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FRStack 1.6.4 for SmartSDR 1.6.17 - adds a Meter Window, Scanning improvements and more

Mark_W3II
Mark_W3II Mark W3IIMember ✭✭
edited June 2020 in SmartSDR for Windows
FRStack 1.6.4 Updates and Additions:

 SmartSDR / Flex SDK V1.6 Support
 Meter Window - Voltage, PA Temp, TX Power Out / Reflected and SWR
 Slice WNB Control
 MIC Profile Tab
 Squelch (Meter Level Mute) - Slice Mute enable option
 Squelch (Meter Level Mute) - DAX assignment follows Mute option; A=1,B=2,etc.
 Squelch (Meter Level Mute) & Scanning now work together
 Main window Tab selection Option
 Mini Window selectable Always-On-Top feature
 Remote MOX Switch now supports CTS & DSR with Pin level; Added debounce logic
 Scan Tab - Band Label now a Start Scan button
 Scan Tab - Memory button click stops scanning then sets scan slice to memory
 Scan Tab - added Skip Memory option


Link to the download page for FRStack
http://www.mkcmsoftware.com/flex

Note: Make sure you are running SmartSDR 1.6 before upgrading to FRStack 1.6.

The original FRStack postings:

FRStack 1.4.7 adds Scanning, Band Edge Beep, Band Use Label, SSB Meter Level Mute, Remote Hand or Foot Switch 
https://community.flexradio.com/flexradio/topics/frstack-1-4-7-adds-scanning-band-edge-beep-band-use...

Global Hotkeys for common SmartSDR operations in FRStack
https://community.flexradio.com/flexradio/topics/global-hotkeys-for-common-smartsdr-operations-in-fr...

Memories and Most Recently Used Frequency Utility
https://community.flexradio.com/flexradio/topics/memories-and-most-recently-used-frequency-utility



Comments

  • Dan -- KC4GO
    Dan -- KC4GO Member
    edited March 2018
    For scanning and recording using Audacity this is great... Play with the Squelch set the DAX trigger and the VOX in Audacity and it's very smooth.  Built in hang time on the scan is a big help when waiting for the reply. 

    Thanks Mark
    Dan -- KC4GO



  • EA4GLI
    EA4GLI Salvador Member ✭✭✭
    edited November 2016
    Great!!! Thanks Mark!
  • Sergey R5AU
    Sergey R5AU Sergey Member ✭✭
    edited April 2017
    Hi Mark, i think it will be very suitable if you add in the new version  - "Global Profile Macro" where possible to select not only Global profile but start an external applications as before profile intiiated and after initiation of profile. It will be good Smart  Management  for operation modes
  • DH2ID
    DH2ID Dr.med. Member ✭✭
    edited March 2017
    Mark, FRStack is great and the meter window is a very useful addidition.
    Can you make it transparent with white fonts and not so widely spaced? This way
    it would integrate better into SmartSDR. Could be made optional...

    BTW you and the other SSDR API programmers out there are doing a
    great job and a most useful service to us all !

    I use FRStack to tune with my keypad, to use memories much easier than
    with the original SSDR memory tab and to monitor my Flex-6500. Other
    great programs are Mark's CMDmicro and the W2RF SDR-Bridge.

    Thanks and 73, Alex DH2ID

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  • Bob G   W1GLV
    Bob G W1GLV Member ✭✭
    edited June 2020
    Nice upgrade Mark, Thanks
  • DH2ID
    DH2ID Dr.med. Member ✭✭
    edited March 2017
    Mark has published the new version 1.6.5.0 of FRStack:

    http://www.mkcmsoftware.com/Flex/Index

    with a transparent meter window, which integrates beautifully into SmartSDR

    image

    Another highlight is FRStack's ability to update automatically.

    Thank you, Mark, awesome!

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