[Trlog] USB -> serial adapters for DOS?

RT Clay rt_clay at bellsouth.net
Mon Mar 7 05:42:23 PST 2011

I don't think you will find a DOS driver for USB/serial adapters.

I have used PCMCIA serial cards on an old Gateway laptop to run trlog so2r, that approach worked great. I think most serial PCMCIA cards do have a DOS driver, but check carefully before buying one.


--- On Sun, 3/6/11, John Unger <w4au at verizon.net> wrote:

> From: John Unger <w4au at verizon.net>
> Subject: [Trlog] USB -> serial adapters for DOS?
> To: trlog at contesting.com
> Date: Sunday, March 6, 2011, 8:48 PM
> I think this question has come up
> before but don't remember is anyone has 
> found a solution:
> I am trying to configure a laptop with only one serial port
> for SO2R, so 
> need to figure out how to add another serial port somehow.
> The simplest 
> approach would be to use one of the USB to serial adapters
> that are out 
> there, but I don't know if any of them have DOS drivers.
> Has anyone had any success with getting around this
> situation?
> tnx es 73 - John, W4AU
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