[Trlog] Partial loss of frequency data

VR2BrettGraham vr2bg at harts.org.hk
Thu Mar 17 21:08:32 EST 2005

In talking directly with N2IC:

>>>>Grrrrr.  It's been so long since I used this 950, I seem to have
>>>>forgotten it will have behaved this way all along - as well as
>>>>others having to put up with, though maybe it's more pronounced
>>>>on one model than others.  Or maybe it's not so noticeable if
>>>>one has something like a pair of 850s & they both do it?  Or is
>>>>the 950 (not 950SDX) worse?  After having just had a chance to
>>>>use an MP again, I find the 950 to be really annoying.
>>>This never seemed like an issue with my 950SDX. I just measured the 
>>>delay between the time I stopped turning the dial, and TR updating the 
>>>frequency. With 6.69 (my version-of-choice), it's never more than 1 
>>>second.  With 6.79 it seems even faster.
>It's set to the default - 25 ms on 6.69, 100 ms on 6.79.
>>Does it behave the same after extended periods of tuning around?
>Yes - seems fine no matter how long I spin the dial. It even updates 
>occassionally while I'm tuning.  Sounds like the SDX processor is handling 
>the interrupts from the serial port a little better than the 950.

73, VR2BrettGraham

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