Version 1.0.52 incorporates multiple new features from version 1.0.49. Including a)implement soft start functionality to avoid potential overdrive conditions that may result in premature PA module failure in IBOC Only and FM & IBOC modes of operation, b)separate bias setting for the IBOC only mode and the FM+IBOC modes for both the PAs and the IPAs is implemented, c)ability to calibrate forward power LCD meter in FM Only, FM+IBOC, or IBOC Only modes. Note: The Serial Interface Board Programmer will be required to upload this software to the transmitter supervisor controller with smartcore board part number 544-7220. This Programmer may be purchased from BE by requesting part number 809-0233. Detailed upgrade instructions are included.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Version 1.0.52 of FM 10S / FMi 703 Smartcore Board software requires version 1.09 of U7 and U107 Module Control Board firmware and version 2.0 of U41 FXi 250 Exciter firmware for the FXi 250 Exciter when installed in an FMi 703 transmitter. It is necessary that this software and firmware be upgraded simultaneously. Please reference the FM 10S, FMI 703, FXi 250 Software Release Technical Bulletin for further details and ordering information.