V3 Mac user Question xDax and xCat ..do they work in V3 ??

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Now  that V3 is out in the wild and users are downloading and using it.

My question it aimed at Mac users.

As digital modes are important to me
and
the key interfaces are xdax and xcat and my main modes are FT8 and RTTY

Question#1..Does xDax and xCAT with wsjtx ( FT8 Mode)

Question#2  Does FLDIGI still work for you?

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I read on the Dogpark site that Max logger and DogparkSDR were not supported at this time.  Not sure on xDax and xCat. 
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I’ll let you know about xDax / xCat / FLDigi as soon as my update to v3 is done :-)
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Ted, do you use DogparkSDR?  Curious to see if it does work.  I use DogparkSDR more than I do SSDR so I don't want to purchase V3 yet.
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I do have dogParkSDR, and use it when I need it. I usually just let the front end GUI on my 6600M deal with the Panadapter / slice setup, and only use xDax / xCat plus the digital app on my Mac. I was planning on waiting for Don Agro to finish up dp changes before worrying about that, BUT, now find I cannot use v3 - xDax / xCat do not work.

Boo to Flex! I was tending to give Flex the benefit of the doubt in Dave's argument with them, but I think I just changed my mind. I REALLY wanted the advantages of v3, but now find they are useless to me :-( Almost sorry I spent the $199 (Cdn$270) for the upgrade.
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It's unlikely that xDAX and xCAT will work with V3. I did not expect such a big change at this time. My Flex is at my parents place since Xmas (I don't have any antennas where I live so I can either develop or operate remotely) and only after the Easter holidays I will be able to bring it here to do something with the apps. So if you need xDAX and xCAT for your operating you might have to stay with V2.. Sorry..

73, Mario DL3LSM
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Mario
thank you for the info

i am looking forward to your update whenever you can get to it....
but
most importantly, enjoy your holiday

thanks
Paul K3SF   .
one avid Mac user and grateful for Mac developers like Mario and Don and others...
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xDax and xCat DEFINITELY DO NOT WORK :-( I mostly use xCat / xDax / FlDigi / WSJT-X / JS8Call on the Mac, and let the "M" front end deal with the Panadapters / slices.

It's back to 2.4.9 :-(
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yep..
that is why i also have an M model


BUMMER ;-(


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I do have to say that SSDR for iOS and the “M” front panel co-exist very nicely. Had the radio with two pans/slices on 40m digital and phone, brought up the iPad on 20m phone and it worked great.