Don Moman ve6jy@freenet.edmonton.ab.ca
Tue, 11 Jan 2000 22:25:23 -0700 (MST)

On Tue, 11 Jan 2000, Fred J. Helmstetter wrote:

> Hello all. 
> I'm having a little trouble getting a two computer multi network to run the way I think it should.  I 
> have MULTI INFO MESSAGE set up and it works some of the time but seems to get drawn in 
> several places on the screen under the band map (band map active on both machines, VGA 
> color on both).  It's as though the cursor positioning when it goes to print the info string was not 
> always correct.  Makes it hard to read because even though the info stays in the window under 
> the bandmap, there will sometimes be several copies of the string visible and you can't tell which 
> is the latest. Anybody else see this? 

Not here, they stayed in their proper area just fine. We did the 7
computer link in the RAC WInter contest.
> The network seems to be running fine and qso's/packet spots/talk messages fly around the wire 
> with no problems.

Do you have the the latest interm release (6.46.8 I think) - it's VERY
solid, but 6.46 may not be. Tree put this together for us just before the
RAC test and it did the job superbly.

> When is the multi message supposed to update?  I can't see an obvious interval or condition 
> that causes this.  Is there a way to force it to update?   Been through the docs but maybe I 
> missed it. 

F1 i.e. sending CQ or calling someone is S&P triggers them.  But would be
nice if it would trigger without F1 - specially for SSB and we don't use
voice keyers linked with F1.....

Hope this helps, 73

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