[amsat-bb] Re: Hardware or software problems?
gerhardstein at montana.com
Sat May 1 03:39:44 PDT 2010
Thanks to all who have answered both on and off the list. I have had my
sat station working on a prior computer, an XP laptop, not with the
KeySpan but with one serial adapter cable plus the "real serial
interface" in that computer. I've not tried those on the Win7's. I no
longer have the XP's; they both died this past winter.
Interfaces are the GS232 from Yaesu, and the CT-17 level converter from
Though I have a lot of stuff on USB, 4 ports out of 6 total, I have
tested with only the KeySpan attached.
I will try the alternate programs suggested off-list.
I may try the "real serial interface" approach--a good idea. Though I
live in a small town, there is a computer geek who lives nearby me. I
have at least one salvaged serial port interface from a previous
computer. I have another junked computer that possibly has one in it
also. I'll check that out.
I will get the additional information from the crash screen and display
On 5/1/2010 1:45 AM, Erich Eichmann wrote:
> I will answer your mail off the list.
> 73s, Erich, DK1TB
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