ALTAIR CHANGE LOG                            

May 19, 2020

Altair 20.11 Change Log:

Licensed Features:

  • IRIG AM Time Out feature GUI displays the current seed time of the time generator.

  • IRIG AM Time Out current seed time can be displayed in the a Time Display.

  • Ch10 UDP Broadcast and Ch10 file storage adds the ability to segment packets. Added for when TMATS exceeds the single packet size of 32kB.

Bug Fixes:​

  • CH10 added the P Group back to TMATS.  This was removed accidentally in 20.10.

  • Fix for Discrete Display crashing when created without a parameter.

May 8, 2020

Altair 20.10 Change Log:

  • Changed method of querying the IP address on the computer for all UDP and TCP GUIs.

Licensed Features:

  • Ch10 changed method of querying the IP address on the computer.

  • Ch10 removed optional information from TMATS to prevent TMATS file from exceeding the max packet limit for UDP.

Bug Fixes:​

May 6, 2020

Altair 20.9 Change Log:

  • Extended the BaldEagleRF C-band upper band edge to 5.25GHz

  • Updates to the BaldEagleRF GUI for better usage of the Advanced Settings Mode.

  • Release of new binary license file that allows Altair to run licensed features in computers that do not have Ulyssix hardware.

Licensed Features:

  • Added BaldEagleRF licensed options.

Bug Fixes:​

  • Bug fix for Simulator output of Ch10 PCM Throughput Mode data where he Ch10 PCM Throughput Mode packet payload ends exactly halfway through a minor frame.

  • Bug fix for Virtual Card Simulator creating simulated PCM data for the Software Decom.

  • Bug fix for PCM Frame Tool where the RF Status words are displayed as PCM Word 1.

April 20, 2020

Altair 20.8 Change Log:

  • Added Rectangle display. This is a customizable display element that can be used a background or border for displays.

  • Added Display Lock feature. This allows the displays to be locked so that they cannot be moved or resized. The Display Lock is intended to be used when a display setup is complete and prevents accidental or unwanted movement of displays.

Licensed Features:

  • Beta for Tarsus3-02 and BaldEagleRF-02 second simulator.

Bug Fixes:​

  • Fix in Hardware Status for TalonRF that caused error messages to pop up.

April 9, 2020

Altair 20.7 Change Log:

Licensed Features:

Bug Fixes:​

  • Fixes for backwards compatibility to TarsusPCM XML and DP files.

April 7, 2020

Altair 20.6 Change Log:

  • Added Status Parameters for RF Power and RF AGC for the BaldEagleRF . This allows these parameters to be displayed in Altair.

Licensed Features:

Bug Fixes:​

March 26, 2020

Altair 20.5 Change Log:

  • Added a tab display In the Decom Form GUI for the list of Decom parameters.  There are four tabs: Parameters, Status, Async Embedded Parameters, and Async Embedded Status.

  • Modified Lamp form to allow the user to turn off the Parameter Name and Value displays.  Now the lamp can just be a circular indicator on a transparent background.

  • Moved the stored settings of the Lamp display to the DP file.

  • Added the Parameter Name as a read only property for the displays: Dial, Lamp, and Lookup.

Licensed Features:

  • Modified code to allow IRIG Time Output to switch between Seed Time to Computer Time without having to disable the output between changes.

Bug Fixes:​

  • Fixed issue with ALTAIR locking up when the computer only has a Syrinx3 card.  Issue isolated to ALTAIR versions 20.1, 20,2, 20.3, and 20.4.

  • Fixed issue in the LQ Tester GUI with the External Input for Frame Sync 2.

  • In the Parameter Edit GUI, fixed the calculation...

March 20, 2020

Altair 20.4 Change Log:

  • BaldEagleRF add Status Words for RF Power and RF AGC in dB.

  • Parameter Window now separates parameters into four categories: Parameter, Status, Async Parameter, and Async Status.

  • Added "Update on Changes Only" to Data Quality Metric.

  • Lamp Display adds "ShowValue" property to turn on/off if the value of the Lamp is displayed.

  • Allow users to edit the name of the Status Parameters (BLOCK, FLOCK, etc).

  • FrameSyncStatistics adds a counter for missed blocks of data from the Ulyssix PCM card.

  • Strip Chart adds two cursors when the chart is paused.  The two cursors measure the delta in time and value.

Licensed Features:

  • Chapter 10 - Ch10 UDP Receiver adds a counter for Total UDP Packets and counters for each PCM Channel.

  • Chapter 10 - Ch10 UDP Receiver new feature to save the TMATS from the UDP stream to a text file and view it.

Bug Fixes:​

  • Fixed issue with bad Time Stamp at the startup of a Strip Chart.

  • Fixed issue where...

March 10, 2020

Development Release - Internal Ulyssix Only.

All changes are logged with Altair 20.4

Altair 20.3 Change Log:

Licensed Features:

Bug Fixes:​

February 25, 2020

Altair 20.2 Change Log:

  • New Log Display that tracks the value of a parameter and displays the values and time stamps in a grid.  The Log Display has two databases: one to track all value and time stamps and a second to track the timestamp when the value changes.  Both databases can be copied to the clipboard and pasted into Excel for analysis.

  • Updates to the Data Quality Metric.

  • Improvements for Virtual Card setup.

Licensed Features:

  • Chapter 10 - added new Ch10 UDP Receiver GUI to configure the input stream and direct the packets to a Frame Sync / Decom.  The Frame Sync / Decom can be for a Ulyssix PCM Card or a Virtual Card (all software).  ALTAIR accepts up to eight PCM Channels from a Ch10 UDP stream.

  • Chapter 10 - add option invert the PCM binary data.  This is used to correct when the data polarity is setup incorrectly on the Ch10 source.

  • Chapter 10 - ALTAIR stores a Ch10 UDP Receiver configuration and will load this configuration on boot.

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