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MSFS Increase Audio level of Nav radio Morse code Idents

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unitedstates
Has anyone any idea on how to increase the Nav radio audio level of its Morse Idents ?
Would this need modifying files in a sound Pak using Wwise ??
Is this even possible to do with an existing Asobo Sound pak file ?

Where to begin ???
 
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Make sure you don't have VHF Signal Degradation turned ON in the General Options/Sound settings. That seems like it would affect the sound level of morse idents based on distance from the station.

Otherwise there are ways to unpack PCK files. I assume the radio sounds are in the fs-base-soundbanks/SoundBanks/Shared.PC.PCK. Sounds like a quick way to waste countless hours especially if you've never used WWise before (my word, that is an unintuitive program if ever I saw one).
 
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unitedstates
Make sure you don't have VHF Signal Degradation turned ON in the General Options/Sound settings. That seems like it would affect the sound level of morse idents based on distance from the station.
Well, that's another issue - VHF Degredation only seems to affect the COM radio audio -- The nav radio level remains the same LOW volume , with no added noise, until the Nominal range of rhe Nav Transmitter, at which point it abruptly stops (when theflag drops)
 
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Yeah, it's not a trivial task. As far as I can tell Wwise itself will not load PCK files so you'd need some third party software to unpack them. I assume PCK files use lossy compression (my project goes from 109MB of wav audio files down to 20MB as a PCK. You simply cannot compress audio that much without losing data) so you'd lose some audio quality there as well. Finally, the project supplied in the SDK has a lot of game syncs which connect parameters to simvars. I don't see any for NAV variables apart from NAV VOLUME which is, I assume 100% when you first load the aircraft but you can adjust it on the glass cockpit.

Bottom line, there is a lot of coding that ASOBO has done to set up the Wwise project to work in MSFS which I sure wouldn't even now how to do from scratch. And that coding seems to be for aircraft models only. They probably have some in house project for the default game sounds which we don't have access to.
 
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unitedstates
It has been suggested to me that the Nav Radio More sound might not even be an audio sound file, but rather a tone generated programmatically. Changing it, as a user, might be a near impossible task.
The other option is to compensate for the low volume, by setting the Nav to max volume, the COM to a lower (matching level), and also reducing all other sounds by a relative amount.
Maybe I'll try that, and hope that one day, Asobo corrects the low Nav audio level.
 
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