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To use the [:PTTMechanism:PTT serial port's] !TxD pin, open the '''Config''' window's '''PTT''' tab and note the serial port selected in the '''PTT''' panel's '''Port''' tab. Select the Config window's '''RTTY''' tab, and in the '''Modulation and transceiver mode''' panel's '''FSK''' section, To use the [:PTTMechanism:PTT serial port's] TxD pin, open the '''Config''' window's '''PTT''' tab and note the serial port selected in the '''PTT''' panel's '''Port''' tab. Select the Config window's '''RTTY''' tab, and in the '''Modulation and transceiver mode''' panel's '''FSK''' section,

the FSK connection

Transceivers capable of [:AFSKFSK:FSK] operation generally provide a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transistor–transistor_logic TTL] input (voltage levels +5 VDC, 0 VDC) that controls the switching between Mark and Space frequency generation:

  • Transceiver

    FSK Mode Name

    FSK Input Signal (connector & pin)

    Elecraft K3

    FSK D

    FSK IN (ACC pin 1)

    Icom

    RTTY

    RTTY (ACC-1 pin 1)

    Kenwood TS-2000

    FSK

    RTTY (ACC2 pin 2)

    TenTec Omni-VII

    FSK

    MARK/SPACE (ACC 1 pin 5)

    TenTec Orion II

    FSK

    MARK/SPACE (I/O pin 8)

    Yaesu FT-450

    RTTY

    FSK IN (DATA pin 4)

    Yaesu FT-950

    RTTY

    FSK IN (RTTY/PKT pin 4)

    Yaesu FT-1000MP MARK-V

    RTTY

    SHIFT (RTTY pin 1)

    Yaesu FT-2000

    RTTY

    SHIFT (RTTY pin 1)

    Yaeus FTDX-9000

    RTTY

    FSK IN( RTTY pin 4)

WinWarbler can be configured to generate this signal

  • using the [:PTTMechanism:PTT serial port's] TxD pin

or

  • using the TxD, RTS, or DTR pin of any available serial port

All of these signals employ [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rs232 RS-232] voltage levels (+12 VDC, -12 VDC), so an external level converter is required:

WinWarbler can be configured to generate the FSK signal on the TxD, RTS, or DTR pins of any available serial port. If you are using a USB-to-serial-port adaptor and will be configuring WinWarbler to generate the FSK signal on the TxD pin, then this USB-to-serial-port adaptor must support 5-bit operation at 45 baud; if you are using a USB-to-serial-port adaptor and will be configuring WinWarbler to generate the FSK signal on the RTS or DTR pins, then support for 5-bit operation at 45 baud is not required.

To use the [:PTTMechanism:PTT serial port's] TxD pin, open the Config window's PTT tab and note the serial port selected in the PTT panel's Port tab. Select the Config window's RTTY tab, and in the Modulation and transceiver mode panel's FSK section,

  • click the LSB button

  • set the FSK Control selector to the same serial port selected in Port panel on the Config window's PTT tab

For more flexibility in serial port selection or to utilize a USB-to-serial-port adaptor that does not support 5-bit operation at 45 baud, open the Config window's RTTY tab, and in the Modulation and transceiver mode panel's FSK section,

  • click the LSB button

  • set the FSK Control selector to ExtFSK

When the Main window's Operating Mode panel is set to RTTY with the Enabled box checked on the Config window's RTTY tab, an EXTFSK icon will appear in the Windows Task Bar along the bottom of your monitor. Click this EXTFSK icon to open the EXTFSK window; in this window,

  • set the Port selector to the desired serial port

  • set the FSK output panel to TxD, RTS, or DTR as desired (if using a USB-to-serial-port adaptor that doesn't support 5-bit operation at 45 baud, choose RTS or DTR)

The EXTFSK icon will appear in the Windows Task Bar whenever you operate in soundcard RTTY mode, but it will remember the settings you've established, so subsequently opening the ESTFSK window is unnecessary.


[:Multimode_Setup:Setting up CW, Phone, PSK, and RTTY Operation]

[:Operation:Getting Started with CW, Phone, PSK, and RTTY Operation]

[:GettingStarted:Getting Started with DXLab]

FSKConnection (last edited 2019-07-02 22:20:49 by AA6YQ)