Maestro Function Buttons

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Curious as to whether the Maestro functions buttons can be programmed as macros?  For example, it would be useful for DX split operation to depress F1 and the following sequence occurs:

1) Slice B becomes active;

2) Slice B goes into Tx mode;

3) Slice B is up 2-5 kHz from Slice A;

4) Slice A audio routed to left ear, Slice B audio routed to right ear;

5) AF control B temporarily becomes a "balance" control; and

6) Depressing F1 again (or long press) clears the above and restores pre-split settings.

That's just one example of macro programming, I'm sure there are many others.

Paul, W9AC 

 

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Paul Christensen, W9AC, Elmer

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Ken - NM9P

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Wow! THAT would be slick!  I will have to program that into one of my MIDI Controller buttons when I get back to programming again.
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Ernest - W4EG

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Paul,
How about your number "3) Slice B is up 2-5 kHz from Slice A;" be capable of going as high as you see deem. 
If you remember last year, several DX expeditions were as high or higher than 1K.
I like to suggest that it can be set according to the operator needs. 

Ps. I stand corrected... I just noticed the dash between the 2 and 5... 
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Simon Lewis

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yes please!
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Simon Lewis

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Tim & Co - any info on those function buttons - what can be programmed to them??
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Barry N1EU

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I asked about this 6 days ago and didn't get a response.  We need some documentation on the function keys.
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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Official Response
No.  The function buttons are do not have macro capability.  They are for the most part dual state controls (on / off).

The Currently defined functions are:

Toggle WNB
Toggle NB
Toggle NR
Toggle ANF
Toggle APF
Toggle TNF
Toggle FDX
Set Mode (to a specific user-selected mode)
Send CW (user defined message per function key)
Enable/Disable Split

Documentation will be forthcoming when it is ready for public consumption.  
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Barry N1EU

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Perhaps in the future we can get macros  ;-)