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FT8 in worked/confirmed


KX2A
 

Is there a way to put FT8 as a column in worked/confirmed, similar to the PSK column?  I already have FT8 entered for 40 meters in the Bands & Modes chart, but this did not result in a column in worked/confirmed.

73,

Jan, KX2A


John Munton - G7SSE
 

Jan, do you have a Y in the Stat's column for the 40m FT8 entry in the Band Mode Table?

John - G7SSE

------ Original Message ------
From: "KX2A" <ditzian@...>
Sent: 25/11/2019 17:21:36
Subject: [hamlogger] FT8 in worked/confirmed

Is there a way to put FT8 as a column in worked/confirmed, similar to the PSK column?  I already have FT8 entered for 40 meters in the Bands & Modes chart, but this did not result in a column in worked/confirmed.
 
73,
 
Jan, KX2A
 
 
 


Bob
 

If FT8 is defined as a digital mode, then the answer to your question is no. If FT8 is NOT defined as a digital mode, then it will have its own column in the worked/confirmed window. SeventyThree(s).

On November 25, 2019 at 12:24 PM John Munton - G7SSE <johng7sse@...> wrote:

Jan, do you have a Y in the Stat's column for the 40m FT8 entry in the Band Mode Table?

John - G7SSE

------ Original Message ------
From: "KX2A" < ditzian@...>
Sent: 25/11/2019 17:21:36
Subject: [hamlogger] FT8 in worked/confirmed

Is there a way to put FT8 as a column in worked/confirmed, similar to the PSK column?  I already have FT8 entered for 40 meters in the Bands & Modes chart, but this did not result in a column in worked/confirmed.
 
73,
 
Jan, KX2A
 
 
 
 

 


KX2A
 

John - G7SSE

Mea Culpa, my typo, FT8 is in the 20 meter row, and yes, there is a Y in the stats column for 20 meter, FT8.  The Radio Mode is RTTY, as it is for all modes that use TX DATA in my K3.  So my question stands.

73,
Jan, KX2A


Bob
 

Click TOOLS | DATABASE MAINTENANCE | SETUP PHONE/DIGITAL MODES. On the list of modes to be included as DIGITAL, UNcheck FT8. You will be asked to recalculate stats. SeventyThree(s).

On November 26, 2019 at 3:59 PM KX2A <ditzian@...> wrote:


John - G7SSE

Mea Culpa, my typo, FT8 is in the 20 meter row, and yes, there is a Y in
the stats column for 20 meter, FT8.  The Radio Mode is RTTY, as it is
for all modes that use TX DATA in my K3.  So my question stands.

73,
Jan, KX2A



Bob
 

... or, if you really want to include FT8 in your overall digital stats, you can click CONFIG on the UDP BandMap. and UNcheck the option HIGHLIGHT CALLS/GRIDS AS 'DIG' MODE. This doesn't give you an FT8 column on the Worked/Confirmed Window, but highlight colors and tooltip text on the UDP BandMap reflect Want/Need for FT8. SeventyThree(s).

On November 26, 2019 at 5:38 PM Bob <k4cy@...> wrote:


Click TOOLS | DATABASE MAINTENANCE | SETUP PHONE/DIGITAL MODES. On the list of modes to be included as DIGITAL, UNcheck FT8. You will be asked to recalculate stats. SeventyThree(s).

On November 26, 2019 at 3:59 PM KX2A <ditzian@...> wrote:


John - G7SSE

Mea Culpa, my typo, FT8 is in the 20 meter row, and yes, there is a Y in
the stats column for 20 meter, FT8.  The Radio Mode is RTTY, as it is
for all modes that use TX DATA in my K3.  So my question stands.

73,
Jan, KX2A




KX2A
 

Bob,

I used the term RTTY, since, once upon a time, that was the ARRL's alternative for all digital modes.  Things have changed, and I found, after much hunting, this document page:

https://www.adif.org/310/ADIF_310.htm#Mode_Enumeration

It includes many new digital modes, but FT-8 and FT-4 are not among them.  Can you suggest what mode I should use?

BTW, I, too, regret the demise of PSK, which I think was the next best thing to Pactor.  I did use Pactor (-1), and liked it, especially its accuracy.  I understand the new versions (2, 3, 4) are much better, but the price tag of thousands to multi thousands for a TNC would scar my cheapskate soul.  Couldn't they have put some of the old versions into the public domain?  I mean, did you realize that there are people who write full-fledged logging plus radio-control programs, maintain them, and still give them away? Of course those people must be socialists or hippies.

73,

Jan, KX2A (now 76)


KX2A
 

Bob,

It just dawned on me to try DIG.  That works, and now there is a column called DIG.  In my case, it means FT8.

73,
Jan, KX2A


Bob
 

Jan, pay close attention or I will post on the WSJTX reflector that their moderator is a Logger32 user ... Do I have your attention now? I have posted detailed destructions on what you need to do to get FT8 it's own column in the Worked/Confirmed Window. I have also posted another message that provides an alternative offering that allows you to visualize FT8 want/need for every decoded callsign. This is your last chance. Screw up one more time and I'll post on the WSJTX reflector that not only are you a Logger32 user, but you prefer JTDX :) Happy Thanksgiving.

On November 26, 2019 at 8:39 PM KX2A <ditzian@...> wrote:


Bob,

I used the term RTTY, since, once upon a time, that was the ARRL's
alternative for all digital modes.  Things have changed, and I found,
after much hunting, this document page:

https://www.adif.org/310/ADIF_310.htm#Mode_Enumeration

It includes many new digital modes, but FT-8 and FT-4 are not among
them.  Can you suggest what mode I should use?

BTW, I, too, regret the demise of PSK, which I think was the next best
thing to Pactor.  I did use Pactor (-1), and liked it, especially its
accuracy.  I understand the new versions (2, 3, 4) are much better, but
the price tag of thousands to multi thousands for a TNC would scar my
cheapskate soul.  Couldn't they have put some of the old versions into
the public domain?  I mean, did you realize that there are people who
write full-fledged logging plus radio-control programs, maintain them,
and still give them away? Of course those people must be socialists or
hippies.

73,

Jan, KX2A (now 76)




KX2A
 

It just dawned on me to try DIG.  That works, and now there is a column called DIG.  In my case, it means FT8 and RTTY are both digital.  Ah well.

73,
Jan, KX2A


KX2A
 

Bob,

Your additional suggestions came up while I was trying alternatives and typing.  I tried your first suggestion and it seems to have done the trick.  I will look over the second one and try that later.   Meanwhile, please don't let the WSJT people even know about me.  

Happy Thanksgiving and good DXing.

Jan, KX2A