[pskmail] Re: Server Troubleshooting Guide?

  • From: barkerg@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 09:12:42 -0600 (MDT)

Ok, John, I finally got back to troubleshooting this system. What are the
next steps to try? The server still doesn't reply to the pings and I've
tried several modes. What sort of minimum signal level should I be trying?


> Hi Gary,
> That makes sense then. At home, for doing on-air tests, I have made up
> a small "leaky" coax cable between the rig and the dummy load by
> exposing the internal sleeve of the coax cable mid-way.
> That way I can expose or or less of the sleeve (where the central
> conductor is) and I can re-create approximately what happens on air as
> I have variable attenuation.
> In the past I have used a 100W incandescent bulb fed through a tuner
> as a very leaky dummy load. But then I could not adjust the
> attenuation of the signal.
> Good luck with the system.
> All the best,
> 73, John
> On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 2:15 PM,  <barkerg@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> John: The first ping from the client appeared ok on the server's fldigi
>> screen, however it did not respond since I forgot to enable pskmail on
>> the
>> server. The next few client pings only appeared as gibberish on the
>> server
>> and with no response. I then appeared to have some sort of memory leak
>> (and screen freeze) on the client and ran out of time. I'll be out of
>> town
>> for the next few days so I'll have to resume testing after that. Thanks
>> for your reply.
>> 73,
>> Gary

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