[SD-User] SDI and Microkey

Paul O'Kane pokane at ei5di.com
Tue Jul 24 12:17:37 EDT 2007

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <n9bx at mchsi.com>

>  .. But when I try to go to SDI, I can set the Rig at
> comport 4 and it does poll correctly, but when I set up
> the commport for CW at comm 5, it says the port does not
> exist.  Any help would be aappreciated.

When you use the PORTS command to assign serial comm ports,
SD (and the others including SDI) needs to verify that it
can "see" the port.  To do this, it attempts to "open" the
port.  If any error is returned SDI assumes the port does
not exist.

Here's an independent way of verifying serial port numbers.
I've found it to be consistent with what SDI sees.

With Microkeyer running, select Start / Settings / Control Panel /
System / Hardware / Device Manager / Ports (COM & LPT) 

This is the sequence with WinXP.
Let me know if SDI still does not work as expected.

Paul EI5DI

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