Correct. The background stuff has to be idle for CW to work.
I'm not in the same city as my logging computer right now. Don't recall which
grey-line program I've been running on it. It's the one that has several kinds
of projections, one of which is great circle with a line from your QTH to a
call you type in.
Pete Smith wrote:
> At 10:36 AM 4/24/02 -0700, Rick Tavan wrote:
> >In addition to seconding the motion that Partition Magic works wonders
> >establishing multiple OS capability on a single disk, allow me to suggest
> >Win 98 for running trlog. DOS-based, it lets you run a few other programs
> >while tr is running. For example, I run Notepad for config file changes
> >and one of the daylight projection map programs. Can't do that in pure
> >DOS. tr seems to key the radio just fine under Win 98, so why back off all
> >the way to DOS?
> I've had trouble with the CW going QLF on me, unless I shut down all
> background tasks in Win98SE except for Explorer and Systray. Presumably
> Notepad and that grey-line program don't do anything unless they're in the
> foreground, so they coexist OK. Which grey-line program do you use?
> 73, Pete N4ZR