[WriteLog] Audio Review clock problem

hank k8dd hank.kohl at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 22:11:36 EDT 2008

It does that on my ole Win 98 SE box too.

73    Hank    K8DD

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gary AL9A" <al9a at mtaonline.net>
To: "WRITELOG REFLECTOR" <writelog at contesting.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 03, 2008 1:11 AM
Subject: [WriteLog] Audio Review clock problem

> I'm running WL 10.65C on a new Dell laptop running Vista and have just
> noticed a problem with the time stamp sync between the log QSO times and
> recording times shown in the Audio Review window.  As I begin playing back
> audio clips of contacts at the beginning of an audio review file segment,
> the QSO time in the log and the recording time in Audio Review are in
> close agreement.  However, as I progress through the audio file the times
> get further and further out of sync with the Audio Review time lagging the
> log time.
> When I'm at about the middle of the audio file segment, and seek to
> a specific QSO, the playback starts near the end of the QSO, not the
> beginning.  I have to click and drag the slider back 20 to 30 seconds to
> to the beginning of the QSO.  By the time I am listening to QSO's near the
> end of an audio file segment the time shift is a minute or more out of
> When I click on a call in the log for playback that is near the end of the
> audio file segment I miss the call I want entirely and end up getting the
> next call in the log.  Now I have to drag the slider back a minute or more
> to start at the beginning of the QSO I want to review.
> When a new audio segment loads in the two clock times are again in sync,
> the further into the audio file I go the more out of sync the two times
> I assume that both programs are using the system clock to track the times,
> so cannot understand why they gradually work themselves out of sync.  I
> never noticed this problem before on another machine running earlier WL
> versions under XP, so I'm not sure if it is a WL problem, a timing problem
> with the new machine, or a Vista problem.  It is not a critical problem,
> annoying nonetheless.  Any ideas?
> 73,
> Gary AL9A
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