[pskmail] Re: TXdelay for server

  • From: "Robert J. Krasowski" <rkrasowski@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2012 22:25:59 -0500

Thanks John for eplanaition. I do not knoe why I was thinking that TXdelay is 
the one responsible for the problem. Will ask my friend on the boat to make 
changes. We are talking daily on SSB. 

Thanks like always

Sent from my iPad

On Jan 15, 2012, at 9:51 PM, John Douyere <vk2eta@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi Robert,
> I am not sure I understood you properly but let me make sure there is no 
> confusion.
> The rxdelay parameter in the server is a delay added between the end of 
> receiving and interpreting the received data from the client and its 
> transition to TX.
> So it does not have any effect on the fact that the server is missing the 
> beggining of the client's data.
> What I think you describe is a too small value of the txdelay of the client.
> I definitely recommend at least 1 or even 2 seconds to start with on the 
> client. Especially if the client runs on a fast machine or Android device.
> Please leave the TX delay at 1 on the server, and get the client to increase 
> its delay to 2 to start with.
> I am sure the exchange will be smoother. Timeouts on missed exchanges are 
> much more costly in terms of lost time than a slightly too long TX delay.
> Hope this helps,
> 73, John
> Robert Krasowski &lt;rkrasowski@xxxxxxxxx&gt; wrote:
> Hi all, 
> we have been successfully exchanging email with my friend on sailing boat. 
> One thing is problematic. With the setting of TXdelay=1, and modes TX=PSK250R 
> and RX=PSK250, server switch to receive too late and is catching only the end 
> of Client response. Not a killing problem but a problem that cause delays. 
> Best Regards 
> Robert 

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