[ct-user] Lockups and Band change problems
Ed Parish K1EP
k1ep at arrl.net
Thu Feb 24 11:51:45 EST 2005
At 2/24/2005 11:20 AM, John Meyer wrote:
>In trying to set up CT 10.02.003 in my desktop (800 mHz machine) and laptop
>(70 mhz) I've run into two different problems:
>1) On the main computer DOS CT locks up during setup of the
>Information Sheet after 18-24 keystrokes (it varies). I have to use Windows
>to close the program.
If you have to use Windows to close the program, you are not using DOS. DOS CT runs in DOS, not in a shell within Windows. If you have any Windows except XP or later, then you have to boot into DOS. Check the archives for dual booting an XP machine.
>2) On my laptop, setup goes OK, but when I try to enter calls, no
>matter what band I've set up, when I hit enter CT logs it as 20M.
Do you have a radio setup? If you setup a radio and don't have one connected, then you will usually have a problem. Have you tried typing in a frequency, like 21010 or 7040?
>I was hoping to use CT for the ARRL contest, but maybe I'll have to go back
>to the version I used to use - 9.36. That worked well for me even on
>DXpedition with my 70 mHz laptop.
There shouldn't be any reason not to use it. Works find on my 486 machine.
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