FreeDV v1.9.8 released

This release contains the following content:

  1. Bugfixes:
    • Prevent unnecessary recreation of resamplers in analog mode. (PR #661)
    • Better handle high sample rate audio devices and those with >2 channels. (PR #668)
    • Fix issue preventing errors from being displayed for issues involving the FreeDV->Speaker sound device. (PR #668)
    • Fix issue resulting in incorrect audio device usage after validation failure if no valid default exists. (PR #668)
    • Fix bug where PTT button background color doesn’t change when toggling PTT via space bar. (PR #669)
    • Fix bug where FreeDV crashes if only RX sound devices are configured with mic filters turned on. (PR #673)
    • Fix Windows-specific off by one issue in FreeDV Reporter sorting code. (PR #681)
  2. Enhancements:
    • Add Frequency column to RX drop-down. (PR #663)
    • Update tooltip for the free form text field to indicate that it’s not covered by FEC. (PR #665)
    • Enable use of space bar for PTT when in the FreeDV Reporter window. (PR #666)
    • Move TX Mode column to left of Status in FreeDV Reporter window. (PR #670)
    • Add heading column to FreeDV Reporter window. (PR #672#675)
    • Prevent FreeDV Reporter window from being above the main window. (PR #679)
    • Add support for displaying cardinal directions instead of headings. (PR #685)
  3. Code cleanup:
    • Move FreeDV Reporter dialog code to dialogs section of codebase. (PR #664)

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