[pskmail] Re: problems getting jPSKmail to work

  • From: gm0csz <gm0csz@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 5 Jan 2014 00:35:15 +0000

Jan , Referring to your last problem , a question : Are you a member of
dialout group ?

If not ,do   :    sudo  adduser  <username>  dialout            <username>
is  jan

Good Luck

Frank , GM0CSZ / KN6WH


On Sat, Jan 4, 2014 at 6:02 PM, Jan Bruggeman <jan@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> All,
>
> First of all, my best wishes for the new year. I'm sure all of you have
> made good wishes and goals for the new year, and so have I.
>
> One of my 2014 goals is to finally get a working jpskmail installation
> both at home and on board. I have made a dedicated installation at home so
> this project will not interfere with my other ongoing projects.
>
> What I have so far:
> *** system ************************************************************
> *****
> radio hardware:
> antenna: gap titan dx
> tuner: mfj 929
> radio: kenwood ts-140s
> optional if-10c/rs232 interface for rig controll:
> http://www.eham.net/reviews/detail/3275
> sound-card connector: psk-simpel-interface from http://www.sec-digital.de/
>
> computer:
> old medion pc:
> LinuxMint mate 1.6.0, kernel 3.10-2-486 (debian based)
> 882 Mb intern
> 250 Gb hd
> celeron 450 cpu @2.20Ghz
>
> *** software installed ******************************
> **********************
> standard mint installation
> extra's:
> hamlib (libhamlibs-utils)
> ntpd
> fldigi
> jpskmail 2.0.30 (using file jPSKmail-2.0.30-Linux-x86-Install)
>
> *** startup messages ******************************
> *************************
> jan@marconi ~/jpskmail $ java -jar ./javapskmail.jar
> configuration.xml
> Stable Library
> =========================================
> Native lib Version = RXTX-2.2pre2
> Java lib Version = RXTX-2.1-7
> WARNING: RXTX Version mismatch
> Jar version = RXTX-2.1-7
> native lib Version = RXTX-2.2pre2
> Fontconfig warning: "/etc/fonts/conf.d/53-monospace-lcd-filter.conf",
> line 10: Having multiple values in <test> isn't supported and may not work
> as expected
> get_java_var: invalid file descriptor
> get_java_var: invalid file descriptor
> get_java_var: invalid file descriptor
> get_java_var: invalid file descriptor
> .....
>
> So I am at a point where the jPSKmail program seems to run fine, except
> for these 'invalid file descriptor' messages that keep popping up, but
> doesn't seem to be a problem. I experience some other problems:
>
> *** problem 1 ************************************************************
> ****
> using rigctl's ts-140s driver (225) produces the following error:
>
> jan@marconi ~/jpskmail $ rigctl -vv -m 225 -r /dev/ttyUSB0
> kenwood_transaction: Command is not correctly terminated 'f���'
> kenwood_transaction: Command is not correctly terminated 'f��'
> kenwood_transaction: Command is not correctly terminated 'f�'
> Opened rig model 225, 'TS-140S'
>
> Rig command: f
> kenwood_get_freq: unsupported VFO 536870912
> get_freq: error = Invalid parameter
>
> Rig command: q
>
> => this is resolved in fldigi by using ts-440 driver (202), but jpskmail
> shows weird behavior when I do that. Sometimes it seems to work, sometimes
> not.
>
> Note that the rig interface is /dev/ttyUSB0 , 4800 baud
>
> *** problem 2 ************************************************************
> ****
> hardware ptt doesn't work: the rig does not transmit when pushing connect
> button
> => hardware ptt selected over /dev/ttyS0, RTS to be activated. (these
> settings do work in fldigi)
>
> I've allready tried all possible settings (I think), but to no avail. Can
> anybody give me a hint as to what I might try next ?
>
> thanks on beforehand and keep up the good work !
>
> --
> mvg,
> Jan Bruggeman - ON4AIN
> Snoekstraat 79
> 9000 Gent
>
> gsm: +32 476 066 826
> web: http://www.aubine.be
> mail: jan@xxxxxxxxx
> skype: oceansailor
>
>
>

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