The Options Menu and their short cuts provide the user with several commands
to control what happens in the software
TX and RX will toggle the program between transmit and receive.In addition to
the shortcut keys, the user can also click the TX/RX indicator in the Status Bar.
When selecting RX, the program will return to receive mode after all characters in
teh transmit buffer have been sent.
Selecting Abort will immediately abort any transmission in progress, return to
receive mode, and clear all remaining characters that are still in the transmit
Update Solar Forecast will update the solar forecast number that are displayed
on the main screen. This function has a timeout of 8 seconds so as not to lock
the program if it is unable to find the NASA web site or other internet anomalies
If the waterfall goes completely red or other color for some unknown reason, the
Resync Waterfall can be used to restart the waterfall back to normal. This
usually occurs if the program stalls for some unknown reason and the waterfall
timing gets out of sync with the main program.
The default RTTY shift is 170 Hz, but you can select from any of the following:
85, 170, 183, 200, 425, 450 or 850 Hz.
will be enabled anytime the DXCluster window is displayed and
allows the operator to spot the current call that is in the log.
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