i2c connection

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Is there any documentation on using the i2c signals on the 6300? I assume that an Arduino or similar micro controller could be used to provide band or sequencing information for external devices ( amps, auto tuners),

73,
Mark
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Mark Erbaugh

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Al / NN4ZZ

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Hi Mark,
Nothing available or supported currently,  If you do a search on BAND DATA you will see quite a few posts going back a year or so asking about using I2C or USB or a network attached device for peripheral control.  Here is one example:

https://community.flexradio.com/flexradio/topics/looking_all_over_for_band_data

Eventually this will be needed to allow WAN remote without requiring a "local PC" for peripheral control.  Otherwise stations with amplifiers, antenna switches, tuners, etc will still need to deal with PC reboots and other issues.  

Maybe when the V2.0 road map comes out we'll see something.   Or maybe it will be in V3.0.

Regards, Al / NN4ZZ  
al (at) nn4zz (dot) com
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Al K0VM, Elmer

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Mark,
  No I2C yet implemented in SSDR.. You might look at DDUtil for serial output options

AL, K0VM
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Or use the API to subscribe to a frequency change event which would tell an Ethernet Shield enabled Arduino to perform the sequencing. 
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bon travail, Marc!  73, w5xz, dan
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Marc,

  VERY NICE!!

  Thank you for this.

Mike
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WA6FXT Mike

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Jan,

  Using DDUtil on the PC won't work in remote mode. Whereas, the RaspberryPi or BBB based setup would.
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Mike

I think You can be right.  But I have no plans for remote LAN or WAN. I am sure that others are very interested in it , but as long I do not see it working , I can not make plans with it.

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i just upload the SD-Card image and the file to add to a stock image 

the interesting stuff was on telnet.py  the pyont script that talk to radio
then index.php grab back result and put it into the webpage

same way may used for almost do anything you whant whit the radio 

Best 73!  Marc  VE2OLM