RCA TX Relay Outputs - configure by band selection?

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I think I know the answer to this (ie no), but is it possible to configure the RCA TX outputs to be enabled by band? I've currently got a 4M PA and a 2M transverter connected to the transverter output of my 6500. One of these is enabled by RCA TX1, the other by RCA TX2. Currently, in order to enable transmit on either band, I enable the relevant slice for transmit, and then manually change the configuration of the two TX outputs. It'd be really handy if the configuration of the TX outputs could follow the transmit selection.
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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That feature is not currently available in SmartSDR.
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I has asked for that a long time ago. It was possible in PSDR.
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I know this is an old request but I agree with Keith. For those of us using Tranverters on multiple bands, having to go into the setup every time you go from 6m to 2m is annoying. And potentially dangerous because if you forget it keys up amps, transverters on multiple bands.

Is it possible to store the TX Enable in a profile by band ?

I thought I saw Steve (flex) say he uses DEMI transverters so he must run into the same issue.

Lee
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Yes, use transmit profiles.
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In situations like this i create global profiles that have tx and mic profiles attached to them with the correct rca tx /transverter settings in them fior that band. So basically i change bands by selecting the correct global profile. You can accomplish what your asking by just creating and then selecting ttransmit profiles with the correct rca tx settings in them per band also buti fby doing it with global profiles you get to save and reuse the whole screen layout that you may want to be differant from band to band. When you really start to understand how profiles work you realize how powerfull they are and how easy it is to tecall all your favorite commonly used configurations.
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The problem with profiles as they are currently configured is that they are not "slice associated" that is if multiple slices are open and configured for different modes a unique profile [transmit/mic] can not be associated with each slice.

Take the case of two slices open, one for SSB and one for Digital. The SSB Mic profile would be 300-3000 and the digital might be 0-4000. Lets say you want to configure a slice for digital on 40M and one for 60M, both open at the same time. The 40M mic profile would be 0-4000 while 60M would be 0-2900. The examples are many but point up the need for profiles to be slice associated within the Global profile.
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Bill,  while not ideal, you can do what you describe.

Mic profiles are associated with specific modes. So for your example, you could set the SSB slice for transmitting then load or create & save a SSB mic profile. Then you would change the transmit slice to the digital mode slice and load or create & save a digital mode mic profile. As you switch back and forth between the two slices the MIC profile will change accordingly.
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Tim-

Yes, but in the case of 60M the bandwidth is less than all the other bands and with all the new digital modes Joe is creating there needs to be the ability to customize the low-high cut for each slice. The problem with 60M as it stands is if the high cut is greater than 2900 Hz the radio simply fails to transmit. So if I have a bunch of digital slices open for various bands [60M included]  and want to be able to be able to hop to anyone of them 60M becomes a problem. 
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How about creating a new mode called DIGU1 and DIGU2 so program logic stays the same but there are two choices for parameters when using the digital mode?
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I use a global profile (a combination of all three sub-profiles) to handle different digital modes.
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This is essential. Not just for transvertors, but also amps and multi-choice antennas too. Using profiles is a crude and rather ugly work around for what should be pretty basic and obviously necessity. What next?   profiles per band, per mode per TX1/2/3 etc. etc. gets to be one hell of a mess.

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