I have just downloaded and installed a new copy of SatPC32 12.8d and
registered it. I'm using it with a new radio as well, an IC-9700. I did
all the things I thought I remembered to setup the program and radio, and
it sort of works....
My problem is when the program starts up, it will shift the radio into the
Satellite Mode (good), and if I toggle the "C-/C+" CAT ON/OFF command, it
will take the calculated frequency and set the radio correctly (good).
However the radio is frequency is never updated after that, despite having
a CAT Tuning Interval of 30 Hertz for SSB. If I toggle the "C" command
off, then back on, it will update once, but never again. The other
interesting thing is the manual tuning controls (the arrows to the right of
the frequency display on SatPC32) work all the time. Click up 1k and the
Downlink changes by 1k.
All of the above seems to make me think that the radio and SatPC32 have
been setup correctly (and are talking to each other), but I don't
understand why I just get an initial frequency correction and nothing
else. Likely some bone-headed thing I have forgotten to do. Any ideas?
The other odd thing is that I can't fix the map to be stationary on the
observer -- it always follows the satellite. I've stored that setting and
restarted several times.
Thanks in advance!
73, Bob, WB4SON