RumLogNG and WSJT-X

Discussion in 'OS: Mac OS' started by WB0KSL, May 19, 2018.

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  1. WB0KSL

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    I just about have RumLogNG and WSJT-X playing nicely together with my IC-7300 and a new iMac. The last (I hope) issues are that when completing an FT8 QSO and logging it, the signal reports from WSJT-X in the “db” format (as in -12 etc) are not brought over to RumLogNG. RumLogNG defaults to 599 and 599. Also, RumLogNG logs the rig (base) frequency ( ie 10.136) rather than the base frequency plus the audio offset... Is this normal, or have I missed something? Thanks, all.

    73 de wb0ksl, John
  2. K7GQ

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    Which program is controlling the radio? If Rumlog, it would have no idea what the audio offset would be. While I use Aether (a different log program), I allow WSJT-X to control the radio, and JT-Bridge to real-time transfer the just logged entry to Aether. The logged frequency is precisely what you'd expect it to be.
  3. WB0KSL

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    Thanks for the reply. Yes, Rumlog is controlling the radio, and that would make sense, yet there is communication between WSJT-X and Rumlog both ways regarding rig frequency control. A band change in WSJT-X is reflected at both Rumlog and the radio. I guess I just assumed that since WSJT-X is passing other QSO information detail, such as callsign etc., to Rumlog, that it would be passing the detailed frequency and signal report information as well. Not a big hurdle, by any means, but it did make me wonder.

    73 de wb0ksl, John
  4. K8AJS

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    I ran WSJT-X with RUMlog that way for a while, running FT8. I don't remember my exact settings, but I know that I was getting the db numbers in the RUMlog report fields, so it is possible for that to happen.

    I'm not connected to the radio right now (I'm in Dayton at the Hamvention), but if you don't find the correct setting to make it work, I'll be able to check mine when I get home on Monday and possibly determine the difference.

    Hope this helps.

  5. K3DCW

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    Check the UDP preferences in RUMlogNG. I can't recall the exact title of the setting, but something like "log from WSJT-X". I think this is what you need. JTBridge also handles this all flawlessly.
  6. WB0KSL

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    K3DCW, that was it! Many thanks!

    73 de wb0ksl, John
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  7. DL2RUM

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    Currently there is a disadvantage (for some users) when WSJT-X saves QSOs directly in RUMlog. It's "fire and forget" but RUMlog saves data coming from WSJT-X only. I'm just testing a modification, where all data from WSJT-X and all data are filled in. The disadvantage here: You have to save the QSO manually by
    hitting the "Enter" key.
  8. WB0KSL

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    Thanks. I’ll watch for a possible update. I’m still in early days with Rumlog, but so far, I like it very well. Donation to follow shortly!

    73 de wb0ksl, John

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