[Trlog] Timekeeping problem

Dan Violette danki6x at earthlink.net
Mon Oct 3 16:48:14 EDT 2005

System is shutting down (going into sleep mode) to save itself wear and tear.  Hard drive I am sure is shutting off too which explains why a few seconds to get going again.  Probably a BIOS setting.  Probably set at one hour.  TR stops timing when computer is asleep.  PC clock still running on its own but TR can't get the info when it is not running.

Dan KI6X

On Mon, Oct 3, 2005 at 10:58 AM, Brian Summers wrote:

> This should probably be called a lack of timekeeping problem. Here's what's happening. If I have TR Log operating and then do not use it for more than 15 or 20 minutes the screen goes blank (black) and the PC clock does strange things. As an example, with TR Log open but unused two hours later the screen is blank. Press any key and the screen slowly recovers; this takes about ten seconds or so. But the clock is showing that only one hour has elapsed and not two.
> This is with an old IBM made Pentium 1. Operating system is Win98SE but I always do a restart in DOS. Then to the C:\ prompt and into TRLog. Battery has been replaced so this is not an issue.
> Any suggestions as to what is causing this, and even more important how to correct it?  No prizes for guessing my reaction after many hours of on and off operating during a 24 or 48 hour contest before I realized what was happening.....
> Brian VE7JKZ
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