Dual instances of JTalert

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I have two instances of WSJT-X running on my 6700 under V.2 Smart SD but cant get JTalert to work... does anyone have this set up who can share screen shots???

Tnx, bc

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John - AF3K

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Not sure it will tell you much but here is a screenshot.

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What I was looking for was how you set up to get to this point...I have two WSJT and to get the second running, I must first open the second instance then click on the JTalert again...I can not make any changes in the second instance as the manage settings is greyed out so I cant get to the autostart... any idea??
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Maybe see if you can just get going manually first. 

I have one startup shortcut icon for each Slice of WSJT-X and only one startup icon for WSJT-X-JTAlert.

The way I get it to work is to get both instances of WSJT-X going first.  Then click on the WSJT-X-JTAlert shortcut and wait for it to startup. It should attach itself automatically to Slice 1. (it takes a few seconds) 

After that is working, I then click the same WSJT-Alert icon a second time and it starts up and automatically attaches itself to the second WSJTX slice.   

Here are screenshots of my WSJT-X startups. (right click on the WSJT-X shortcut icon, select properties). Note the text in the Target box for slice 1 is

C:\WSJT\wsjtx\bin\wsjtx.exe --rig-name=Slice1  (you will have to point to wherever this file is on your machine, but just make sure that --rig-name=Slice1 is appended for slice 1 and that --rig-name=Slice2 is appended for slice 2) 
 
Slice1


Slice 2


And here is a screenshot of the WSJT-X-JTAlertX startup
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This should get you going. You can run one for every band with that 6700 :)
https://community.flexradio.com/flexradio/topics/multiple-wsjt-x
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Hadn't seen that thread.  I was just double clicking to get JTAlert started on each instance.  Will have to try those auto-start parameters.
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I have it running now... Tnx!! However the second instance does not allow access to the settings.... when I click on SETTINGS all but EXIT and one other... is this normal??? How do you set the parameters??
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Only the first instance is allowed to control settings. RTFM
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AH0U

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I would if I could find one
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To elaborate on what Howard said, make sure you shut down ALL instances of JTalert except the first one started before you make any changes to JTalert settings.
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The trick is to make sure there are different UDP ports enabled in each instance of WSJT so JTALERT will recognize the. Different WSJT