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Re: [SD-User] SD Hang-up

To: Michael Shortland <>
Subject: Re: [SD-User] SD Hang-up
From: Alex GM3ZBE <>
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2010 11:01:17 +0000
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Hi Michael,
Used 14.29 here for AFS too, no problems whatever, so looks like it is 
specific to your setup Michael?
Michael Shortland wrote:
> I used SD V14.29  in AFS on Sunday and experienced frequent, but irregular,
> hang-ups lasting  10-20 seconds, when operating in CQ mode, which prevented
> the entry of callsigns and froze the CW message, sometimes in the middle of
> the entry or during the playing of the message.  This is not the first time
> I have noticed the hang-up.
> During a hang-up, the coloured flashing dot normally seen at the start of
> the callsign field, disappears, only to reappear some seconds later with no
> manual intervention.  Everything else works very well.  I checked after the
> contest that the problem occurred even when the rig (FT1000MP) was not
> transmitting, so RF interference is not the cause.  How can I cure this?
> The laptop used is an ancient, but reliable, Toshiba Satellite Pro.  Is this
> not fast enough (300MHz processor) to run SD correctly?
> 73
> Mike G0EFO
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