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Re: [RTTY] Need Help

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Subject: Re: [RTTY] Need Help
From: John Merrill <johnn1jm@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 07:46:06 -0700
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Does PTT work with a mic?

On Aug 25, 2010, at 7:39 AM, Dick White wrote:

> My computer is not keying the radio. I set up for the SARTG Friday morning
> and made 2 Q's and all worked fine. Big thunder and lightning storm Friday
> afternoon around 2000z. Opened N1MM to start contest at 0000z and could not
> key the radio. I did make 74 Q's in SARTG by putting the RigBlaster in VOX,
> manually keying the rig, send macro, unkey rig. It was a chore.
> Set up used last 5 years: YAESU Mark-5 Field  -  RigBlaster Plus and
> computer with plenty of memory and HD.
> N1MM v.10.8.1 MMTTY v.1.66 G and MixW v. 2.19.   All 3 do not work.
> Checked all cables to make sure connected and attached correctly. All ok.
> Checked volume settings and nothing changed from original set up.
> Checked radio and it is set up properly.
> Called West Mountain Radio to find out how to check the RigBlaster. Checked
> as instructed and it is ok. Asked about putting RB in VOX and able to use.
> They said the RB was designed to do that and the circuit was not the same as
> when the RB is in AUTO.
> Everything was working fine Friday morning but not after the thunder storm.
> Something got changed or affected and I have not been able to find it. The
> rig is protected with a UPS. Computer with two very fast surge protectors
> and I have a full house surge protector. I suspect something happened to my
> sound card ??  Any ideas of what I can do next or where to look ?
> Dick  KS0M
> Richard C. "Dick" White
> Fulton, MO. 65251  U.S.A.
> whiter26@sbcglobal.net
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