> Two times during the ARRL DX Phone Contest, TR locked up. It basically
> "froze" and did not follow any changes made to the rig (band/mode), nor
> would it respond to keyboard commands. I had to shut it down and reboot.
> It would function normally for a while, then lock up. This happened after I
> accidentally kicked my surge protector and killed power to the PC. (And that
> was only one of the things that went wrong this weekend.) Could
> accidentally killing the power have caused the subsequent lockups? I was
> using version 5.99 with a FT-900. I lie to TR and tell it I'm using
> a FT-890.
> Any ideas?
That is what you get for telling a fib!
It is unlikely that your accidental shutdown caused this problem, but
I can;t totally rule it out since I don't know for sure (yet) what
exactly caused your problem.
Can you tell me more about the circumstances of the lockups? Also,
a peek at your LOGCFG.DAT file would be nice - so I can fully
understand your configuration.
In other news, I spent some quality time with the program during the
contest - stopping and fixing things as I found them. The DVK can
now record from TR without any TSR programs being installed. I think
this should fix any problems people were seeing before. Lots of
little things cleaned up - like Control-Enter sending voice messages
when it shouldn't and the beam heading window overflowing with entries
like KH8/N5OLS (now just shows KH8).
I will put out a new release in a week or so with all of the issues
raised from this weekend addressed.
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