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XMLRPC Application Programming Interface

Fldigi provides an xmlrpc socket service interface for the use by external programs. This type of interface is independent of operating system, and allows the same API to be used whether on Linux, Unix, Windows or OS X. It also allows the external program to communicate with fldigi on a LAN or WAN. The API:

fldigi.list                     A:n     Returns the list of methods.
fldigi.name                     s:n     Returns the program name.
fldigi.version_struct           S:n     Returns the program version as a struct.
fldigi.version                  s:n     Returns the program version as a string.
fldigi.name_version             s:n     Returns the program name and version.
fldigi.config_dir               s:n     Returns the name of the configuration
                                        directory.
fldigi.terminate                n:i     Terminates fldigi. ``i'' is bitmask spec-
                                        ifying data to save:
                                        0=options; 1=log; 2=macros.


modem.get_name                  s:n     Returns the name of the current modem.
modem.get_names                 A:n     Returns all modem names.
modem.get_id                    i:n     Returns the ID of the current modem.
modem.get_max_id                i:n     Returns the maximum modem ID number.
modem.set_by_name               s:s     Sets the current modem. Returns old name.
modem.set_by_id                 i:i     Sets the current modem. Returns old ID.
modem.set_carrier               i:i     Sets modem carrier. Returns old carrier.
modem.inc_carrier               i:i     Increments the modem carrier frequency.
                                        Returns the new carrier.
modem.get_carrier               i:n     Returns the modem carrier frequency.
modem.get_afc_search_range      i:n     Returns the modem AFC search range.
modem.set_afc_search_range      i:i     Sets the modem AFC search range.
                                        Returns the old value.
modem.inc_afc_search_range      i:i     Increments the modem AFC search range.
                                        Returns the new value.
modem.get_bandwidth             i:n     Returns the modem bandwidth.
modem.set_bandwidth             i:i     Sets the modem bandwidth.
                                        Returns the old value.
modem.inc_bandwidth             i:i     Increments the modem bandwidth.
                                        Returns the new value.
modem.get_quality               d:n     Returns the modem signal quality in the
                                        range [0:100].
modem.search_up                 n:n     Searches upward in frequency.
modem.search_down               n:n     Searches downward in frequency.
modem.olivia.set_bandwidth      n:i     Sets the Olivia bandwidth.
modem.olivia.get_bandwidth      i:n     Returns the Olivia bandwidth.
modem.olivia.set_tones          n:i     Sets the Olivia tones.
modem.olivia.get_tones          i:n     Returns the Olivia tones.


main.get_status1                s:n     Returns the contents of the 1st status
                                        field (typically s/n).
main.get_status2                s:n     Returns the contents of the 2nd status
                                        field.
main.get_sideband               s:n     [DEPRECATED; use main.get_wf_sideband
                                         and/or rig.get_mode]
main.set_sideband               n:s     [DEPRECATED; use main.set_wf_sideband
                                         and/or rig.set_mode]
main.get_wf_sideband            s:n     Returns the current waterfall sideband.
main.set_wf_sideband            n:s     Sets the waterfall sideband to USB or LSB.
main.get_frequency              d:n     Returns the RF carrier frequency.
main.set_frequency              d:d     Sets the RF carrier frequency.
                                        Returns the old value.
main.inc_frequency              d:d     Increments the RF carrier frequency.
                                        Returns the new value.
main.get_afc                    b:n     Returns the AFC state.
main.set_afc                    b:b     Sets the AFC state.
                                        Returns the old state.
main.toggle_afc                 b:n     Toggles the AFC state.
                                        Returns the new state.
main.get_squelch                b:n     Returns the squelch state.
main.set_squelch                b:b     Sets the squelch state.
                                        Returns the old state.
main.toggle_squelch             b:n     Toggles the squelch state.
                                        Returns the new state.
main.get_squelch_level          d:n     Returns the squelch level.
main.set_squelch_level          d:d     Sets the squelch level.
                                        Returns the old level.
main.inc_squelch_level          d:d     Increments the squelch level.
                                        Returns the new level.
main.get_reverse                b:n     Returns the Reverse Sideband state.
main.set_reverse                b:b     Sets the Reverse Sideband state.
                                        Returns the old state.
main.toggle_reverse             b:n     Toggles the Reverse Sideband state.
                                        Returns the new state.
main.get_lock                   b:n     Returns the Transmit Lock state.
main.set_lock                   b:b     Sets the Transmit Lock state.
                                        Returns the old state.
main.toggle_lock                b:n     Toggles the Transmit Lock state.
                                        Returns the new state.
main.get_rsid                   b:n     Returns the RSID state.
main.set_rsid                   b:b     Sets the RSID state.
                                        Returns the old state.
main.toggle_rsid                b:n     Toggles the RSID state.
                                        Returns the new state.
main.get_trx_status             s:n     Returns transmit/tune/receive status.
main.tx                         n:n     Transmits.
main.tune                       n:n     Tunes.
main.rx                         n:n     Receives.
main.abort                      n:n     Aborts a transmit or tune.
main.get_trx_state              s:n     Returns T/R state.
main.run_macro                  n:i     Runs a macro.
main.get_max_macro_id           i:n     Returns the maximum macro ID number.


rig.set_name                    n:s     Sets the rig name for xmlrpc rig
rig.get_name                    s:n     Returns the rig name previously set via
                                        rig.set_name
rig.set_frequency               d:d     Sets the RF carrier frequency.
                                        Returns the old value.
rig.set_modes                   n:A     Sets the list of available rig modes
rig.set_mode                    n:s     Selects a mode previously added by
                                        rig.set_modes
rig.get_modes                   A:n     Returns the list of available rig modes
rig.get_mode                    s:n     Returns the name of the current tran-
                                        sceiver mode
rig.set_bandwidths              n:A     Sets the list of available rig bandwidths
rig.set_bandwidth               n:s     Selects a bandwidth previously added by
                                        rig.set_bandwidths
rig.get_bandwidth               s:n     Returns the name of the current tran-
                                        sceiver bandwidth
rig.get_bandwidths              A:n     Returns the list of available rig
                                        bandwidths
rig.get_notch                   s:n     Reports a notch filter frequency based on
                                        WF action
rig.set_notch                   n:i     Sets the notch filter position on WF
rig.take_control                n:n     Switches rig control to XML-RPC
rig.release_control             n:n     Switches rig control to previous setting


log.get_frequency               s:n     Returns the Frequency field contents.
log.get_time_on                 s:n     Returns the Time-On field contents.
log.get_time_off                s:n     Returns the Time-Off field contents.
log.get_call                    s:n     Returns the Call field contents.
log.get_name                    s:n     Returns the Name field contents.
log.get_rst_in                  s:n     Returns the RST(r) field contents.
log.get_rst_out                 s:n     Returns the RST(s) field contents.
log.get_serial_number           s:n     Returns the serial number field contents.
log.set_serial_number           n:s     Sets the serial number field contents.
log.get_serial_number_sent      s:n     Returns the serial number (sent) field
                                        contents.
log.get_exchange                s:n     Returns the contest exchange field
                                        contents.
log.set_exchange                n:s     Sets the contest exchange field contents.
log.get_state                   s:n     Returns the State field contents.
log.get_province                s:n     Returns the Province field contents.
log.get_country                 s:n     Returns the Country field contents.
log.get_qth                     s:n     Returns the QTH field contents.
log.get_band                    s:n     Returns the current band name.
log.get_notes                   s:n     Returns the Notes field contents.
log.get_locator                 s:n     Returns the Locator field contents.
log.get_az                      s:n     Returns the AZ field contents.
log.clear                       n:n     Clears the contents of the log fields.
log.set_call                    n:s     Sets the Call field contents.
log.set_name                    n:s     Sets the Name field contents.
log.set_qth                     n:s     Sets the QTH field contents.
log.set_locator                 n:s     Sets the Locator field contents.


text.get_rx_length              i:n     Returns the number of characters in the
                                        RX widget.
text.get_rx                     6:ii    Returns a range of characters
                                        (start, length) from the RX text widget.
text.clear_rx                   n:n     Clears the RX text widget.
text.add_tx                     n:s     Adds a string to the TX text widget.
text.add_tx_bytes               n:6     Adds a byte string to the TX text widget.
text.clear_tx                   n:n     Clears the TX text widget.
rxtx.get_data                   6:n     Returns all RXTX combined data since last
                                        query.
rx.get_data                     6:n     Returns all RX data received since last
                                        query.
tx.get_data                     6:n     Returns all TX data transmitted since
                                        last query.


spot.get_auto                   b:n     Returns the autospotter state.
spot.set_auto                   b:b     Sets the autospotter state.
                                        Returns the old state.
spot.toggle_auto                b:n     Toggles the autospotter state.
                                        Returns the new state.
spot.pskrep.get_count           i:n     Returns the number of callsigns spotted
                                        in the current session.


wefax.state_string              s:n     Returns Wefax engine state (tx and rx)
                                        for information.
wefax.skip_apt                  s:n     Skip APT during Wefax reception
wefax.skip_phasing              s:n     Skip phasing during Wefax reception
wefax.set_tx_abort_flag         s:n     Cancels Wefax image transmission
wefax.end_reception             s:n     End Wefax image reception
wefax.start_manual_reception    s:n     Starts fax image reception in manual mode
wefax.set_adif_log              s:b     Set/reset logging to received/transmit
                                        images to ADIF log file
wefax.set_max_lines             s:i     Set maximum lines for fax image reception
wefax.get_received_file         s:i     Waits for next received fax file,
                                        returns its name with a delay.
                                        Empty string if timeout.
wefax.send_file                 s:si    Send file. returns an empty string if OK
                                        otherwise an error message.
navtex.get_message              s:i     Returns next Navtex/SitorB message with
                                        a max delay in seconds..
                                        Empty string if timeout.
navtex.send_message             s:s     Send a Navtex/SitorB message.
                                        Returns an empty string if OK
                                        otherwise an error message.

The three columns are method name, signature (return_type:argument_types), and description

Refer to the XML-RPC specification for the meaning of the signature characters.

Briefly:

n = nil
b = boolean
i = integer
d = double
s = string
6 = bytes
A = array
S = struct
howto/api_for_xmlrpc_socket_services.txt ยท Last modified: 2017/07/11 04:15 by m0ift