AW: [WriteLog] Erratic CW
Steve Baron - KB3MM
Steve Baron - KB3MM" <SteveBaron@starlinx.com
Tue, 28 May 2002 20:46:12 -0000
Guess that could be a possibility in some cases if you had a LPT port for
keying and also hd printers installed on the same port. Some printer
packages are pretty agressive.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Barry " <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2002 18:02
Subject: Re: AW: [WriteLog] Erratic CW
> Carsten brings up an interesting point. I don't have problems with CW
> keying, even with a P-133, after closing all the misc. background
> programs. I use a COM port, not LPT port for keying. I wonder if that is
> the answer. Anyone having the problems with COM port keying?
> Barry W2UP
> On 28 May 2002 Carsten Steinhöfel wrote:
> > > ...
> > Background processes could sure be a problem, especially the printer
> > drivers which would obviously access the LPT port as well (and with
> > priority then Writelog). Have you thought about using a COM port for CW?
> > I have CW on the same port as radio control and never had erratic CW (on
> > a 400MHz machine).
> > 73 Carsten, DL1EFD
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