I downloaded K8CC's latest master.dta file, and it seemed to be accepted
just fine by POST once I converted it to ascii and back to database format.
Then I went to add a tab-delimited list of calls and names, generated from
my general purpose logging program.
I set up the transfer correctly, I think, essentially telling the program
to look for the second data item and plug it into the name slot in the
database. I also told it to overwrite the hit counter and name fields, and
I immediately got an error message "Unable to dave .DTA to ASCII file." I
then watched helplessly as the program processed my call and name data into
a TRMASTER.ASC file and then back into a TRMASTER.DTA file, overwriting the
previous one. Now I have a TRMASTER.DTA with 3000 calls in it instead of
Fortunately I have the original zipped file from K8CC, so I can replace the
TRMASTER.DTA file, but I'm stumped. Why won't it write that file to ASCII
form before it starts to add the other file? I thought maybe memory, but
POST reports 330K available. I'm using 6.62. any ideas?
73, Pete N4ZR
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