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Winkey is not synchronized between F-key and Paddle

Uwe - DK3WW
Uwe - DK3WW Member ✭✭
edited June 2020 in FLEX-6000 Signature Series
My problem is the lack of synchronization of paddle usage (direct connected in F6600) and the function key operation ( N1MM+ actual version). When I tap the paddle, an ongoing CW output via F-keys should actually be interrupted immediately. However, that does not happen. Winkey is controlled from two sources at the same time and a PTT hanger is generated.
Smartsdr (3.1.12) uses an old Winkey emulation (V10). The current Winkey version is V31. I have now reconnected my external Winkeyer again and assigned the Com-Port and see there it works without problems.
Actually I wanted to minimize my cable mess by switching to Flexradio but...

Is there a solution that I can implement myself? If this is a bug, it should be fixed.

73! and cu in the WPX-CW
Uwe - DK3WW





Comments

  • ctate243
    ctate243 Amateur radio contester Member ✭✭
    edited May 2020
    I dont think its a bug so to speak.. but I will validate this and if I duplicate will suggest a feature request to the team.  Winkey emulation is a great feature with a few shortcomings, but its presence is certainly a great advantage of the platform.  particularly in a pinch or for minimalist cabling scenarios.
  • Uwe - DK3WW
    Uwe - DK3WW Member ✭✭
    edited June 2020
    Thank you for your prompt reply. I hope you can solve the problem and possibly implement the current winkey version.
    Greetings and cu in WPX

    Uwe - DK3WW
  • Uwe - DK3WW
    Uwe - DK3WW Member ✭✭
    edited June 2020
    I found out that is a "known" issue, when you use the paddel to send some extra chars this may confuse the radio, not knowing who is sending. I found tapping on the paddle or sending a char on the N1MM CW keyboard would "release" the transmitter... This always leads to unnecessary repetition questions in a contest.
    That means the internal winkey isn't working properly. Too bad that nothing has been done for cw for a long time.
    73! Uwe

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