Version 3 introduces support for VARA-FM, which is fantastic. The screen than allows us to choose between FM and HF modes doesn't account for the fact that FM and HF are different executables with different paths. I shouldn't have to enter a path when changing modes.
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A second instance of VarAC is a great solution!
I haven't used this feature yet (no FM peers yet). Also, I don't understand your comment about PTT.
My concerns are:
1) the HF modem type is a different executable on a different path than the FM modem type
2) I would like to be able to easily switch between HF and FM
3) As the Setting page is now written, I would have to change both the VARA modem type AS WELL AS the file path (and in my case port). I often have HF, HF Monitor and FM sessions running simultaneously (on different ports). It works well.
4) The VARA-FM modem doesn't support monitoring yet. The labels on the Optional monitor configuration should just be for HF, not FM
I would suggest moving the "VARA modem type" control off of the Settings page and onto the main page, next to the 500/2300 radio buttons. I think that if VARA-FM is selected, then the speed radio buttons will need to be disabled.
Ptt method is the same for both ?