[amsat-bb] VSPE 64-bit splitter
kc5qbc at swbell.net
Sat Aug 13 21:36:09 UTC 2016
Does Xport32 not run under win10? Just asking here because I have not
tried it yet...
On 8/13/2016 4:17 PM, Mark Johns via AMSAT-BB wrote:
> I know that a number of folks are using virtual serial port splitters to allow both a logging program and SatPC32 to simultaneously talk to their rig via CAT or CI-V. I had such a system working quite nicely on my old Windows 7 32-bit computer, using a little freeware program called XPort.
> Recently I switched to a new Windows 10 64-bit computer. Since XPort is 32-bit only, I purchased the 64-bit version of VSPE from www.eterlogic.com. This program works fine creating a virtual serial port "pair" within the computer. When I try to set up a splitter, the first program to start (such as ACLog) talks with the rig fine on the virtual port. But as soon as I start another program on the splitter port (such as SatPC32), the first program stops exchanging data with the rig (IC-9100) and the second program has all the fun. SatPC32 seems to punch through and lock out any other programs. Eterlogic has not gotten back to me.
> If anyone has successfully set up a working splitter in 64-bit VSPE I'd like to know what your settings are. Thanks.--
> Mark D. Johns, KØMDJ
> Decorah, Iowa USA EN43
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