[WriteLog] Serial Port Addition/FSK
Alfred J.Frugoli (KE1FO)
afrugoli at verizon.net
Sun Dec 19 14:04:35 EST 2004
It may be instructive, or more confusing.
There is also the MicroHam interface, which seems to be a great option for the new USB laden world. See http://www.rttycontesting.com/microham/mk.htm for some details.
73 de Al, KE1FO
> From: "S. Markowski Jr." <km9m-zig at comcast.net>
> Date: 2004/12/19 Sun AM 01:58:18 EST
> To: WriteLog Reflector <writelog at contesting.com>
> Subject: [WriteLog] Serial Port Addition/FSK
> Like most everyone else with a laptop, I could use more serial ports. I
> was wondering two things:
> 1st. I remember reading that running FSK in WL with serial adapters
> required the adapter to be capable of running 5-bit code...... Can
> someone explain what this is in layman's terms? If an adapter handles 5
> -bit code, would it specifically say 5-bit code, or would a rating
> above/below 5 bit indicate that? I read about the card on the Quatech
> site via Google, but it doesn't make any sense to me.
> Has anyone heard of/used a Quatech QSP-100 PCMCIA Card? Have the
> ability to buy one, but if I can't do FSK with it in WL, I won't bother.
> Okay, I was wrong..... Guess I was wondering three things.
> Thanks in advance, Happy Holidays, and 73,
> Zig - KM9M
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