Mic gain issues

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I do allot of FT8.  And sometimes switching back to SSB  even if i put the mic gain to 100 i get no or very little drive.  sometimes a reboot will fix it but my 781 has been working but now I'm sure its a setting i am over looking...
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Joe Sartori - K3WTF

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N5BE

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Joe, do you have Mic +20dB engaged?

Lee
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Joe Sartori - K3WTF

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yep sure do  something changes in ft8 and audio path not good afterwards..  BTW Im just loaded the new 2.0 wsjt software
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Bill -VA3WTB

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Make seperate profiles, one for SSB and one for FT8. then when you switch just chose the profile and go
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Joe Sartori - K3WTF

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maybe i need to do a factory reset and then load my standard profile and save it as ssb and then a ft8 one as well.....  Something is very confused besides me!!
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What mic input are you using, "BAL or MIC"?  I have mics on both inputs, if I select RTTY or DIGU and then select SSB,  the radio automatically enables the "MIC" input when going back to SSB.  If I want to use the mic connected to the "BAL" input, I have to manually change it.  I use a profile to do this.  Could this possibly be your problem?

Gayle K0FLY
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Neil D Friedman N3DF

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Gayle -- this was my problem.  Thanks.
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Joe Sartori - K3WTF

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I will check when I get home....
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Gayle Lawson

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I have been playing with the radio, the behavior of my unit has changed, it is working like I think it should.  It now returns to the mic input that was enabled prior to selecting RTTY or DIGU.   Maybe persistence is getting into the game.

Gayle
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Also make sure you have the CORRECT Mic selected, If your running the PC MIC you have to turn off DAX in the P/CW window for the PC Mic to work and back on for your digital program to work.
73's
Bret
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