[TRLog] v6.57 problems

Jan Fisher jan.fisher@virgin.net
Sun, 18 Mar 2001 16:42:56 -0000

I had a problem with the first letter being missed when I was running in
repeat cq mode

-----Original Message-----
From: Pete Smith <n4zr@contesting.com>
To: trlog@contesting.com <trlog@contesting.com>
Date: 18 March 2001 14:01
Subject: Re: [TRLog] v6.57 problems

>At 01:46 PM 3/18/01 GMT, Clive Whelan wrote:
>>I had the following problems in the Russian contest.
>>1. For the first time ever since v6.32, I had trouble entering
>>calls in the call window. Sometimes, and I'm not sure exactly
>>why or when as I was busy watching my fingers, the first
>>character was completely missed. Thus when G9BF called, I typed
>>that, but the computer sent ( and the call window on inspection
>>reflected) 9BF 599#, and I had to manually edit. This happened
>>in perhaps about 5% of the QSOs. I thought at first that *I* was
>>doing something wrong, but now realise I was not.
>>2. For some stations, the exchange window was preloaded with a 4
>>digit number of the type 1234, 6789 etc, and this had to be
>>edited before the exchange could be edited. This affected
>>perhaps somewhat less than 5% of stations.
>>Anyone else get these problems?
>None of those things seen in 170+/- QSOs here with 6.56. if that helps
>narrow down the source.
>The only problem I had was that the exchange memory would insert the
>country multiplier of non-Russian stations in the exchange field, which
>blocked logging QSOs.  Turning it off meant that I lost the chance to see
>oblast data on stations I'd worked before -- not a big deal, but
>73, Pete N4ZR
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