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Will SmartSDR have a Lock Feature for Tx or Rx Frequency

Ken W9IE
Ken W9IE Member ✭✭
edited June 2020 in New Ideas
It was very handy with PowerSDR to be able to Lock your frequency when in a Net or Qso so it was not accidently changed by mistake. I hope a Lock feature will be available in SmartSDR
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  • George KF2T
    George KF2T Member ✭✭✭
    edited February 2019
    Would love to see a button on the FlexControl knob for "lock/unlock" toggling.
  • Tim - W4TME
    Tim - W4TME Administrator, FlexRadio Employee admin
    edited March 2017
    I have changed this topic to an "Idea" for additional user comments.
  • Steve K9ZW
    Steve K9ZW Member ✭✭✭
    edited March 2017
    As someone usually busy doing things in the shack, I often use a radio's (or PowerSDR's software VFO lock button with the Flex-5000A). No worries if either mechanically something brushes the radio or the FlexControl, or if at the PC a Windows focus-control issue leaves me unexpectedly trying to change Frequency at the control end of software. With SmartSDR having multiple slices and receivers, would sure be a good strategy to be able to lock. 73 Steve K9ZW
  • WA6FXT Mike
    WA6FXT Mike Member ✭✭
    edited June 2017
    Since SmartSDR will have multiple receivers open, from time to time; I think a 'Slice Lock' would be better. In other words, the ability to lock a SLICE, not the whole panadapter. My $0.02 Mike WA6FXT
  • Denley W3XY
    Denley W3XY Member ✭✭
    edited June 2020
    I would love to have a lock button (or check box) on just the panadapter so that when I tune near the edge the whole panadapter does not shift. I want to set the panadapter bandwidth to only show the band segment I am interested in so as to not distracted by stuff on either side but I still want to tune to the edge.
  • Ken - NM9P
    Ken - NM9P Member ✭✭
    edited December 2016
    I would like this option also.
  • Ken - NM9P
    Ken - NM9P Member ✭✭
    edited June 2020
    Both "Slice lock," and "master lock" would have their uses. I would like to see both in some form or another. Preferably an option in the Flex Control Knob configuration when they get that done..

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