[WriteLog] INTERFACING CONTEST LOGGING SOFTWARE WITH K3
g0orh at sky.com
Wed Mar 7 01:01:14 PST 2012
Is Their not a setting in the K3 which prevents this sort of thing happening !!!
ie CONFIG Menu / CW WGHT / Tap 4 Auto Off turns cw vox off on power up, prevents keys on switch - on!!
Will this help!!!
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On 7 Mar 2012, at 01:40, "Joe Subich, W4TV" <lists at subich.com> wrote:
> Set the K3 PTT-KEY menu item to OFF-OFF or make the necessary changes
> to both N1MM Logger/WriteLog to prevent them from asserting the RTS
> (and DTR) lines when the programs initialize. The two programs have
> different initialization options - you will need to consult the help
> files/on-line documentation to determine the proper configuration for
> ... Joe, W4TV
> On 3/6/2012 8:02 PM, JOHN POWELL wrote:
>> After a few years I have been able to participate from out new QTH with my K3 I constructed over 3 years ago S/N 1621. The problem is principally the K3 goes into Transmit mode at the time I select and boot up the individual Contest Modules from Writelog. I have conducted some experiments to determine and, or, isolate this problem, these being :-
>> - resurrecting my old TS440SAT and interface unit - this to either pin the problem with either of the rigs, or logging software, including the installation to further determine that Writelog was, or was not the issue.
>> The results were :-
>> - TS440SAT combo - no problems with either logging program
>> - K3 - in both instances of the logging programs (Wlog and N1MM) the K3 locked in Transmit mode after entering the particular Contest Modules relative to both software programs.
>> I would be obliged in any assistance and, or, ideas to overcome this problem could be offered. As a matter of interest the K3 intermittently triggers into Transmit mode when my laptop is booting up Win.XP Pro, but halts once XP has become active.
>> I operated as a Rupe Goldberg operation in the recent ARRL CW Contest with the K3 and a 20m dipole on 20 and 10, but spent more time trying to resolve this issue - the locking up of the K3. Finally got the paddle out and ran S&P.
>> Thanks in advance for any assistance that can be offered.
>> John. ZL1BHQ
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