Another antenna persistence problem

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  • Updated 3 years ago
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F6300 with v1.7.30.160 installed.

Background: I use ANT1 for TX and RX on all bands except 6m. ANT2 is a dedicated 6m amp+yagi.

Problem: When on 6m, I select ANT2 for TX and RX all is fine. Later I swap bands using the band select buttons and when landing on any other band ANT1 is selected automatically as you would expect.

However, if instead of using the band select buttons, I just type in the freq such as 28.500 then the band changes, but the antenna selection stays as ANT2 (i.e. incoreectly carried over from the 6m band). From that point onwards 10m band selection always defaults to the incorrect ANT2 instead of ANT1, until I again reset the ANTs back to ANT1/1. After a few hours use jumping around from HF to 6 etc you end up with most HF bands defaulting to the wrong antenna! Very annoying.
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Posted 3 years ago

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Official Response
Not a bug.  This is working as designed.  When you press the BAND button, band persistence is envoked.  If you do a direct frequency entry, you are taking the current slice and its configuration and changing the frequency.