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[TenTec] Pegasus Programming and other items of wishful nature

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Subject: [TenTec] Pegasus Programming and other items of wishful nature
From: SteveBaron@starlinx.com (Steve Baron - KB3MM)
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 1999 16:37:05 +0100
I think you highlight two problems:

If the communications between the Pegasus and computer is NOT identical to
the OMNI V or VI (and maybe some other rigs), current contest programs will
not work e.g. CT (never has supported even the V).

The other problem focuses on the concepts of device ownership and real
operating system compliant drivers.  If you run a contest program which has
to talk to the rig AND the software that makes the rig work and both talk to
the same serial port......

Can't just have two programs butting heads.

-----Original Message-----
From: Edmonds, J.B. <jedmonds.dit@state.va.us>
To: 'tentec@contesting.com' <tentec@contesting.com>
To: <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: October 07, 1999 4:04 PM
Subject: [TenTec] Pegasus Programming and other items of wishful nature

>The info I have says the Pegasus receiver is basically a RX-320.  I bet the
>command set is the same.  Why would Tentec reinvent the wheel?  Now
>transmitter functions are another matter.
>My questions are more basic.  Can you run a contesting program with the
>Pegasus and still use the "front panel" for radio control or is it a
>or"?  I would have liked to seen an auxillary control (serial) port for
>interface to a contest program.  Better yet a USB interface from the
>to the computer.
>Now for my real question.  Will someone step forward and build a plug-in
>replacement processor board and RS-232 interface for the Paragon 585?  When
>completed, that could be the THE rig to own.  Giving of course that the
>command set is robust enough to be useful.  I see someone is making such a
>board for the Kenwood 930......  The 930 is now even MORE popular.
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