WinWarbler Online Help Contents
If the waterfall right-click box is unchecked, right-clicking in the tuning display unchecks the net setting and sets the transmission frequency; if the waterfall right-click box is checked, you must depress the Ctrl key while right-clicking in the tuning display to set the transmission frequency. Checking the net box causes transmission frequency to automatically follow the selected receive channel's frequency; the net box will automatically be unchecked and disabled if operating in FSK. The transmission frequency is continuously displayed in the transmit panel.
Information to be transmitted is entered into the Transmit Pane by direct keystroke; to clear information entered into the transmit pane, click the X button on the transmit pane's right margin. To increase the number of text lines visible in the transmit pane, click the resize button on the transmit pane's right margin. Sixteen macro buttons provide an alternative means of supplying information to be transmitted; macros can automatically transmit your callsign, the callsign, name, and QTH of the station with whom you are in QSO, incoming and outgoing signal reports, the current UTC time or date, and the contents of files.
To initiate transmission, click the Start button in the transmit panel, or strike the F2 key, or strike the Insert key; the Start button is immediately disabled, and remains so until transmission terminates. Initiating transmission enables the transmit panel's Stop, and Abort buttons. If Auto format is enabled, the specified initial characters will be transmitted. As information is transmitted, its displayed in the currently selected receive pane using a white font to differentiate it from received information. If you are simultaneously receiving RTTY via both soundcard and external modem and wish to transmit via the soundcard, you must select the soundcard RTTY receive pane before initiating transmission; do so by clicking the mouse anywhere within the soundcard RTTY receive pane -- its channel label will turn red to indicate this selection.
If you check the RTTY transmit panel's Tune box with modulation set to FSK, then clicking the Start button will immediately direct your transceiver to transmit a RTTY mark tone until you click the Stop or Abort buttons.
To automatically terminate
transmission after all information to be transmitted has been sent, click the
button in the
To immediately terminate transmission, click the Abort button in the transmit panel, or strike the Esc or End key. Any un-transmitted information is discarded.
If the auto stop option is enabled, transmission is terminated after idle characters are sent for 2 consecutive seconds; tuning does not activate this mechanism. If Auto format is enabled, the specified final characters will be transmitted before stopping.
If the terminate transmission after long idle option is enabled, transmission is terminated after idle characters are sent for 15 consecutive seconds; tuning does not activate this mechanism.
Clicking the right mouse button on the transmit display pane produces a pop-up menu with two commands:
Transmit file presents a Windows file selector with which to choose a file to be transmitted, starts transmission, and then transmits the contents of the selected file click the Abort button to terminate this operation before it is complete.
Striking Ctrl-V in the Transmit Pane also initiates the Paste (insert Clipboard into Transmit Pane) operation.
If you are using AFSK, you can transmit reversed tones by checking the Transmit panel's reverse box. Modifying this checkbox automatically updates the transmit setting in the Reverse panel on the Config window's RTTY tab.