[NA-User] Alt-F4 and the bandmap
David A. Pruett
k8cc at comcast.net
Thu Oct 30 23:20:55 EST 2003
It does appear the Alt-F4 feature is broken, at least with regards to
returning to your original frequency. Unfortunately, I won't be able to
fix this before the weekend.
As a workaround, I would suggest pressing the "A=B" key before pulling the
spot, then you can use the "A<>B" swap key to return to your original
At 04:32 PM 10/30/03 -0500, ed.miske at kennametal.com wrote:
>Have never used this feature, (not being a packet guy) but thought I might
>try it for SS this weekend.
>After reading the manual and talking to a buddy, I'm ok with everything
>except I can't seem to make Alt-F4 work to take me back to my previous
>I see in the REV notes that in 10.52 that problem was fixed, but my 10.49
>and 10.59 act exactly alike......neither version takes me back.
>In summary, I select "Fixed position band map" from the Program Options
>Control Panel. Do the Ctl-F6 to open bandmap window, enter a call in the
>call field, do CTL-enter and then enter and the calll is added to the
>bandmap; I add a few more at variious freqs, then do the Ctl -->, highlight
>one of the calls and hit enter and the raido goes to that frequency, but
>Alt-F4 will not take me back to the previous freq, no matter if I do it
>(ALt-F4) after simulating a complete QSO, or right away or after clearing
>the field with F11 and maybe a few other iterations I may have tried.
>Am i missing something simple? Or maybe something not so simple? Or are
>their still problems?
>I know I can use the "A+B" vfo button on the rig to accomplish pretty much
>the same thing but I would like to keep my fingers around the keyboard as
>much as possible.
>Thanks for any input
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