. Today, I was connected to the
Regarding software settings, I have WSJT-X
under the Radio-tab to use "DX Lab Suite Commander" and the Poll
Interval set to 1 second. On the WSJT-X Advanced Tab, I have the
TX delay set to 0.3 seconds.
My PC setup is as follows:
The XCVR as mentioned before is an ICOM IC-7610 with firmware V. 1.20.
I hope this gives an adequate picture of my operating conditions so as to provide you with adequate information. If I can provide additional details, please let me know.
Thank you for your assistance in the past and for your guidance now.
73, Jerry K7VIT
On 3/22/2021 23:04, Dave AA6YQ wrote:
+ AA6YQ comments below