[na-user] Important Clue

Bob Patten Bob Patten <n4bp@shadow.net>
Tue, 19 Aug 1997 12:41:06 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 19 Aug 1997 dap14@chrysler.com wrote:

>      The report from Bob, N4BP attributing the missing keystrokes to the
>      Yaesu CAT interface is an important clue to solving this problem.
Thanks, Dave, for the most intersting explanation on how Yaesu's CAT
routine differs from others. ^^^^^ (I missed a keystroke, hi).
A further clue might be that, to the best of my knowledge, this problem
didn't exist before version 10.19.  I've been using CAT with my FT-1000MP
for about a year without the problem.  Was there a change made to the
Yaesu CAT routine in v10.19 / 10.20???

It also occurred to me that "priority" might be a factor?  Keystrokes
should take priority over Yaesu polling, i.e. check the keyboard for a
keystroke before polling.  Of course, once a poll begins, I guess a
keystroke could be missed at that point.  Following your explanation,
perhaps a polling cycle for Yaesu is considerably longer than for other
radios, during which a keystroke could be missed?

Sorry, just rambling...

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