[ct-user] CT 9.39 and Band Map
Tue, 23 Feb 1999 22:45:53 +0000
The band map feature is only partially documented even in legit manuals.
My manual for Version 9. It has only info on how to turn on the band
map feature. Nothing about arrow keys or even how to turn it off.
73 de Brian/K3KO (a non-pirate too)
Dick Green wrote:
> >You hit the nail squarely! What may not be so obvious is there are many
> >of CT out there that got it illegally, a copy of a pal's registered
> >Everything but the manual I would say.
> >I don't think we should feel one bit sorry for these pirates and further,
> >shouldn't continually answer their questions on the reflector....especially
> >ones that are easily solved by reading the manual. They would have a manual
> >they purchased CT in a legitimate manner.
> Now hang on just a minute, Bruce. This is a very bad assumption on your
> I paid Harvard Software for my copy of CT back in 1994 and received a copy
> of the then-current manual. Since then, I have been a registered user of CT
> entitled to download all updates (a generous policy of Ken's, to be sure.)
> However, as far as I know, there has never been any provision for
> downloading or obtaining a new manual. So, when Band Map came out, I had to
> read the description in the online revisions file and make some guesses
> about how it works. Furthermore, as attested to on this reflector, there are
> specific key sequences that cause Band Map to wipe out a previously logged
> QSO. That's not a feature -- it's a bug that gives trouble to many
> registered users, whether they own a current manual or not.
> There have been other enhancements to CT since 1994 that may be documented
> in the new manual but those of us legitimately entitled to download updates
> have little guidance about how they work. An online copy of the manual would
> be nice...
> Be careful about making assumptions and accusations -- not all people who
> have trouble using CT are software pirates.
> 73, Dick, WC1M
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