[WriteLog] Erroneous Frequencies

Joe Subich, W4TV lists at subich.com
Thu Oct 23 00:09:53 EDT 2014


> At that time I was using the CT-17 to interface the radio and the
> PW-1 amp.

You were probably seeing collisions between the radio's response to
WriteLog's polling and the PW-1.  You're lucky the bad frequencies
in WriteLog were the only problem with that configuration.


    ... Joe, W4TV

On 2014-10-22 11:23 PM, Gary AL9A wrote:
> I think Joe is onto something.  I used to see the weird frequencies
> flash in the bandmap from time to time too and thought it was a WL bug.
> At that time I was using the CT-17 to interface the radio and the PW-1
> amp.  After incorporating the microHAM microKEYER II and using its
> dedicated CI-V output for the PW-1 the bandmap jitters disappeared.  I
> hadn't really thought about it much since there have been multiple WL
> upgrades in the interim and I was thinking they fixed the bug, whatever
> it was.  But now Joe has me thinking the it was probably an RF problem
> that has somehow been "cured" by the MKII. Different length cables or
> more ferrite cores?  Not sure, but it is no longer a problem for me.
> 73,
> Gary AL9A
> -----Original Message----- From: joeduerbusch
> Sent: October 22, 2014 2:17 PM
> To: NR Smith
> Cc: writelog at contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [WriteLog] Erroneous Frequencies
> I had the same problem, RF getting into the CV-I cable, that is if you are
> using an ICOM rig.
> When I went to a FLEX-3000 rig and used a virtual CAT cable, the problem
> went away.  I don' t think it is a WL problem.
> Joe K0BX
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 10:12 PM, NR Smith <nrsmith at citlink.net> wrote:
>> I am getting Erroneous Frequencies on my bandmap when I transmit.  Not
>> all
>> the time but quite often.
>> Is it RF causing this, or something else?
>> Nick,
>> W4GKM
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