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pd0swl

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tuning accuracy
« on: 2015-08-23, 14:20:13 »
Hello,

Am I the only one or is the Nano tuning wheel still a bit inaccurate?

Am using the IC7100 / RRC / CT17 setup and tuning seems to hesitate between going up or down.
It is quite difficult to get to the right frequency.

Btw: will tuning above 56MHz become possible with the IC7100?

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Paul
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roland

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Re: tuning accuracy
« Reply #1 on: 2015-08-24, 10:03:59 »
Just an idea. The best way to get a more steady rotation is to place the finger on the tuning wheel and the drag it outward outside the wheel and then rotate. This way you get much better control of what you are doing.

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Re: tuning accuracy
« Reply #2 on: 2015-08-24, 18:16:07 »
Hi Roland,

Yes, going "out of the wheel" while tuning makes it more accurate but still it misses/confuses quite a number of encoder pulses.
As if CI-V can't keep up with the server commands.

I also tried 4800 9600 baud with same results.

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Paul
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roland

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Re: tuning accuracy
« Reply #3 on: 2015-08-24, 20:42:39 »
Okay. I'm working on adding some additional features now so I can see if it can be "trimmed" a bit at the same time

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Re: tuning accuracy
« Reply #4 on: 2015-08-24, 23:59:50 »
Hi Roland,

I sure hope my wish list from many months ago gets worked on  ;)

Still at the top:
- Split support
- CW support
- Audio over loud speaker
- Profiles

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Mitch DJ0QN / K7DX

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Re: tuning accuracy
« Reply #5 on: 2015-08-25, 22:16:21 »
@Roland: thanks!

@Mitch: And tuning >56MHz please  :)
« Last Edit: 2015-08-25, 22:17:54 by pd0swl »

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Re: tuning accuracy
« Reply #6 on: 2015-09-01, 19:56:23 »
Hi Roland,

the "Tuning Function" would be nice :)

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Uwe
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Re: tuning accuracy
« Reply #7 on: 2015-10-17, 18:03:00 »
Hi Roland,

Thanks for adding the V/UHF ranges to the Icom Nano for IC-7100!

Tuning is somewhat better now, but still is a bit indecisive/jumpy.

Have you ever considered stepping away from the conventional "tuning wheel" to the "thumbwheel switch" way of tuning?
Simply select the decimal and hit an up/down arrow.

If that would be easier to make accurate, I wouldn't mind missing the tuning wheel.

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Paul
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roland

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Re: tuning accuracy
« Reply #8 on: 2015-10-18, 15:17:37 »
Not a bad idea. Will have a talk with Mike on that. Maybe some solution with both methods could be done.