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Re: [Xlog-discussion] v1.6 adventures & comments

From: Joop Stakenborg
Subject: Re: [Xlog-discussion] v1.6 adventures & comments
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2007 20:06:11 +0100

Op donderdag 15-11-2007 om 19:04 uur [tijdzone +0100], schreef Alexandru

> The application can use rig->power2mW API function if it is implemented
> by the backend.

None of the backends implements this.

> Otherwise, the min/max power is also available via the
> rig_caps->tx_range_list1 / 2 - again, if properly implemented by the
> backend.

That's right, the actual power is simply the rig's maximum power times a
number between zero and one. That's how rig_power2mW calculates it.

> Conversion shouldn't be done at application level,
> since for HF/VHF/UHF rigs the max power depends on which band you are
> on. I don't know if there is any convention for whether 1.0
> corresponds to the "global" max power or just the band specific max
> power.
> 73
> Alex OZ9AEC

Joop PG4I

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