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K4 Macro Library

Overview:

I am redoing the old Genovation keypad I had for the K3 for use on the K4.  As part of that process I needed to rewrite all the macros for the K4.  I don’t want to lose them, and need a way to keep track of what macros are being used, so I keep a list of all macros I use.  It is always better to share, so I decided to keep that list on line…  This is that list.  There are a lot of single command macros here, because I believe it is better to punch the Genovation keys, as opposed to hitting the keys on the radio over and over.  Imagine how many times you will hit the M1 button on your new K4, in a contest…  I would rather hammer the cheaper Genovation keypad, as opposed to the expensive K4, “M1”, (has my call in it), key on my radio.  This saves wear and tear on the radio, and keeps the radio cleaner.  At some point, I will publish here the howto for making the Genovation keypad work on the K4.

All Macros are listed on a single page here to allow you to search using the browser search function, or to allow you to just look them over to see how they are performed.

If you have a macro you would like to see here, please email me the macro, and I will add it to this page…

Last update: 11/05/2022

Mode Switching Macros:
Name                                Function
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Macro Name: USB Mode                Switch radio to USB
MD2;GT1;
Switches mode and AGC setting to slow.
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Macro Name: LSB                     Switch to LSB
MD1;GT1;
Switches mode and AGC setting to slow. 
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Macro Name: CW                      Switch to CW
MD3;GT2;
Switches mode and AGC setting to fast. 
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Macro Name: SPOT                    Center CW passband.
SP3;
If in CW mode, moves radio to correct offset to zero beat CW signal.
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Macro Name: Data                    Switch to Data
MD6;GT0;
Switches mode and AGC to off.

Radio Bandwidth Macros:
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Macro Name: 4 KHz.                  Width to 4 KHz. wide
BW400;
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Macro Name: 2.8 KHz.                Width to 2.8 KHz. wide
BW280;
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Macro Name: 1.8 KHz.                Width to 1.8 KHz. wide
BW180;
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Macro Name: 900 Hz.                 Width to 900 Hz. wide
BW90;
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Macro Name: 500 Hz.                 Width to 500 Hz. wide
BW400;
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Macro Name: 300 Hz.                 Width to 300 Hz. wide
BW30;
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Macro Name: 250 Hz.                 Width to 250 Hz. wide
BW25;

Control Macros:
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Macro Name: TEST                    Transmit inhibit.
SW132;
Transmit inhibit, puts the radio in safe mode, can't transmit.
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Macro Name: AGC slow                AGC slow
GT1;
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Macro Name: AGC fast                AGC fast
GT2;
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Macro Name: AGC off                 AGC Off
GT0;
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Macro Name: Rate                    Toggles VFO spin rate toggle
SW73;
Toggles between Hz and 10s of Hz. tuning rate.
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Macro Name: Lock                    Lock radio controls
SW151;
Locks front panel controls.
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Macro Name: Split + 5               Sets up a K4 for split operation.
#FXT1;AB3;FT0;RT0;XT0;SB1;#SPN6;FC;ME44.2;VT1;VT$1;UP500;RU250;ME44.0;AG/;
SW134;vx1;

This macro sets the rig up for split operation by moving VFO B to the transmit
frequency of the DX station, then shifting the Panadaptor to the right, putting
the DX station on the left edge, and showing the pileup to the right.  You can
use the main tuning dial to control where you transmit from.  The macro also
suppresses the audio from VFO A, so you don't need to listen to the pileup.
Many thanks to Bob, N6TV for help on this macro...
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Macro Name: Split Clear             Clears setting used in Split + 5 macro
SB0;AG/;#FXT0;#SPN25;AB4;SW134;VX0;
This clears out most of what the Split + 5 macro sets up.
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Macro Name: Mem 1                   Sends content of Memory 1.
SW17;
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Macro Name: Mem 2                   Sends content of Memory 2.
SW51;
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Macro Name: Mem 3                   Sends content of Memory 3.
SW18;
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Macro Name: Mem 4                   Sends content of Memory 4.
SW52;
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Macro Name: Band Up                 Moves the band up by one.
BN+;
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Macro Name: Band Down               Moves the band down by one.
BN-;
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Macro Name: Panadaptor Peak Hold    Peak reading added to display.
PKM/;
Press a second time to remove peak hold display.
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Macro Name: Panadaptor lock         Lock panadaptor display toggle
#FRZ/;

Panadaptor Bandwidth Macros:
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Macro Name: Panadaptor to 200 KHz   Set panadaptor width to 200 KHz.
#SPN200;
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Macro Name: Panadaptor to 100 KHz   Set panadaptor width to 100 KHz.
#SPN100;
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Macro Name: Panadaptor to 50 KHz    Set panadaptor width to 50 KHz.
#SPN50;
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Macro Name: Panadaptor to 25 KHz    Set panadaptor width to 25 KHz.
#SPN25;
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Macro Name: Panadaptor to 5 KHz     Set panadaptor width to 5 KHz.
#SPN5;
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CW Macros
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Macro Name: Callsign                Sends callsign programmed
KY NK7Z;
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Macro Name: 5NN TU                  Sends 5NN TU
KY 5NN TU;
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Macro Name: Receive Mode            Force any CW macro to stop transmitting.
RX;