[ct-user] Bandmap not Working with CTDOS in WIN 95 Laptop

Dennis Vernacchia n6ki73 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 05:13:53 EST 2008

I forgot to mention I am using External 15 inch flat screen monitor so
I don't believe that is the issue....

On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 1:48 AM, Ed K1EP <k1ep.list at gmail.com> wrote:

> It might have to do with screen size.  THe bandmap may be off screen.
>  There is a command line -RESET that will reset all windows to 800x600.
> At 12/5/2008 03:52 AM, Dennis Vernacchia wrote:
>> I acquired a neat little Toshiba Libretto CT50 Mini Laptop
>> that has WIN95 OS on it
>> I tried 2 versions of CTDOS   Ver 10.03.002  & 10.04.001
>> both of which I have used on 2 other DOS computers and had no issues with
>> Bandmap Window
>> I boot directly into DOS on all these machines using F8 on boot up so I
>> am not loading any windows drivers - Laptop goes staright to DOS window
>> My other 2 computers are  running WIN98 and Bandmap works fine
>> when I boot straight into DOS.
>> With this Toshiba Libretto CT50, I am using COM1 for radio control and
>> all other control functions work fine, ie, if i type in a freq in callsign
>> field
>> radio QSYs fine and also radio changes mode for mixed mode contests when I
>> hit Ctrl F1 or F2
>> so I know the Libretto sees the radio
>> With the Libretto Laptop, when I type Alt , ( Alt - Comma ) the Bandmap
>> window does not appear
>> I am sure I have run CTDOS in past from a WIN95 OS machine and Bandmap etc
>> worked fine.
>> I tried my Kenwood TS-850 and my K3 and running straight from DOS on
>> bootup
>> ( No Windows Drivers loaded )
>> I typed COMTSR1 -B4800 which has controlled both these radios in the past
>> on
>> my 2 other
>> computers
>> Anyone run into this where laptop controls radio but bandmap won't work ?
>> Is this some weird issue because I am using the Libretto Mini Laptop ???
>> I come out of DB-9 COM 1 port of the laptop with a W1GEE RS-232  interface
>> when running the TS-850 and use a straight 9 pin serial cable with the K3
>> as
>> K3 has interface built in.
>> Any ideas on this propblem ? Does WIN95 have some issues on certain
>> computers when running CTDOS ?
>> 73, Dennis N6KI
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