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Tuning amp.. tools for the serious flex contester

ctate243
ctate243 Amateur radio contesterMember ✭✭
edited May 2020 in New Ideas
It would be great in Smart SDR if there was a button to pass the tune power level to the actual drive power level on demand.  Say you are driving a manual amp.  you dial it all in, but then you need to manually note your tune power and adjust the drive power accordingly.  why not have a "send tune power to drive power" button?  I may have some additional observations as I attempt to get this maginificent rig into competitive shape.

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  • Stu Phillips - K6TU
    Stu Phillips - K6TU Member ✭✭
    edited May 2020
    Chris,

    Take a look at DDUtil - DDutil has the ability to control radio output power by band and by amp.  There's also a quick set button on the DDUtil main control panel that allows you to save the power level to the autosets.

    Makes band changes etc a breeze.

    Stu K6TU
  • Ian1
    Ian1 Member
    edited May 2020
    Chris As Stu stated Ddutil will do just what your asking. If you have one of the Amps built into the Ddutil program its operation is seamless and full remote operation is possible. Ian
  • ctate243
    ctate243 Amateur radio contester Member ✭✭
    edited April 2017
    thanks guys ill investigate this a bit..
  • np2g
    np2g Member
    edited November 2015
    Have seen DDutil go full output So you still must watch 

    Possible fixed on Latest revision ??

    Still a good function.

  • Ian1
    Ian1 Member
    edited September 2015
    U must always confirm activate monitor intervene when necessary. The latest DDutil seems very stable only error occasionally is the 50% power selection. Ian

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