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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 20:09:05 +0100

Op donderdag 15-11-2007 om 21:47 uur [tijdzone -0500], schreef Martin
Ewing - AA6E:
> Alex was spot on about the logic needing to be in the transceiver 
> backend.  I had forgotten all about this, but the Orion backend (my 
> backend!) seems to be set up correctly.  I coded and tested the 
> following snippet that retrieves the current output power in watts:
> status = rig_get_level(my_rig, RIG_VFO_CURR, RIG_LEVEL_RFPOWER, &pwr);
>       /* pwr (actually, pwr.f) is relative: 0.0 - 1.0 range */
> status = rig_power2mW(my_rig, &mwpwr, pwr.f, freq, mode);
>       /* mwpwr (int) will be set to the actual demanded output power
>         in milliwatts (0 - 100000 for the Orion). Freq and mode
>         are current valid rig vfo setting and operating mode. */

Yes, xlog was using both functions, but because of a wrong RFPOWER level
function for the ts870, I multiplied it by 2.56...

It is fixed in CVS now. There will be an updated xlog soon.

> I don't know what xlog is doing, but it is not this.  So I think we have 
> an actual bug report.
> 73 Martin AA6E

Joop PG4I

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