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Add antenna selection to Memory Channels

KD0RC
KD0RC Broomfield, COMember, Super Elmer Moderator

Now that I have a two meter transverter, I set up a bunch of repeaters in the memory channels. If I am on HF (most of my operating time...), then click on a two meter memory channel, I have to manually select the XVTA ant for transmit and receive. I can also select my 2 Meter FM profile first. Either way, I can't just pick a memory and go there if my current antenna settings are not where I need them.

I would like to see a couple more columns on the Memory Channels panel that specify RX and TX antenna.

Thanks for your consideration of this idea.

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  • Alan
    Alan Member ✭✭✭

    Len

    You have only one SCU, correct. So. only one antenna can be connected, at the same time.

    We could build a custom antenna switcher using the API. Antenna would be switched based on band, or some other variable.

    Alan. WA9WUD

  • KD0RC
    KD0RC Broomfield, COMember, Super Elmer Moderator

    HI Alan, Yep, I thought of that and could add code to my TeensyMaestro, but I was hoping for an in-the-box solution using existing functionality.

    If I were to code for this, I would probably just code up my own memory channels like I did my own CW messages. This isn't the last of the great issues to be solved, but it would be a nice convenience item.

  • K9YK
    K9YK Member ✭✭
    I’m new to SmartSDR and can’t believe antenna port selection isn’t stored along with memory channels,

    Throwing in my vote for this to be a must-have development item.

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