On Wed, 2 Dec 1998 19:24:53 EST, Jastaples@aol.com 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".
>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
73, Bill W7TI
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