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PTT and front LED not in sync

Dave - WB5NHL
Dave - WB5NHL Member ✭✭
edited March 2017 in SmartSDR for Windows
Why chasing FT4TA I've noticed an interesting item regarding PTT and the front LED while using CWX    When I use the function keys to transmit a stored message, the front LED would switch to red indicating transmit but then would almost immediately switch back to blue even though the message continues to be transmitted properly.
It would seem the led should be red as long as the transmitter/ptt is on.
I'm guessing the led is red while the message is being load into the transmit buffer then switches back to blue.


  • K1FR
    K1FR Member ✭✭
    edited February 2017
    I have recently noticed the same issue when using an external keyer.  I think this is new behavior.  Have found that if the break in delay is set between 0 and 44 the red LED stays on for the entire transmission.  Anything more than that - red for a second or two then back to blue until delay times out and another keying starts the cycle over again.  Strange!  73, Tom K1FR
  • Tim - W4TME
    Tim - W4TME Administrator, FlexRadio Employee admin
    edited March 2017
    I have entered this problem report into our bug tracker for additional investigation. Thank you for the defect report.
  • Eric-KE5DTO
    Eric-KE5DTO Administrator, FlexRadio Employee admin
    edited February 2017
    Which version of SmartSDR are you running?
  • Dave - WB5NHL
    Dave - WB5NHL Member ✭✭
    edited December 2014
    Options  Just tried it again   same behavior    CWX @ 28 wpm with my call as F3   LED lights for about 1 sec for so then turns blue   Also I have GPS module if that makes a difference.

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