[Trlog] IARU and mixed mode operating
kk1l at arrl.net
Fri Jul 9 09:11:37 PDT 2010
I remember trying to get this to work when I was doing some of the
coding. I don't recall it ever working correctly. I got it "close" at
one point, but just could not crack it.
73 es God Bless de KK1L...Ron Rossi (kk1l at arrl.net) <><
QTH: Jericho, Vermont
My page: http://home.comcast.net/~kk1l
Mike Wetzel wrote:
> I tried ver. 6.79, 6.88, 6.90, 6.92. 6.93 and 6.94 and none works correctly.
> I had 6.72 but couldn't get it to behave so I gave up on it as it wouldn't
> work with my radio anyway. (Didn't have 6.74 or 6.78 to test but again they
> wouldn't work with my radio)
> 6.93 works fine if both radios are on CW or both on SSB, it just when doing
> mixed mode that things get fouled up.
> There is a big delay on SSB when using a DVP and I even tried (just for fun)
> disabling the DVP but still things were fouled up.
> Mike W9RE
> -----Original Message-----
> From: n3bb at mindspring.com [mailto:n3bb at mindspring.com]
> Sent: July 09, 2010 7:06 AM
> To: mjwetzel at comcast.net; trlog at contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [Trlog] IARU and mixed mode operating
> The last time I operated the IARU in mixed mode was the final year that the
> contest was a part of the WRTC qualification process for Moscow. I ended up
> using 6.74 or 6.78 because on my old slow PC, 6.93 took too long to process
> the QSO. At any rate, my old tried and true version worked fine. It worked
> in the SO2R mode exactly as it normally would in either mode. The radio
> operated with all the memory messages, either SSB or CW (using old K1EA
> voice recorders in both computers) and it was interesting to operate SO2R
> and have everything work just exactly as it should. I would hear my own
> voice or the CW depending on the mode of that particular radio. Radios
> called stations and gave exchanges as needed. It was cool to be running on
> one mode and S and P-ing on another mode and the station simply did exactly
> what it was supposed to do.
> Jim N3BB
> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Mike Wetzel <mjwetzel at comcast.net>
>> Sent: Jul 8, 2010 10:45 PM
>> To: trlog at contesting.com
>> Subject: [Trlog] IARU and mixed mode operating
>> I have not operated the IARU contest in a few years (at least seriously)
>> I'm pretty sure this use to work FB but now it doesn't.
>> I normally use 6.93 but also tried 6.94 with no luck.
>> If Radio A is on 15M CW and Radio B is on 10M CW and a stations is queued
>> using 'Alt-D' all works normal. Call and exchange are sent and Q is logged
>> on correct band.
>> But if Radio A is on 15 M SSB and Radio B is on 10 M CW and 'Alt-D' is used
>> again the call is sent on Radio B but upon hitting enter to log the
>> and the Q, TR thinks Radio B is on SSB because it goes to transmit but
>> doesn't transmit any CW (maybe transmit exchange on SSB) and also logs the
>> contact on SSB rather then CW.
>> I think it has to do with the timing issue.
>> Can anyone suggest an alternate key setup to force TR to send the report on
>> CW and log the Q on CW? Or any other patch that might work?
>> Mike W9RE
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