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Re: [Trlog] Problem with "slowness" in the CQ160 Contest

To: Jim George <>
Subject: Re: [Trlog] Problem with "slowness" in the CQ160 Contest
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Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2009 12:51:27 -0800
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On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 10:23:45AM -0600, Jim George wrote:

> I had an unusual problem with the CQ160 contest with TR 6.92. It was 
> extremely slow. Granted, I run it on a prehistoric 486DX at 66 MHz, but 
> that's what I run all the TR programs on, so the slowness is unique to this 
> contest. It took almost two seconds to "process" the QSO. It was not a 
> problem when I started as I was S&Ping and the wait didn't hold anything 
> up.But later, I started CQing, and the wait was so long that I was delayed 
> going back to the callers since the wait time to "digest" the last QSO was 
> almost two seconds. I could not continue. Is there anything unique about 
> this contest (such as sorting through a large number of potential 
> multipliers or whatever)??
> This is the first time I have run into this in many years of using TR.

Sounds like no disk cache.

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