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Re: Help with finding COM 1



I added a serial card to mine. My LMD tracker and Icom interface like com 5 
and 6 just dandy. USB converter goes to the KPC-9612...

73, Drew KO4MA

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Greg D." <ko6th_greg@hotmail.com>
To: <dguimon1@san.rr.com>; <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 28, 2006 11:15 PM
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] Help with finding COM 1


> Hi Dave,
>
> I hate to break this to you, but it's hard to find ANY computer these days 
> with a COM port on them, regardless of brand.  Everything's gone to USB. 
> Some folks have had good luck with the USB-to-Serial converters, but not 
> all of them work the same.  You might search the archives for a 
> recommendation; the question's been asked here before.
>
> Greg  KO6TH
>
> p.s.  My year-old primary shack computer did come with one, and I managed 
> to find an old add-in serial card, so now I have three - TNC, Az/El Rotor, 
> and CAT for the Yaesu rig.  Linux has no trouble finding them.
>
>
> ----Original Message Follows----
> From: Dave Guimont <dguimon1@san.rr.com>
> To: amsat-bb@amsat.org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Help with finding COM 1
> Date: Sun, 28 May 2006 16:27:21 -0700
>
> I just installed W0LMD's, Junior Tracker, and SatPC32....
>
> All work just fine, but my XP computer cannot find COM 1!!  DOS where are 
> you???
>
> An HP pavilion, fairly new, with XP installed has a port marked COM, but 
> no number!!
>
> A Compaq Presario, newer, with XP installed has no COM port!!
>
> That is just another one of the dumb things I've found out about HP 
> computers...They've tried to lead me  by the nose on other DUMB THINGS, 
> but don't anyone ask me to go there...I'll never buy another Hewlett 
> Packard computer!!!
>
> HELP!!
>
>
>
>            73, Dave wb6llo@amsat.org
>                    Disagree: I learn....
>
>               Pulling for P3E...
>
>
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