[ct-user] CT9.36 VHF Contest Problem

Stan Staten Stan Staten <sstaten@netkonnect.net>
Thu, 23 Apr 1998 16:34:11 -0400

I had the same problem.

73 Stan, W3INK

At 09:04 AM 4/23/98 -0400, you wrote:
>I was just setting up 9.36 for the June VHF Contest and ran into a small
>problem.  It appears that CT is initialized for 20M.
>If you make your first log entry on 2M, you get an "Out of Band! 14000000"
>message, also if you do an ALT-F4 you get the message "On Spot Freq:  14.0".
>IF the first entry is on 50 Mhz or 222 Mhz, NO PROBLEM !!!  Any contacts on
>2M after the first Log entry are OK!!!
>My solution is to log the first entry, if it is a 2M contact, as a 6M
>contact and then go back and change the Band to 144 Mhz.
>Not a big problem if you know the "work around", but in the middle of a
>contest it could WASTE quite a bit of time.
>Beware and Be Warned !!!  This is a GOOD reason to check a new software
>Version out ahead of time, not in the Heat of Battle.
>73 es GL
>Bob - WA1OFR - FN42ma
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Stan Staten, w3ink

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