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Audio device for CW monitor?

Is there an audio device registered in Windows that carries the CW sidetone? I am trying to record with OBS and can't get the sidetone into the audio without just putting a mic by my speaker.


  • K1ESE
    K1ESE Member ✭✭

    You should be able to click on PC Audio in the upper right corner of SmartSDR and then record the audio being sent to your PC speaker using Audacity.

  • KD0RC
    KD0RC Broomfield, COMember ✭✭✭✭

    PC Audio brings receiver audio to the PC and is useful for remote operation (even just to the next room...). CW side tone does not get routed to the PC because of latency through the Windows operating system. If you tried to send code using paddles or a key, it would be nearly impossible due to the delay through the PC. So the direct answer to the question is "No".

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