[WriteLog] Problems in ARRL CW
Mon, 21 Feb 2000 18:48:19 +0000
If this is implimented, please have a way to disable it.
I, for one, would rather repeat.
This checks your previous possible errors AND they may not run the same
power on each
band, especially a M/M
Peter Chamalian W1RM wrote:
> I agree with W2UP's comments regarding item 6. I did a lot of search and
> pounce this weekend and like Barry, found it a "pain" to have to copy the
> power over and over. Yes, PLEASE Please fix that!
> I didn't have WL set up to use the insert key (wishing all the while that it
> did) but will make the changes in the .ini to implement that.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Barry Kutner
> > Sent: Sunday, February 20, 2000 8:12 PM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Cc: email@example.com; Ron Stailey
> > Subject: [WriteLog] Problems in ARRL CW
> > Hi gang:
> > Here's a note with some problems I had in ARRL CW (not including
> > the ice storm that made my 80 and 160m antennas useless!)
> > Maybe some were cockpit errors. If so, please point them out. If
> > not, that's why Wayne and Ron get copies of this...
> > 1. Each time I jumped on a packet spot, then came back to my
> > Run freq using F12, the RIT, initially ON, was then OFF.
> > 2. When hitting INS after entering a call, if it was a dupe, it would
> > send the call but no exchange. I'd rather just rework dupes, so how
> > can I make it send the exchange too?
> > 3. As I entered calls in the log window, sometimes incomplete,
> > then hit INS, and kept typing the calls, most of the time it worked
> > very well. Sometimes, there was about a one second pause
> > between the call and the exchange. Ideas?
> > 4. When in the Packet Window, I could still hit the F-keys to send
> > the buffers, EXCEPT for F1 (naturally, it's the CQ buffer!) Instead, I
> > get a "can't find logpkt32" window error box.
> > 5. The speedup and slowdown of parts of CW buffers using the >
> > and < characters sometimes worked, and sometimes didn't.
> > 6. Major annoyance of the contest: When a station was reworked
> > on a second or third band, the Power was not copied from earlier
> > QSO. I thought this was a considerable handicap, requiring
> > additional typing of 3 characters times 3000+ QSOs, not to
> > mention the extra listening time on the air, when I could have been
> > tuning the second radio. ***Wayne, please fix this!***
> > 7. Something was screwy with my log. When I turned the computer
> > back on, after a break, 2 QSOs showed up as 80m, and I hadn't
> > yet been on 80 (remember the ice?), so I deleted them not knowing
> > where they belonged. Then when I tried to save the log, it wouldn't
> > let me. I don't remeber the exact error message. Also, there is a 1
> > QSO discrepancy between my 2 networked computers. I thought
> > the network was supposed to merge the logs and keep everything
> > equal. Comments?
> > Tnx,
> > Barry
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> > Barry Kutner, W2UP Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Newtown, PA FRC alternate: email@example.com
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