[ct-user] CT DOS Comport Configuration Query

Mike K9MI k9mi at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jun 14 23:09:38 EDT 2007

That all folks....

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ed K1EP" <k1ep.list at gmail.com>
To: "N6KI Dennis Vernacchia" <n6ki_73 at sbcglobal.net>; 
<ct-user at contesting.com>
Sent: Friday, June 15, 2007 01:49
Subject: Re: [ct-user] CT DOS Comport Configuration Query

> Did you type SETUP after that to let the program know which port the radio 
> was on?
> At 6/13/2007 05:05 AM, N6KI Dennis Vernacchia wrote:
>>I have a Celeron machine running WIN98SE
>>I am trying to get set up for a ham friend
>>Problem is it only has 1 COM port on Mother Board
>>I managed to find a NEW 2 COM Port ( 2 DB-9s connectors)
>>PCI board which I installed and the floppy disk that came with it
>>had drivers for DOS and also WIN98
>>I did check the company's web site for any new drivers
>>and the DOS and WIN98 drivers were the same as on the diskette
>>Machine is set to boot into Straight DOS without
>>loading any Windows Driver
>>( set GUI=0 in System.ini file )
>>That works fine, it boots into DOS on turn on
>>I installed the card and DOS driver and I am able to
>>do a port test with a DOS Utility and both COM ports
>>checkout fine.
>>In the CT Directory I load
>>COMTSR1 ( For my Telnet Packet input and that works fine )
>>I am trying to do radio control for a
>>Kenwood TS-950 on one of the new ports on the
>>Plug in serial card
>>I typed
>>COMTSRX -A2E8 -B4800
>>( Where X = 2, 3 and 4 com ports.....to no avail)
>>Any ideas what I am doing wrong
>>The Blue confirmation Window always comes up and verifies that
>>I did in fact get the  desired COM port and the port address
>>( The Serial card booklet instructed me that port addresses
>>are 2E8 and 3E8
>>( N81 for other defaults as usual )
>>I also went intoi WIN 98 and loaded those drivers just to be sure
>>WIN98 sees the ports and all is wel there but I know not
>>to run CT for DOS in WIN98
>>I do NOT want to run CTWIN if I can help it as have
>>had too many problems in the past with Video chipsets etc
>>not working correct with CTWIN )
>>Ant DOS gurus out there with some other solutions ?
>>73, Dennis N6KI
>>Sandy Eggo
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