Bingo - Thanks Tim. The manual says you're right. I set the code speed
in the config file so that when the newbie starts TR everything's set up
for him. I was checking that everything was working OK in the files
being distributed and, in the process, created a log file and associated
.RST file. I had been playing with the speed and, of course Restart
remembered what I had changed it to.
So, as usual, it's not a bug it's cockpit error.
73, Jim VE7FO
Tim Totten, N4GN wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Mar 2005, Jim Smith wrote:
>> I've set up a config file for them which includes the command
>> CODE SPEED = 15 However, the command is being ignored and the code
>> speed is set to whatever it was when TR was last run.
> I could be way off base, and I'm nowhere near a computer that has TR
> Log on it, but I think what's happening is that once you start a
> contest, the "last used code speed" variable is updated in
> RESTART.BIN. So when you restart, the code speed starts there, not at
> whatever you have CODE SPEED set to in the LOGCFG.DAT file. In short,
> CODE SPEED only determines the speed the first time you start up the
> contest, not any time after that. That actually seems to make sense
> to me. If you want it to always start again at 15 wpm (I can't quite
> understand why), I think you're outta luck.
> Tim Totten, firstname.lastname@example.org
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