[WriteLog] USB to Serial Adapter

Kevin S hemivaliant at hotmail.com
Sat Nov 19 21:23:22 PST 2011

I'm using the same USB to Serial Adapter as W0YK and can confirm it works flawlessly.  I also purchased my off of eBay.

For keying my rig (TS-570DG) I use a Winkeyer USB.

My HP computer is running Windows 7 64 bit.


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> From: w0yk at msn.com
> To: k0mwm at comcast.net
> Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2011 20:23:36 -0800
> CC: Writelog at contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [WriteLog] USB to Serial Adapter
> I use the Edgeport/4 which is an industrial-grade adapter retailing for over
> $300, but surplus on eBay for around $30.  It has 4 Serial ports and has
> been flawless in CW, RTTY, rig control, TNC control.  I've used it with
> Windows XP and Windows 7.  It is bullet-proof.
> There are a number of other single-Serial port adapters in the $20-30 range
> that have proven solid as well.  Search this reflector archive and the RTTY
> reflector archive for specific recommendations.
> Ed - W0YK
> Mike, K0MWM, wrote:
> > What is a KNOWN USB to Serial Adapter that works with 
> > WriteLog. I have tried two-one known for it's problems 
> > (TrendNet that uses the Prolific Chipset you have said NOT to 
> > use) and another from IO Gear. My problems is none of the 
> > manufacturers are listing what chipsets are inside. You said 
> > to get the FTDI Chipset. Even calling their tech support 
> > people is worthless. They have never heard the word chipset 
> > before. Suggestions? The problem is my computer says there is 
> > "No Rig" even when configures for Comm Port 15-the one the 
> > adapter says is the correct one.
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