[CQ-Contest] Ic 706 Mark 11 and Writelog for NAQP CW

Bill Turner dezrat at copper.net
Wed Aug 1 14:32:57 EDT 2007


On Tue, 31 Jul 2007 17:46:19 -0400, "Larry Schimelpfenig"
<larryk7sv at comcast.net> wrote:

>>Smooth CW is essentially impossible from software to I/O port due to the 
>>CPU constantly interrupting the CW stream to service interrupt calls.
>Guess I just don't notice the lousy cw generated by Win Test or Writelog 
>running under XP! Hope no-one else notices it....
>73 de Larry K7SV

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It does help a lot if you use msconfig.exe to disable all
non-essential programs and services. It's the multitasking that causes
the choppy CW. Get rid of as much of that as you can and it might be

Having said that however, I still think WinKey is the best way to go.

Bill W6WRT

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