Continued persistence problem?

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Not sure if it's me or there is still a persistence issue?  I am still running version SmartSDR 1.9.13.173 (have not installed beta yet) and I think I have a persistence issue.

Pan  A opened - set to channel A and 100 watts
Pan B opened - set to same channel A and 10 watts, with DAX setup on this channel, COM port for program set to auto Switch TX

If I talk on Pan A, then want to send digital traffic I hit send in program, radio switched to Pan B but power goes back to 100 watts...  Do it manually (switch back and forth via TX) and same thing, Pan B power goes to 100 watts.

What am I missing here?

Thanks

David
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David Warnberg

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Well I found it part of it... DDutil puts it back to 100 watts when switching, however shutting DDutil down I can still not have separate RF power between Pan Adapters.. you set it to 10 watts it stays 10 watts, you set it to 100 watts it stays 100 watts...regardless of which Pan you select.

Is it possible to set an RF power for Pan A to 100 watts and 10 watts on Pan B and the power will change when you change Pan's ??
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David,
  Per the documentation, TX power setting are saved in a transmit profile on a PER BAND basis ( not per slice or per panadapter )  ... I would recomment that you configure TX Power for 100% in both voice and digital modes and then reduce the digital power with either the DAX TX gain control or the output level control within the digital program ( if available ).  

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Jay.. if the profile is a file and if you can find it you may be able to change the permissions on the file to be read only.. that should do it
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Profiles are saved by the IMPORT/EXPORT function to a directory you pick. They are dated files and are not disturbed by any other software. Check the manual for more information.
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Bill

Yep You do need to press the OK button for a Factory Defaults reset, in order to wipe the existing saved profiles, and preferences from the radios storage.

Luckily the last time I did the full reset, when I launched SmartSDR I immediately saved an Export of the radio "first" before clicking anything else. So all the Factory defaults were un-modified. So I'm hoping that means persistence got wiped clean too.

The difference this time is, I set my saved Factory Defaults Export to be Read-Only.
and then re-imported my current Export with all my profiles in it.

It seems to be exactly the way it was before the reset now.

Do we know for certain that the persistence values are part of the Preferences import?

Or am I still wasting my time trying to eliminate stored persistence values?
   
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Bill W2PKY

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On the import panel there is a choice to include Preferences; However, if you didn't export them then there is nothing to import.
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Jay / NO5J

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Ok I'll remember to uncheck preferences in the Export and do it again. I usually uncheck preferences on the Imports. I believe in overkill most of the time.

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  73, Jay - NO5J

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