PSK and RTTY signals can be viewed in a multi-channel context.
You can open an embedded or a separate dialog to access the
browser. These browsers can help to locate a signal of interest
on a busy
band. The browsers can be visible at any time, but are only
when fldigi is in one of the PSK or RTTY modes. Open the external
clicking on the View/Signal browser menu item.
It looks like this:
Toggle the visiblilty of the embedded viewer by selecting the View/Hide Channels on
the same menu list. Your main fldigi screen then opens a browser
panel on the left side of the Tx/Rx panel(s). Both browsers can
be viewed and used simultaneously. When you click on a valid
waterfall signal the browser will highlight the appropriate channel (if
it is also tracking that signal).
The browser can decode up to
30 simultaneous signals. As each signal is acquired within a 100
Hz channel width it is printed on the associated line. The user can elect to have each line annotated with
This panel can be resized horizontally
by dragging the interface between the browser and the Rx panel to the
left and right. You can drag all the way to the left to close the
panel (or use the menu button). The drag to the right is limited
to prevent sizing the Rx/Tx panels below their allowable limits.
a channel number,
the waterfall audio frequency,
the transceiver HF frequency + waterfall, or
Left click on a line of received text to move the waterfall frequency
and Rx panel tracking to that signal. The contents of the line of
transferred to the Rx text widget, and the main signal processing loop
track and decode that signal. Right click on a line of received
text and that line is cleared and the channel reset for a new
detection. You may have to do this occassionally if the detector
for that channel has locked on to a sideband of a PSK signal.
This is most likely to occur when the received signal as a marginal or
bad IMD. Use the Clear button to clear and reset all of the channels. Channel signal detection and processing should restart immediately.
Configuring the browser