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In order to use vSTARS/vERAM with Audio for VATSIM, download the latest version of vSTARS/vERAM and either the Audio for VATSIM standalone client, or VectorAudio client.

Step 1: Download and install the latest version of vSTARS / vERAM.

Step 2: Download and install the Audio for VATSIM standalone client or VectorAudio Client.

Step 3: Connect to the network using vSTARS/vERAM in the normal way.

Step 4: IMPORTANT! Set your RDVS or VSCS as shown in the following graphics. Ensure that only PRI, TX, RX, are selected on in the vSTARS RDVS and only XMTR ON, PRI, and RCVR ON are showing in vERAM VSCS. In vERAM this can be accomplished by right-clicking in the middle box, do not left-click in the middle box.



Step 5: Launch the Audio for VATSIM or VectorAudio software.

The first time you run the audio client, open the settings window and calibrate your microphone. When talking, the bar should be bouncing into the green band. If it does not, make sure you increase or decrease your mic volume using the mic volume slider.

AFV Client Settings:

AFV Standalone client settings

VectorAudio Client Settings:

VectorAudio client settings

Don't forget to assign a push to talk key!

For further information refer to Section 6: Controlling with AFV in the Audio for VATSIM Manual linked on the top left of this page.

vATIS for AFV is available here