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My  Personal Notes On Rig Setup & Software
                   Setup For WSJT Mode

The Whole Point Of All Of The Below Is To:

1. Be Sure Your Sound Card 3D-stereo Is Turned Off
2. Do Not Overdrive Your Rig Audio In
3. Set The WSJT Tones To The Same Output Level
4. Have The Correct Operating Bandpass For The WSJT Tones
5. Alert You To The Fact That Some Rigs Have Trouble With WSJT When
Using Speech Processors and Transmit/Receive Equalizers. 

                                       * Note For Windows XP Users

                 IF: Your Sound Card Line In does not have enough recv gain

I never noticed this till I upgraded to Win XP from Win98. In WSJT options when I select the "Adjust
RX Volume Control" the mixer that comes up shows the normal LINE IN + it now shows a
RECORDING mixer control. BOTH will affect the incoming level to the wsjt sftwr while in the recv
       If you are having tbl with not enough gain with your LINE IN all the way up see if u also have this
RECORDING control and turn it up. Makes a ton of diff here.
       I use a soundblaster AWE32 sound card running Win XP. You may need to (in the mixer) be sure
your advanced controls are turned on (options/advanced controls) , and then click on the ADVANCED
button to select RECORDING to have it shown in main mixer panel.

                IF: Windows XP starts up with your com port keyed in operate

In Windows XP just click on START and look for WINDOWS UPDATE. Run a WINDOWS UPDATE.
After you have completed all the latest Windows XP updates the com port trouble will go away.

(be sure and boot your PC after doing all the Windows XP updates)

If after doing the Windows XP updates you still have your com port stuck in transmit try the below.
Normally just doing the Windows XP updates will fix the trouble.

    Windows XP Com port Settings on my machine + info on WSJT software setup option

Here is how I have my Windows Devise Manager "properties/port settings" set for the Com Port I use for
WSJT in Windows XP

Bits Per Second = 9600
Data Bits = 8
Parity =None
Stop Bits =1
Flow Control =Xon/Xoff
Advanced Tab
Use FIFO Buffers 16550 UART = checked

*Note also in WSJT "Setup" be sure "Alernate PTT Logic"  has NO check mark by it

                                          WSJT FSK441


1A.)     Be sure "if" you have any "3D Stereo, Surround Sound, or similar" turned
       On to "TURN IT OFF". Look in your windows mixer "advanced options". In some
       PC's it will not appear there but will be found in a program folder for your
       particular sound card.

       You may find that your sound card and software does not support this so
       it will not be a factor. You might also need to check tone levels as below.


       "If" you have a problem with getting each of the (4) WSJT tones to be of
       equal value or "if" you find that your "average" reading wattmeter shows
       a difference when sending out muti-tones vs. a single tone try the below 
       (a PEP meter will not be able to show any difference between multi-tones       
       vs. a single tone ).

       *Note #1- It has been reported that some rigs work fine on tone A-B-C-D tests, 
       and test for single tone vs.  multi-tones power out on an avg. reading wattmeter 
       with the speech processor turned on and with ALC action.
       It seems to depend on the particular rig. If you have trouble try the below.


                      EQUIPMENT NEEDED

            A power meter set to avg for the setup.

                      PRE-SETUP CRITERIA

       (Suggested PC and Rig Initial Setup for trouble shooting purposes)

1B.)    Turn OFF SPEECH PROCESSOR "if" available.
       May or may not be needed. See note #1 above.

2B.)    Turn OFF any XMIT EQUALIZER "if" available.
       May or may not be needed. On Kenwood TS-2000 so far it has been found to
       be needed to turn it off.
       Other rigs that have a form of XMIT EQUALIZER may or may not need it turn
       off when running WSJT.

3B.)     Set rig bandpass to 2400hz "if" you have a way to pick different xmit
       filter bandpass. The max. frequency transmitted by WSJT is 2205hz.
       Too narrow of a xmit bandpass could affect transmission of the highest
       frequency tone sent "2205hz".

       and TREBLE if available. Look in windows mixer advanced settings or the
       program folder for your type of sound card.

       *Note- You may find that your sound card software does not support this so it  
        may not be a factor. You might also need to check tone levels as below.

5B.)    "If" you have  "3D stereo or surround sound etc" and it is turned ON as shown
        in MIXER ADVANCED SETTINGS be sure to turn it OFF. Very Important "if"
        you have it and it is turned on to turn it off.

        See also section 1A.) above for other ways that might be needed to find this 
        option in your PC "if" your PC has it.

6B.)     Set rig MIC GAIN to NORMAL SSB talking position


                         (Set Windows Mixer For Initial Testing)

7B.)    In WSJT put out MULTI-TONES RRR and ADJ windows MIXER WAV OUT
        from minimum to point where ALC meter just starts to move. Then turn MIXER
        WAV OUT *down* slightly (so that there is *no* ALC meter movement).

        *Note- If your rig doesn't have an ALC meter, send MULTI-TONE RRR and 
        adjust windows MIXER WAV OUT from minimum to point where power output 
        of rig stops increasing. Then turn DOWN MIXER WAV OUT until power out of 
        rig drops to approximately 50%.

        **ALC method works best.

                                         (Set Tones A-B-C-D)

8B.)     In WSJT, SET TONES A-B-C-D for same power out ( useWSJT setup ) 
       *but make sure you NEVER see any reading on ALC meter during this step*. If 
       any indication on ALC meter, go back to step 7B.) and reduce MIXER WAV OUT
       further before continuing. Make sure all 4 tones show equal  power out and that 
       there is no ALC reading on any of the tones before continuing to the next step.

       *Note -  If your power output varies by more than about 20% among the four
FSK441 tones, you may wish to adjust amplitudes of the generated audio
tones individually. Amplitude settings can vary from 0.000 (off) to
1.000 (full amplitude). They refer to voltage, not power. So if your
        powers are 100, 100, 100, and 200 Watts in the four tones,
you should set the
        amplitude numbers to 1.000, 1.000, 1.000, and 0.707
(because 0.707 squared is equal to 0.5).

        *Note- If no ALC meter, make sure power out of rig never goes above 75% of 
         max. output.  If it goes higher on any of the tones, reduce MIXER WAV OUT
         to keep below that level. Make sure all 4 tones show equal average power out
         and that this power is less than 75% of maximum output as noted before 
         continuing to the next step.

                                            IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A POWER METER SEE BELOW

        *Note- It has been reported that one does not need a power meter to adjust the
         tone levels, just use an ampmeter and adjust to maximum current draw.
         This works so long as you don't try to increase the audio input beyond the
         maximum current draw, lest you start overdriving the audio and
         splattering all over the band.  Many power supplies have a built-in amp meter
         which is acurrate enough for this purpose.

         **ALC method works best.

                                 (Set Windows Mixer For Final Testing)

9B.)     In WSJT put out MULTI-TONES RRR and ADJ windows MIXER WAV OUT
         from minimum setting up to point where ALC meter *just* starts to deflect. This
         should keep audio drive level to an amount to reduce distortion
         (if you have a rigblaster inline you should be able to leave it at it's previous drive
         out setting this way).

         *Note-  your "AVERAGE" vs. pep POWER OUT during this step to be used for 
         compairison to  SINGLE TONE RRR check below in step 10B.)

         *Note- If your rig doesn't have an ALC meter, send MULTI-TONE RRR and adjust 
          windows MIXER WAV OUT from minimum to point where power output of rig 
          stops increasing. Then turn DOWN MIXER WAV OUT until power out of rig 
          drops slightly.
    **ALC method works best.

                                  (Final WSJT Setup and Check)

10B.)    In WSJT put out SINGLE TONE RRR and ADJ rig MIC GAIN if needed so that the
          SINGLE TONE RRR matches the previous MULTI-TONES RRR on a "AVERAGE"
          power reading wattmeter as  in step 9B.). (It should be close by this point)
          (may need to reduce mic gain slightly to drop SINGLE TONE RRR to the previous
          MULTI-TONES RRR "AVERAGE" power level).

           *Note- You may or may not need to make any adjustments here.

11B.)    Set drive to amp via power control on rig for desired output power level.

         *Note -  All 4 tones should now produce the same power out plus muti-tones
         should now read the same as a single tone on an avg. reading watttmeter.