Cwx macro sending

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Last night I upgraded to SSDR 1.10. I was using a CWX macro to repeatedly send my call sign (N8ME) in a pileup. Sometimes, I definitely heard it sent as either N8M E or N 8ME. I even heard the Rx background noise come up during the gap. Does the processor load affect the smoothness of CWX sending? The computer is minimal, but it does display the panafall smoothly.
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Mark Erbaugh

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Ken - NM9P, Elmer

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Were you using straight CWX, or the Winkeyer emulator via your logging/contesting program? They function a little differently, and knowing which one you were using may help give FRS a better idea of which problem you are experiencing.
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This was straight CWX, pressing on the keyboard or clicking the F1 CWX button on the screen
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Anto IZ8XQC

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Same happend to me even typing long qso straight on CWX; from time to time the rig stops sending for a while.
You can clearly hear the gap doesn't matter if you're operating in full break in mode or with long dealy.
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roger na4rr

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i dont use cwx that often but tried during the 10m contest.  I had the same issue straight cwx and it would sometimes send na4 r r instead of na4rr.  I figured it was something I was doing.  I restarted radio and sdr and all worked again.

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Duane, AC5AA

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I have been having this exact same problem with CWX - it's a random thing that occurs more often than I'd like.  I finally opened a problem ticket this evening, but so far, no response that it is being looked at.  It's there for sure in 1.10, but I can't remember if it happened in the prior release or not.  Prior to that, there had not been any problem - it had worked very reliably.  (I did get a response from Dudley, and even though I asked if there was work already going on because this had been reported several times earlier, he provided suggestions on trying filter and delay settings - none of which helped.  So I didn't get a reading on whether it has been addressed or not.)
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Rick Hadley - W0FG

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I see that occasionally too, but very intermittently. I think I actually saw it more often with one of the earlier versions, but with the bands so lousy, I haven't been transmitting as much, and when I do I tend to reach for my Begali instead.