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Re[2]: InstantTune 1.09



Hello Howard and all,

Saturday, January 19, 2002, 7:27:54 PM, you wrote:

HL> Hello Joel

>> I have discovered that if I tune too quickly with the main VFO on the 847
>> using InstantTune 1.09, the main VFO will loose its mind.

HL> That's interesting. I don't regularly use the FT-847 driver but I do use the
HL> TS-2000 driver (which I wrote), and one of the things I never got 100% right
HL> was a very similar fault to this when very  occasionally things go a bit
HL> awry with bands switching and modes switching.

HL> I spent an awful lot of time trying to get to the bottom of the problem with
HL> RS-232 debugging monitors but never found where in hte code the problem was.
HL> In the end I never got it totally right but it was very difficult to
HL> reproduce consistently - I can use it for hours perfectly and then get a
HL> blip.

HL> Maybe I've been looking in the wrong place in the code from your description
HL> of the FT-847 problem and perhaps we have a problem with the serial line
HL> drivers.

HL> 73 Howard G6LVB

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I suggest you should try SatPC32 which you can download free (Demo) from
www.dk1tb.de eEnglish page, links. He has in his program a very stable CAT
control and I wonder if you would have the same effect or if it performs
better.

73,
 Reinhard (aka René)
 DJ1KM                            

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