Server goes down, server auto-restarts, WSPR1.1 reverts to old frequencies.

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Server goes down, server auto-restarts, WSPR1.1 reverts to old frequencies.

Hi all,
I just noticed an interesting issue with WSPR1.1 today.
I decided to put Whisper onto my 24/7 server here in the shack which auto restarts each morning at 08:00 UTC.
Last night I had Whisper running on 80m but as I ended up the only station on 80m I QSYed to 40m, all good so far.
Then at 08:00 the server auto-restarted and when Whisper came back it had reverted to the 80m frequencies.
Sadly it was unable to let the rig know about this change so the rig carried on happily receiving and transmitting on 40m until I spotted that it had gone wrong some 50 minutes later. Doh!

I'm guessing at this point that Whisper only safely saves its configuration data when it is shut down nicely, rather than forced to close by the system?

This does mean that the following spots are incorrect:

2009-03-23 08:46 DH5RAE 3.594093 -20 1 JN68pv 2 G7JVN JO00gv 939 289
2009-03-23 08:44 DF2NU 3.594040 -9 0 JN58xa 5 G7JVN JO00gv 884 295
2009-03-23 08:36 DH5RAE 3.594093 -17 1 JN68pv 2 G7JVN JO00gv 939 289
2009-03-23 08:34 DF2NU 3.594040 -10 0 JN58xa 5 G7JVN JO00gv 884 295
2009-03-23 08:28 DH5RAE 3.594093 -20 1 JN68pv 2 G7JVN JO00gv 939 289
2009-03-23 08:26 DF2NU 3.594040 -6 0 JN58xa 5 G7JVN JO00gv 884 295
2009-03-23 08:16 DH5RAE 3.594093 -18 1 JN68pv 2 G7JVN JO00gv 939 289
2009-03-23 08:14 DF2NU 3.594040 -6 0 JN58xa 5 G7JVN JO00gv 884 295
2009-03-23 08:06 DF2NU 3.594040 -2 0 JN58xa 5 G7JVN JO00gv 884 295
2009-03-23 08:06 DH5RAE 3.594094 -11 1 JN68pv 2 G7JVN JO00gv 939 289

I wonder, is there a way to force Whisper to save the configuration data without restarting the application?

73 Dan.