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uBITX Firmware CEC Version 1.075 (Beta) Release

uBITX Firmware CEC Version 1.075 (Beta) Release

Version 1.07x is a test version for new attempts.
Version 1.061 is a stable version with most features implemented. 
There are also various versions based on Version 1.04 or Version 1.06 by other developers.


1.CEC Firmware Versions
Please click on the link below for Version 1.061.
http://www.hamskey.com/2018/03/cat-support-ubitx-firmware-cec-version_24.html

Features added in uBITX Firmware CE Version 1.07 Beta are listed below.
http://www.hamskey.com/2018/04/cat-support-ubitx-firmware-cec-version.html

Features added in uBITX Firmware CE Version 1.073 Beta are listed below.
http://www.hamskey.com/2018/04/ubitx-firmware-cec-version-1073-beta.html

Since version 1.073, there are five .HEX files distributed.
Upload the version for your LCD mounted on your uBITX.
UBITX_CEC_Vxxxxx_16P.hex  : It is the LCD equipped with uBITX. Default LCD, 16x02 Parallel LCD
UBITX_CEC_Vxxxxx_16I.hex  : 16x02 I2C LCD
UBITX_CEC_Vxxxxx_20P.hex  : 20x04 Parallel LCD
UBITX_CEC_Vxxxxx_20I.hex  : 20x04 I2C LCD
UBITX_CEC_Vxxxxx_16D.hex  : 16x02 I2C Dual LCD


It does not matter if you make a mistake. But the screen just does not come out.
If you make a mistake, just upload another hex file.

To upgrade to a .HEX file, see the link below.
http://www.hamskey.com/2018/01/how-to-upgrade-ubitx-firmware.html

Version 1.074 has been skipped without deployment.
uBITX Manager has been upgraded to version 1.05.

2.Version 1.075 Beta Related Downloads
Release Notes for Version 1.075
https://github.com/phdlee/ubitx/releases/tag/v1.075

uBITX firmware file
https://github.com/phdlee/ubitx/releases/download/v1.075/UBITX_CEC_V1.075_Hex.zip


uBITX Manager Version 1.05
https://github.com/phdlee/ubitx/releases/download/v1.075/uBITX_Manager_V1.05.zip

Version 1.075 firmware source code
https://github.com/phdlee/ubitx/archive/v1.075.zip

source.zip and source.tar.gz are automatically generated by github. (I can not edit the name) If you feel uncomfortable about version control of code, please download below
https://github.com/phdlee/ubitx/releases/download/v1.075/UBITX_CEC_V1.075_source.zip


3.Changes since Version 1.073
3.1 Change S.Meter (Signal Meter) display method
  If you want to delay the S.Meter change, you need to modify the S.Meter sensor's capacitors.
http://www.hamskey.com/2018/05/setting-smeter-to-ubitx-with-cec.html

3.2 Fixed S.Meter bug
 S.Meter did not process correctly according to ADC Value.

 S.Meter Sensor Example)

3.3 Modification of S.Meter related protocol for CAT communication
  I tested it using the Ham radio deluxe program.


3.4 Add recovery mode (such as Factory Reset)
  Backs up the settings used when shipped from the factory when installing CEC Firmware. Once backed up, it is no longer backed up.
 Even if you update the firmware afterwards, the information such as the once-backed calibration is retained.
If you have not done calibration before buying uBITX, you can proceed with factory reset at any time.

 


Recovery Mode will be posted separately.

3.5 Other minor modifications
  - Fixed Band move bug
  - Changed Frequency Display Method on WSPR Mode (Added Point and align words)

4.Changes in uBITX Manager V1.05
4.1 Add S.Meter assistant to uBITX Manager
 You can set up any hardware for S.Meter.

4.2 Load Factory Setting
It is a function to restore uBITX with the setting information backed up when CEC Firmware is installed for the first time.
Of course, this function can be used without uBITX Manager.


4.3 Protected Backup Data
It is a function that protects backup data even if you accidentally modified the backup data. Checked by default. You do not need to learn this feature when using uBITX Manager.

The uBITX recovery function will be posted separately.

5.conclusion
CEC firmware is based on uBITX, which has not modified anything.
No hardware modifications are required to upload CEC firmware.

Beginning with Version 1.075, the factory settings are backed up.
It is better if you have never done a calibration.

Even if you prefer Stock Firmware, it is recommended to upload CEC Firmware about once. If you do so, your calibration settings will be automatically backed up to EEProm. You can always go back to Stock Firmware.

Perhaps this version will be released to Version 1.08 after minor modifications at the end of the test.

I purchased some hardware to add functionality at the request of users.
I want to have a good time with the purchased hardware after releasing Version 1.08.

Thank you for using CEC Firmware.

Ian KD8CEC

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