What software are you using with the OMNI V ?
----- Original Message -----
From: Scott Howell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: October 30, 1999 8:00 PM
Subject: [TenTec] Omni-V sick from pc
> yup, well its true. The computer is occationally making my Omni-V very
> to its microprocessor.
> I am not 100% certain exactly the conditions, but as best I've determined,
> its when the computer chrashes which offten is a result of windows 98
> a hissy fit.
> I have the rig on in and the cable connected.
> What happens is I loose the ability to push any button on the rig, band
> changing, filters,, but it still announces the freq when I push the
> button, oh and it will not transmit at all.
> Sometimes it will just not transmit, but seems ok otherwise. I immediately
> disconnect the rig from the pc and go about resetting the rig over and
> and over and over and over and over until finally after I've started
> screamming foul words, threts, and foaming at the mouth, it comes back to
> Ay ask my xyl. She'll tell you I litterally start foaming and invent
> new foul words and in new languages.
> Ay I get upset sometimes.<g>
> The problem that gets me in these states is the number of resets and so
> forth I have to do.
> I try every reset known and even just disconnect power. I am totally lost
> to why this is happening and thought at first it was rf getting into the
> If someone has ever had this happen and knows why, please let me know.
> I am wondering if there's something being sent out of the port during the
> crash that kills the Omni.
> 73 de Scott/n3byy
> Laurel MD
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