[TRLog] USB ports & TR

Pete Smith n4zr@contesting.com
Fri, 12 Oct 2001 21:38:42 -0400

At 08:15 PM 10/12/01 EDT, KZ5D@aol.com wrote:
>My trusty old Pentium 1 computer took a lightning hit.  Trying to replace it 
>with something new that will work with TR and SO2R.  So I think I need 2 
>serial ports for each radio, right?
>The new stuff I've seen on the market all have 1 serial port, 1 LPT, and 2
>more USB ports.  
>Has anyone used the USB ports with some sort of converter with TR and a MP 
>Mark V?

For SO2R, the minimum configuration seems to be 2 serial ports (for radio
control) and one LPT port (for the SO2R box). Rather than deal with the
imponderable of the USB hub, why not spend a few bux (about the same) for
an add-in PCI serial port card?

73, Pete N4ZR

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