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SmartSDR v1.10.16 Now Available for Download

Tim - W4TME
Tim - W4TME Administrator, FlexRadio Employee admin
edited May 2017 in SmartSDR for Windows
FlexRadio Systems announces the immediate availability of SmartSDR v1.10.16 for the FLEX-6000 Signature Series SDRs.

SmartSDR v1.10.16 is a General Availability (GA) release containing new features and fixes for previously identified software defects. SmartSDR v1.10.16 concludes the BETA designation that was previously assigned to the previous 1.10.x releases.
The SmartSDR 1.10.16 release contains software defect corrections and new features reported with the previous 1.10.x BETA releases and has achieved a quality level suitable for all FLEX-6000 and Maestro users.

SmartSDR 1.10.16 contains new software for SmartSDR for Windows, SmartSDR for Maestro, SmartSDR CAT and DAX.  SmartSDR for Windows 1.10.16, which includes SmartSDR CAT and DAX, can be downloaded from the FlexRadio Systems web site. Please download and review the SmartSDR v1.10.16 Release Notes prior to installing SmartSDR v1.10.16 to ensure an optimal software installation experience.

Since some FLEX-6000 user chose not to upgrade to the two previous 1.10.x BETA versions, it is pertinent to recap the feature highlights for the entire SmartSDR 1.10.x release history.

The following highlights are SmartSDR specific features:
  • Station Integration – USB Cables (BCD band data, Bit, CAT, LDPA) for providing band data to third-party peripherals
  • Continued Updates and improvements for contesting including the WinKeyer emulation
  • Updated FlexVSP driver for SmartSDR CAT
  • Persistence Fixes
  • Added the Ability to Configure a Static IP address for the FLEX-6000 using a Maestro
  • Updated the Maestro Network Driver
  • DAX TX Buffering Improved
  • D-Star Updates
  • Improvements to the Automatic Notch Filter (ANF)
  • Several Updates to the MONitor feature 
  • New Default Mic Profiles for the Radiosport M207 and M209 headsets
  • CWX Now Supports Operating in QSK Mode
  • Fixed GPSDO Status Indicator
  • Multiple Persistence Fixes
  • TURF Changes for new 60m Band for several regions in Europe
The cumulative SmartSDR v1.10.16 Change Log detail is listed below.

v1.10.16 2017-2-21
General Release of SmartSDR for Windows and SmartSDR for Maestro

#4447 USB Cables: Now properly updating TX Antenna frequency for proper LDPA usage
#4389 Sweden TURF for 60m updated
#4410 Fixed power persistence on XVTR bands
#4492 Fixed an issue that would cause the radio to not complete a software update, requiring a reboot
#4426 Fixed an issue that could cause a radio crash when multiple clients connect to the radio

v1.10.15 Beta 2017-1-23
Public Beta Release

v1.10.14 Alpha 2017-1-1
#4387 Waveform: Optimize radio waveform code to reduce waveform dropouts

v1.10.13 Alpha 2017-1-4
#4371 Fixed Preamp settings sometimes unexpectedly changing when opening a 3rd Panadapter
#4331 DEXP, TX Filter settings, PROC, and Profile Loads, others now behave correctly (needed to occasionally toggle controls before)

v1.10.12 Alpha 2017-17-3
#4366 Fixed mismatch button states (grayed out buttons) and profile load failures in Maestro and SmartSDR (broken in v1.10.11)
#4368 Cleaned up Panadapter indicator alignment as well and text alignment for XVTR indicator.  Also fixes UHE.

v1.10.9 Alpha 2016-12-21
#4300 USB:  VHF BCD 2304 band now works properly
#4313 USB:  Bit frequency range now correctly persisted
#4301 USB:  VHF bands now properly turn off when switching from VHF bands to HF bands and then back to VHF
#4302 USB:  LDPA Preamp setting is now updated properly
#4264 USB:  Changed LDPA Preamp state names (Enabled is now Internal, Disabled is now External/None)
#2527 CAT:  CW key immediate (CTRL+T from N1MM) now uses the RF power value instead of TUNE power
#4250 CAT:  Existing port option is now disabled when the WinKyer protocol is selected
#4284 CAT:  FT0 command now turns XIT off automatically if needed
#4270 Fixed random radio crash issue introduced in v1.10.x
#4326 Loading a global profile no longer results in a noise burst (was dependent on AGC, AF settings)
#4275 Loop A and B indicators now appear in the correct state on startup
#4299 Setting RF power level when in TUNE while on XVTR now changes the RF power level instead of TUNE power level
#4260 Slice CTCSS on/off state is now displayed correctly on startup and after profile loads
#4329 Client persistence file integrity checks improved (errors are now caught and fixed automatically instead of silently failing to save)
#4292 API:  Removed redundant Diversity Slice frequency change command to the radio

v1.10.8 Beta 2016-11-21
Public Beta Release

v1.10.7 Beta 2016-11-11
#4186 Memories: CSV Imported memories now properly set slice RX filter limits
#4186 RX Lo/Hi limits are now properly imported from CSV files
#3594 6700:  Fixed unexpected preamp switching to 6m
#4255 DAX:  Modified TX buffering scheme to decrease chances of TX dropouts

v1.10.6 Beta 2016-11-7
#4220 Maestro:  Added 'Toggle Iambic' option to Function Buttons
#4219 Maestro:  Soloing a Slice now also makes it the Active Slice (and thus changes the target of the Function Buttons to this Slice)
#4221 Fixed a UHE related to ParseProfilesStatus

v1.10.5 Beta 2016-11-2
#4152 CAT:  Fixed N1MM monitor Focus On Other issue not being set properly.  Monitor now follows the same logic as the sidetone.
#4201 CAT:  FlexVSP ports can now be reset by right-clicking on the Remove button
#4203 FlexControl:  Added CW Speed and RF Power options
#4176 Maestro:  Minor version number no longer appears in Version Lists (takes effect after upgrade/reboot)
#4209 SmartSDR:  Added ToolTips when hovering over WNB, NB, NR, ANF, APF buttons
#4148 Added Luxembourg region
#4147 Updated Japan region for 160m and 80m
#4150 Updated EU allocation for 60m

v1.10.4 Beta 2016-10-28
#4183 SmartSDR: Fixed USB Cable import profiles tooltip
#3769 MIC Profiles: Add default profiles for Radiosport M207 and M208
#4188 CWX: TX Delay not added in between every other character 
#3887 Maestro: Updated Ethernet driver to latest version (requires extra Maestro reboot during update cycle)

v1.10.3 Alpha 2016-10-26
#3157 CAT:  AI command now responds with IF data on band change or when a new Slice appears
#2527 CAT:  Key Immediate - TUNE now works in Winkeyer emulation when Ctrl+T is pressed in N1MM
#4162 CAT:  Fixed issue with changing speed just as a macro finishes in N1MM, which would cause the keyer to hang
#4148 CWX:  PTT Delay is no longer added in between every CWX character
#4140 CW:  TX Delay is now properly handled when pressing TUNE while in CW
#3608 Waveforms: D-STAR Application no longer disconnects randomly

v1.10.2 Alpha 2016-10-20
#4124 CAT: Added text to Advanced settings warning message about physical COM port settings
#4077 Maestro: Panadapters for tracked Slices (B tracks A button) will now tune with the Slice (2 Pans, 1 Slice on each Pan)
#3454 Maestro:  Fixed occasional missing Panadapter gridlines on startup
#4116 Maestro:  Changed Slice Mute symbol to be clearer
#3800 Maestro:  Fixed Slice indicator being obscured/hidden at certain zoom levels when RIT is enabled
#4088 Maestro:  Fixed WiFi related UHE on a Maestro reboot
#4104 DAX:  Added a vertical scrollbar for easier operation for lower resolution screens, when the DAX Window height is made smaller
#4133 DAX:  Fixed UHE when closing DAX while an IQ stream is streaming
#4131 SmartSDR Installer now overwrites existing .ssdr firmware file for easier recovery on corrupted file recovery
#4192 SmartSDR Installer now prompts for PC reboot and does not autostart CAT after install if VSP drivers were installed
#4038 MON is now 'off' when set to 0. Off as in inaudible, not that it actually triggers the MON button on and off :) 
#4070 MON now works with DAX TX audio even if PC is selected as mic selection
#4066 MON Pan now works correctly with DAX Monitoring (previously DAX MON could not be panned left/right)
#3980 PTT Inconsistencies fixed. (Maestro CW can now be used without BreakIn and manual PTT)
#4064 Persistence: Fix wrong frequency for slice after FlexLib tune to change bands
#3960 Persistence: RX Antennas correctly recalled when multiple panadapters are on the same band on initial connect
#4008 CWX: QSK can now be enabled/disabled for CWX (previously CWX did not support QSK)
#2368 DSP: Change ANF constants to reduce distortion
#3983 SSDR/Maestro:  Fixed a rare UHE that could happen on startup (Array.Copy Destination array was not long enough)
#4125 Fixed N1MM Call modification and Enter Sends Message (ESM) behavior
#4128 Fixed unexpected CW speed changes using N1MM

v1.10.1 Alpha 2016-10-14
#4078 CAT:  Added new FlexVSP driver for Windows 10
#4021 CAT:  Fixed potential UHE on disconnect
#4096 CAT:  Physical (existing) COM ports now have advanced options (baud rate, stop bits etc)
#4119 CAT:  Fixed a UHE when removing multiple ports at the same time
#4046 Fixed issue with GPS being incorrectly detected as present

v1.10.0 Alpha 2016-10-07
#1814 Added USB Cable support (BCD band data, Bit, CAT, LDPA)
#3995 Maestro: Added Static IP network options 
#4023 Added 12.5 kHz step size for FM modes
#4018 Mic Profile no longer unexpectedly shows a change (with asterisk *) immediately after a mic profile load
#4096 CW: Fixed issue where all bands became muted when in FDX on a hard PTT
#4031 API:  Improved handling of ParseProfileStatus() in FlexLib
#4041 API: Fixed false positive debug message about invalid key/value pair in Radio::ParseFilterSharpnessStatus

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