[TRLog] TR read logfile problems. DUPES!!!

n6tr@teleport.com n6tr@teleport.com
Tue, 9 Mar 1999 14:36:14 -0800 (PST)

> Had the system crash a few times during the DX contest last weekend. =
> While I was letting my temper kewl down, I thought I'd play around with =
> some of tr's features.
> Scenario follows:
> mv log.dat kr6na.dat
> rm *.bin *.tmp
> dvptsr
> tr read kr6na.dat
> radio was on and computer interface was enabled.
> dupes dupes and more dupes.
> I don't usually dupe. I make every attempt to keep from annoying the op =
> at the other end, as well as wasting my time during a pileup.
> Why does tr decide to randomly move a contact from 10m to 15m or 20m?
>  The original log showed no(0) dupes, reread it showed a few dupes.

The only thing I can think of is that the radio interface is causing
this.  Turn off the radio when doing TR READ.

> Aside from doing a search on a call. Is it possible, when I'm called and =
> tell the op at the other end that they're a dupe to have their previous =
> band-contact info pop up somewhere on the screen? I take the time to =
> give the op the info, but it does take a few seconds to search and bring =
> up the contact info. My feeling is if I show them as a dupe and they =
> don't show me, it's a bad call for both of us, no?

There is a Control-J flag to do this.  Something like AUTO DISPLAY DUPE


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