Re: Prevent two multi-op stations on the same band

Ted Bryant
 

“…N1MM+ still allows the two radios to be tuned to the same band…” – If and only if you manually select the bands directly from the radio(s).  But that bypasses N1MM’s control and it should be avoided if you want N1MM to protect the radios.

 

73, Ted W4NZ

 

From: N1MMLoggerPlus@groups.io [mailto:N1MMLoggerPlus@groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Machesney
Sent: Monday, October 21, 2019 8:31 AM
To: N1MMLoggerPlus@groups.io
Subject: [N1MM+] Prevent two multi-op stations on the same band

 

The front end of a radio could be damaged if two radios are tuned to the same frequency at the same time and either one transmits. This could happen, for example, if a radio's band-change mechanism requires cycling through sequential bands. This is a different problem than preventing two radios from transmitting on the same band at the same time.

Of course, one could change bands with N1MM+ instead of using the radio's front-panel control to cycle through the bands, but N1MM+ still allows the two radios to be tuned to the same band. Since N1MM+ "knows" everything about two networked stations and can even prevent a "mult" station from calling CQ, so it seems as though it could prevent a station from attempting to move onto a band that another radio is already using.

Is there a switch somewhere in the program to effect this behavior?

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