[Trlog] USB -> serial adapters for DOS?
w0yk at msn.com
Mon Mar 7 07:22:45 PST 2011
I use Socket Communications PCMCIA Serial adapters, in single-, dual- or
quad-port versions. The MS-DOS drivers are different for each, but all
available on their website, as well as on the CD that comes with the
Ed - W0YK
> -----Original Message-----
> From: trlog-bounces at contesting.com
> [mailto:trlog-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of RT Clay
> Sent: Monday, 07 March, 2011 05:42
> To: trlog at contesting.com; John Unger
> Subject: Re: [Trlog] USB -> serial adapters for DOS?
> 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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