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fldigi 4.1.08.16 posted

Dave
 

At http://www.w1hkj.com/alpha/fldigi/

Added mp3 decoder for audio file transmit and alerts.


Date:   Sun Sep 15 2019, 10:14

  alpha 4.1.08.16

  mp3
    * Add mp3 decoder for mp3 files
      - uses public domain decoder drmp3
      - Audio playback, and Alerts

  macros
    * Allow CWID execution at specified position in macro text
    * Modify macro tag <TIMER:nnn> to always start when state
      changes from Tx to Rx.
    * Add <# comments> tag.  Works same as <COMMENT:comments> tag
    * Correct coding for proper operation of <SKED:..., <TIMER:...
      and <REPEAT...> tags.
    * Implement <UNTIL:hhmm[ss]:[YYYYMMDD]> macro tag
      - halts macro at specified date/time when either <REPEAT>,
      or <TIMER:nn> are specified in the macro text.

  Xmt Audio file
    * Add ability to transmit an audio file using new
      macro tag: <AUDIO:path-filename>
      - macro editor opens an OS select file dialog
        when the tag is selected from the pick list
      - suggested use:
          <MODEM:NULL><TX>
          <AUDIO:path-filename-1>
          <AUDIO:path-filename-2>
          <RX><@MODEM:BPSK31>
        or modem type of choice
    * Audio file must be wav format, either mono or stereo
      any sample rate
    * Returning to Rx stops current and any pending audio
      playback.  Post Tx macro tags are then executed.
      T/R button or Escape key will abort the playback.
    * Please use responsibly - know and understand your
      license limitations for transmitting audio files,
      especially music and/or copyrighted material.

  Alerts
    * Correct test for no output device
      - do not use pa error handler
    * Add ability to select the pa device for
      alerts output
      - was using default device
      - detect device default sample rate
      - convert all sound files to def sr using
        fastest sinc converter
    * Change output to use pa callbacks

  Data file update
    * Update/correction to file NAVTEX_stations.csv
      - contributed by N2RY

  flrig freq/mode
    * Change order of sending frequency and mode to mode then frequency

Hint:  if you are building fldigi, etal on a "Nix" system you can speed up your make using the following:

$ ./configure
$ make -j NN    [where NN is 1.5 x the # of cpu cores]

If you do not need flarq, then

$ ./configure --disable-flarq

If you want to optimize for your target processor

$ ./configure --enable-optimizations=native

configure flags can be combined.

73, David, W1HKJ