At 05:10 AM 10/27/97 -0500, Wagner wrote:
>I used TR for the first time during CQWW SSB this weekend.
>Much nicer to use than CT, but I was plagued with one major
>problem. While making about 400 contacts, my computer
>hung about a dozen times.
>I have Windows 95 loaded on my machine, and I select the
>command prompt option while booting up. (I have it display
>the boot options menu.) When I start TR, I have about 140k
>to. The hangs always occur when finishing a QSO. I.e. the
>exchange is filled in(automatically) and the keyboard locks.
>Could it be RF? Too many packet spots? Need to run
I had the same problem running DOS 6.2 on my 486DX/33. I think it is
related to having a packet spot arrive while inputting log data from the
keyboard and/or writing a QSO to disk (after hitting ENTER). Seems as if
the spots and the keyboard input were colliding.
Other hiccup noted was that the prompt to enter frequency of a station (my
xcvr is not interfaceable, if that's a word) came up every time I tried to
dupe a station that was, in fact, a dupe -- is this by design? Can it be
turned off? I also noted that it seemed to turn itself off sometimes.
Something odd, but couldn't isolate it because of frequent reboots.
73, Pete Smith N4ZR
"That's WEST Virginia. Thanks and 73"
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