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VCO Tuning Error
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VCO Tuning Error

by duggerd on Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:45 pm

When I try to tune the VCOs (VCO1: 1900-2000, VCO2: 800-900) I get an error that "RF VCO range is too high!". This was suggested in the configuration section, and I do not know why it is throwing that error. Has anyone else had this and know what it is?
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Re: VCO Tuning Error

by soram on Fri Sep 28, 2012 9:49 am

Try it the other way around!

ie (VCO1: 800-900, VCO2: 1900-2000)
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Re: VCO Tuning Error

by duggerd on Fri Sep 28, 2012 3:55 pm

I still get that error.

Also, I am using 5v VCOs. VCO1 is the ROS-1300 and VCO2 is ROS-2700-1819.
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Re: VCO Tuning Error

by soram on Fri Sep 28, 2012 5:00 pm

Hmmmm

Doesn't really depend on the actual VCO I think. It is just a software check. Mine is the old RC1a (?) and works fine for those values. Even up to 2300 for the 3 G UMTS frequencies.

However, I seem to remember if you make a mistake and try to delete or backspace then it craps out. You need to be accurate with the key entry - first time - no errors. Then you are good to go.
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Re: VCO Tuning Error

by duggerd on Fri Sep 28, 2012 5:11 pm

I built the RC1a version too. I did all the settings on the first try. Should I try the 1.0 (Not RC1) software?
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