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== Configuring Commander and WinWarbler for CW and RTTY Operation with an Elecraft K3 or KX3 using CAT Commands == == Configuring Commander and WinWarbler for CW and RTTY Operation with an Elecraft K3, K3S, or KX3 using CAT Commands ==
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An Elecraft K3 or KX3 can be directed to transmit CW, report decoded CW, transmit RTTY, and report decoded RTTY via CAT commands, eliminating the need for any external interface. Doing so requires both !WinWarbler and Commander to be running, with Commander [[TranceiverControlElecraft|configured to control an Elecraft K3 or KX3]]. Note that a connected P3 configured to display decoded CW or RTTY interferes with the K3's ability to report decoded CW or RTTT to Commander, and thus [[DisableElecraftP3DecodedTextDisplay|must be disabled]].

1. Tap the Menu button
2. Rotate the Select knob to SVGA Menu
3. Tap the Select knob
4. Rotate the Select knob to SVGA Data
5. Tap the Select knob to toggle Data Display on or off
An Elecraft K3, K3S, or KX3 can be directed to transmit CW, report decoded CW, transmit RTTY, and report decoded RTTY via CAT commands, eliminating the need for any external interface. Doing so requires both !WinWarbler and Commander to be running, with Commander [[TranceiverControlElecraft|configured to control an Elecraft K3, K3S, or KX3]]. Note that a connected P3 configured to display decoded CW or RTTY interferes with the K3's ability to report decoded CW or RTTY to Commander, and thus [[DisableElecraftP3DecodedTextDisplay|must be disabled]].
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To enable !WinWarbler to transmit CW via CAT command, set the '''Keying''' panel on the '''CW''' Tab of its Configuration window to ''Xcvr Ctrl App'' To enable !WinWarbler to transmit CW via CAT command, set the '''Keying''' panel on the '''CW''' Tab of its Configuration window to ''Xcvr Ctrl App'', and enable the transceiver's '''VOX''' function.
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To enable !WinWarbler to display CW decoded by a K3 or KX3, To enable !WinWarbler to display CW decoded by your radio,
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 1. configure your K3 or KX3 to decode CW, as described in the '''CW Text Decode Setup''' section of your K3 or KX3 owners manual  1. Configure your radio to decode CW, as described in the '''CW Text Decode Setup''' section of your radio's owners manual
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 1. in the '''Radio''' panel on the '''General''' tab of Commander's Configuration window,  1. In the '''Radio''' panel on the '''General''' tab of Commander's Configuration window,
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Decoded CW will appear in the CW receive pane on !WinWarbler's Main window. Decoded information can be [[CapturingDecodedInformation|captured by double-clicking]]. CW decoded by your radio will appear in the CW receive pane on !WinWarbler's Main window. Decoded information can be [[CapturingDecodedInformation|captured by double-clicking]].
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To enable !WinWarbler to transmit RTTY via CAT command, on the '''External Modem''' tab of its Configuration window, To enable !WinWarbler to transmit RTTY via CAT command and display RTTY decoded by your radio,
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 1. place the K3 or KX3 in ''DATA'' mode, ''FSK D'' submode  1. Configure your radio
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 1. On the '''RTTY''' tab of !WinWarbler's '''Configuration''' window, set the '''Modulation and transceiver mode''' panel to ''FSK LSB'', the '''Xcvr Mode''' to ''RTTY'', the '''Mark offset''' to ''-2125'', the '''Optimal Offset''' to ''2210''    a. place the radio in ''DATA'' mode, ''FSK D'' submode
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    * for a K3, set the '''FSK Control''' to the serial port you are using for [[FSKConnection|FSK keying]]    a. ensure that the radio's FSK speed is set correctly (''45 bps'' is the normal setting for amateur RTTY)
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    * for a KX3, set the '''FSK Control''' to ''none''    a. follow the instructions for RTTY decoding in the '''Data Text Decode Setup''' section of your radio's owners manual
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 1. On the '''General''' tab of Commander's '''Configuration''' window, set the '''RTTY sub-mode''' to ''FSK''. With the K3's ''DATA'' submode set to ''FSK D'', you may need to ensure that the K3's or KX3's FSK speed is set correctly (''45 bps'' is the normal setting for amateur RTTY).  1. On the '''General''' tab of Commander's '''Configuration''' window,
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 1. set the '''Model''' selector to '''Xcvr Ctrl App'''    a. set the '''RTTY sub-mode''' to ''FSK''
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 1. check the '''RTTY''' panel's '''enabled''' box    a. In the '''Radio''' panel,
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 1. On !WinWarbler's Main window, set the '''Operating Mode''' panel to ''RTTY''      i. if the '''Command interval''' is set to more than ''200'', set it to ''200''
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Characters typed into !WinWarbler's Main window's Transmit pane with the '''External Modem''' receive pane (denoted by an '''X''' in its left margin) active will be transmitted via your K3 or KX3.      i. check the '''Interrogation''' box
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To enable !WinWarbler to display RTTY decoded by a K3 or KX3,      i. check the '''Convey decoded RTTY to !WinWarbler''' box
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 1. Configure your K3 or KX3 to decode RTTY, as described in the '''Data Text Decode Setup''' section of your K3 or KX3 owners manual  1. In the '''FSK''' sub-panel in the '''Modulation and transceiver mode''' panel on the '''RTTY''' tab of !WinWarbler's '''Configuration''' window,
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 1. In the '''Radio''' panel on the '''General''' tab of Commander's Configuration window,    a. click the '''LSB''' button
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   a. if the '''Command interval''' is set to more than ''200'', set it to ''200''    a. set the '''Xcvr Mode''' selector to the right of the '''LSB''' button to ''RTTY''
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   a. check the '''Continuous interrogation''' box    a. set the '''Mark offset''' to ''-2125''
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   a. check the '''Convey decoded RTTY to !WinWarbler''' box    a. set the '''Optimal Offset''' to ''2210''
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 1. on the '''External Modem''' tab of its Configuration window,    a. set the '''FSK Control''' to ''none''

1. On the '''External Modem''' tab of !WinWarbler's Configuration window,
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   a. In the '''FSK''' sub-panel in the '''Modulation and transceiver mode''' panel,

     i. click the '''LSB''' button

     i. set the '''Xcvr Mode''' selector to the right of the '''LSB''' button to ''RTTY''

     i. set the '''Mark offset''' to ''-2125''

     i. set the '''Optimal Offset''' to ''2210''
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 1. On !WinWarbler's Main window, set the '''Operating Mode''' panel to ''RTTY''  1. On !WinWarbler's Main window,
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Decoded RTTY will appear in the the '''External Modem''' receive pane (denoted by an '''X''' in its left margin) on !WinWarbler's Main window. Decoded information can be [[CapturingDecodedInformation|captured by double-clicking]].    a. set the '''Operating Mode''' panel to ''RTTY''

   a. set the '''QSO''' selector to '''X''' in the '''RTTY Transmit''' panel so that all text typed into the transmit pane will be transmitted via your radio, no matter which receive pane is active

RTTY decoded by your radio
will appear in the the '''External Modem''' receive pane (denoted by an '''X''' in its left margin) on !WinWarbler's Main window. Decoded information can be [[CapturingDecodedInformation|captured by double-clicking]].
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Configuring Commander and WinWarbler for CW and RTTY Operation with an Elecraft K3, K3S, or KX3 using CAT Commands

An Elecraft K3, K3S, or KX3 can be directed to transmit CW, report decoded CW, transmit RTTY, and report decoded RTTY via CAT commands, eliminating the need for any external interface. Doing so requires both WinWarbler and Commander to be running, with Commander configured to control an Elecraft K3, K3S, or KX3. Note that a connected P3 configured to display decoded CW or RTTY interferes with the K3's ability to report decoded CW or RTTY to Commander, and thus must be disabled.

Transmitting and Receiving CW

To enable WinWarbler to transmit CW via CAT command, set the Keying panel on the CW Tab of its Configuration window to Xcvr Ctrl App, and enable the transceiver's VOX function.

To enable WinWarbler to display CW decoded by your radio,

  1. Configure your radio to decode CW, as described in the CW Text Decode Setup section of your radio's owners manual

  2. In the Radio panel on the General tab of Commander's Configuration window,

    1. if the Command interval is set to more than 200, set it to 200

    2. check the Interrogation box

    3. check the Convey decoded CW to WinWarbler box

  3. On the CW tab of WinWarbler's Configuration window, check the display xmit/rcv characters box

  4. On WinWarbler's Main window, set the Operating Mode panel to CW

CW decoded by your radio will appear in the CW receive pane on WinWarbler's Main window. Decoded information can be captured by double-clicking.

Transmitting and Receiving RTTY

To enable WinWarbler to transmit RTTY via CAT command and display RTTY decoded by your radio,

  1. Configure your radio
    1. place the radio in DATA mode, FSK D submode

    2. ensure that the radio's FSK speed is set correctly (45 bps is the normal setting for amateur RTTY)

    3. follow the instructions for RTTY decoding in the Data Text Decode Setup section of your radio's owners manual

  2. On the General tab of Commander's Configuration window,

    1. set the RTTY sub-mode to FSK

    2. In the Radio panel,

      1. if the Command interval is set to more than 200, set it to 200

      2. check the Interrogation box

      3. check the Convey decoded RTTY to WinWarbler box

  3. In the FSK sub-panel in the Modulation and transceiver mode panel on the RTTY tab of WinWarbler's Configuration window,

    1. click the LSB button

    2. set the Xcvr Mode selector to the right of the LSB button to RTTY

    3. set the Mark offset to -2125

    4. set the Optimal Offset to 2210

    5. set the FSK Control to none

  4. On the External Modem tab of WinWarbler's Configuration window,

    1. set the Model selector to Xcvr Ctrl App

    2. In the FSK sub-panel in the Modulation and transceiver mode panel,

      1. click the LSB button

      2. set the Xcvr Mode selector to the right of the LSB button to RTTY

      3. set the Mark offset to -2125

      4. set the Optimal Offset to 2210

    3. check the RTTY panel's enabled box

  5. On WinWarbler's Main window,

    1. set the Operating Mode panel to RTTY

    2. set the QSO selector to X in the RTTY Transmit panel so that all text typed into the transmit pane will be transmitted via your radio, no matter which receive pane is active

RTTY decoded by your radio will appear in the the External Modem receive pane (denoted by an X in its left margin) on WinWarbler's Main window. Decoded information can be captured by double-clicking.

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