[App_rpt] audio setup issues with USB FOBs

Steven Henke steve.w9sh at gmail.com
Thu Apr 17 08:25:12 EDT 2008


Don, I think the mute level is hard coded. A little bit too much hiss from
receiver audio amp and it will never/unreliably close. I'll make that a
config file option and get back to you. 73, Steve H. W9SH

On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 6:29 AM, Don Russell <w9drr at live.com> wrote:

> I had what I thought was a good idea. I have an old S.A.M.E. Weather
> radio, that trips
> its squelch on any Fips Duck fart, it self squelches just after the
> closing FIPS code.
> So I wired the audio out to a usb dongle. the usbradio.conf is set for
> "Speaker".
> I got it tuned up and sounding pretty good.
>
> However in neither vox or USB carrier detect mode can detect the absense
> of audio. They
> both say the audio signal level is at 1000. even with NO audio coming from
> the receiver.
> I link into the node and it just keeps kerchunking itself in a vicious
> loop when there is no
> audio. With audio it plays fine.
>
> I created a private node (8888) and I can link in and get audio ok, but as
> soon as the wx radio audio is squelched the kerchunking starts.
> I tried monitor only and full duplex/simplex settings in both
> usbradio.conf and rpt.conf.
>
> I tried squelch settings from 0 to 999 with no luck. the squelch received
> level is always 1000.
>
> I want it to be semipermanently linked in and just dump the weather
> service to air whenever the
> receiver trips.
>
> This has to be some simple setting I'm just not finding it.
>
> Don
> W9DRR
>
>
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