Surface Pro tuning

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I have a New Surface Pro. I have been using it with my 6500 running SSDR and I am having a little difficulty tuning the radio. I'm trying to operate using just the Pen interface and I can't find an easy way to fine tune the radio. I can move a slice around but not precisely enough. I can't seem to easily increment the tuning by single steps. I realize I could hook up a mouse, and use the wheel, but I would rather not have to do that. Any tips on how to tune small increments using the pen interface?

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Jon - KF2E

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Rich McCabe

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I have a surface pro as well and have same issue with no work around so far except mouse !
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Andrew Russell

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I have also been looking for a solution. No virtual knob yet, nor mouse wheel etc.
I wonder if Surface Dial might work?
Andrew VK5CV
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Rich McCabe

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I just plugged in a griffin powermate and it does work.
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Jon - KF2E

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Okay guys, I found a workaround that does the job. If you go to the Microsoft store you can download an app called TouchMe Gesture Studio. It is a $5 app but comes with a 30 day trial. Once installed you can assign a two finger up/down screen gesture to be the mouse scroll up/down. Voila, you can now easily tune SSDR on your Surface pro. I'm sure I'm going to find lot's more applications for this app.  It's pretty straight forward but if any needs any help, just ask.
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Andrew Russell

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Jon,
Got it working up and down but it didn't work for 2 finger rotation.
I will put in an idea for a virtual flex control.
Andrew
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Adde Tjernberg

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has anyone tested the new(?) Surface Dial??

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBBF4X-frOU
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Bill W2PKY

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The wheel on an ordinary mouse will tune the radio