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Re: [CQ-Contest] CT vs. N1MM

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] CT vs. N1MM
From: Mark Bailey <kd4d@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2006 10:27:08 -0400
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Hi Rex and Warren:

It is possible to run DOS alongside WindowsXP on these new
computers.  The computer needs parallel and serial ports
which can be a problem for some new laptops.  The
process is described in http://k1ea.com/hints/fdinst091.pdf.

I have found this easier than retraining myself to setup,
integrate, and use one of the Windows packages.  I have an
updated procedure file I'll send to anyone that is
interested.  I don't usually recommend that new
contesters do this  :-), but if you are comfortable with
NA, CT, TR, or whatever, it is an option to keep you
going for a few more years!


Mark, KD4D

Rex Maner wrote:
> Hi Long time User  CT
> Well  I'm in the same boat with  NA,  The main reason for change is that 
> CT and NA  need DOS  to operate correctly .  The   N1MM  software has 
> the advantage that it does work in the   XP enviroment and    # 1 it is 
> FREE and under continual improvement, and almost any contest that comes 
> along there is a program writen for it a month or so ahead.
> The N1MM  program will do everything but Tie Your Shoes and I'm not too 
> sure it won't do that.
> Just a  Quack  Note::
> Rex  K7QQ
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Warren Rothberg" <w4wr@bellsouth.net>
> To: <cq-contest@contesting.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 18, 2006 4:31 PM
> Subject: [CQ-Contest] CT vs. N1MM
> I have used CT for contesting since I bought my first copy in Dayton in
> 1987. I have not kept up with developments in the N1MM contest software at
> all. So now, 19 years later, I am wondering what the pro’s/con’s of each
> package are. Has anyone published a comparison? Is it time to change?
> Thanks for your input.
> Warren, W4WR
> p.s. By the way, my setup is XP SP2 with dual monitors.

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