On the wireless networking, I use wireless here with 8 logging computers, 4
webcams, 3 other computers, and various guests with their own laptops. I
have 2 wireless access points, one for the logging net, the other for all
the other stuff. I have occasional lockups of the access points, but no
more frequently during a contest than in between. And running n1mm software
it picks back up and resyncs the logs automatically when the network is
restored, so its not a problem.
On the wireless keyboards and mice, each Bluetooth device is supposed to be
paired with a computer. There is a process that syncs each device to the
computer you want to use it with, so theoretically you should be able to
have a whole office full of them and never interfere... theoretically,
because I have never tried this one... too many batteries to worry about
with all the computers around here.
David Robbins K1TTT
AR-Cluster node: 145.69MHz or telnet://dxc.k1ttt.net
> -----Original Message-----
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> firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Robert Bajuk
> Sent: Tuesday, December 04, 2007 20:18
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> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Wireless devices, radios and logging programs
> I have a very similar question - regarding your experiences with
> wireless network (Writelog, N1MM etc..) in Multi Op environment.
> What kind of troubles should I expect, I had some RF troubles and
> network crashes with classic cable network in last contest.
> Any advice ...?
> 73 Robert, S57AW
> Robert Shohet pravi:
> > Hi,
> > I am currently using several WIN XP computers with
> > regular connected keyboards and mice. I would like to switch to
> > wireless keyboards and wireless mice, but am wondering whether
> > or not this will work. How does computer A with wireless mouse
> > A, not get confused with computer B and wireless mouse B,
> > or computer C / Mouse C, especially if they are all the same
> > model made by the same manufacturer?
> > Does transmitted RF in a multi-radio situation potentially compound the
> > situation further? With "wired" keyboard and mice, I use ferrites to
> > good effect. What can you use with wireless devices?
> > Please advise. I am especially interested to hear from those who
> > actually have this type of setup now.
> > Thanks and 73
> > Bob KQ2M
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