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[TRLog] Ver. 6.34 Feature ?

Subject: [TRLog] Ver. 6.34 Feature ?
From: (Bill Turner, W7TI)
Date: Thu, 03 Dec 1998 01:19:06 GMT
On Wed, 2 Dec 1998 19:24:53 EST, wrote:

>While operating CQWW CW this past weekend using TR 6.34 running on a 486/50
>Laptop I ran into the following situation.
>Station calls... I type in his call and hit ENTER.
>TR sends my exchange AND then immediately logs the contact, adds my TU message
>and begins CQing again.  I never get the chance to confirm his exchange.
>Normally, I would  have to hit ENTER a second time to log the call, send TU
>and start CQing again.  Everything happens after only one "ENTER" keystroke.
>My TU must appear to the other station to be an integral part of my exchange,
>and before he can get his exchange sent I'm CQing again.  Fortunately in CQWW
>the exchange is generally self evident. 
>This would occur about one time in three.  I never found any "unique" event
>that would determine when this happend and when  the normal sequence  worked
>as it should.
>Just curious if I'm the only one on the planet with this "New Feature".
>Joe, W5ASP
>P.S. Thanks for the Qs...  de ZF1A  
This sounds very much like RF getting into the keyboard.  Did you try
reducing power or switching to a dummy load?  If the problem goes
away, the usual fix is some clamp-on ferrite chokes on the keyboard
cable.  GL.

73, Bill W7TI

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