[ct-user] CT 9.92-001

Ed Parish K1EP k1ep at arrl.net
Tue Dec 2 19:43:46 EST 2003

At 12/2/03 07:21 PM, Wilbert Knol wrote:
>Hi all,
>In the CQWW-CW, we had a couple of unexplained computer crashes, using 
>3 PCs, running DOS, networked over Ethernet, with packet. CT 
>On one occasion, CT crashed on the #1 PC (time server) during ALT-G.
>After re-booting, I noticed the F4 message had lost the first 
>character of our callsign. 
>Also, the crash moved the computer clock ahead by 18 minutes. I didn't 
>spot this straight away. The wrong time propagated through the 
>network affecting all three stations. Our log now has 20 minutes 
>worth of 'rubber clocked' contacts in it. They are  unrecoverable as 
>they are interlaced with correctly logged QSOs.

I think you can recover the log.  If you use the B2R9 utility, you can edit the file in ascii text.  There should be sequence numbers for each QSO and therefore you can spot the interlaced ones.  Fix the times. Then just use the B2R9 utility to convert back to a bin file.

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