[CQ-Contest] SO2R without LPT port Was: RE: SO2R with KENWOOD
Joe Subich, K4IK
k4ik at subich.com
Sat Jan 22 18:05:02 EST 2005
> OK, extending the notion one further -- could one use a
> USB-to-parallel cable (cost, ~$17.00) and supply all the
> signals currently needed by a standard LPT port SO2R box?
> All you need to do is control pins 14,16 and 17 for basic
> SO2R functionality, plus DVK control and so on. Doable?
I don't know ... it depends on the logging software, what the
hardware supports and how well the USB virtual port drivers
As far as I can tell, most of the logging software is using
direct access to the hardware and that is not compatible with
the USB virtual port drivers.
... Joe, K4IK
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