495Re: Trouble with "Real" Port
- Jul 9, 2006I have a WinXP box, but it sometimes gets messed up for some reason.
Also, I'm cheap and electricity is expensive around here...we had a
22% rate hike in January. I really don't want to keep a machine
running just to have BPQ. But maybe I'll change my mind.
--- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "Gary - N3JPU" <n3jpu@...> wrote:
> I could never get BPQTNC2 to work under Win98 so moved that portion
off to a
> Win2K or XP box and it works well connecting via Winlink's packet port.
> Gary Mitchelson
> N3JPU Montgomery Co. MD FM19
> USAF MARS and SHARES: AFA1PU/AFF1MD/AFF1M
> MD/DC State MARS Director
> -----Original Message-----
> From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
> Sent: Saturday, July 08, 2006 21:19
> To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [BPQ32] Re: Trouble with "Real" Port
> I am running everything on on win98 box. I have serial port 1 in
> for the VHF TNC, and port 2 for the HF TNC, and port 3 for the scanner
> interface to the radio.
> There is no port 4, and ports 5 and 6 on are a PCI expansion card,
> ports are connected via a null modem cable.
> I define port 5 as a "Real" port in BPQTNC32, and then I set Winlink
> Seems to be halfway working. Characters are getting dropped. This
> be the only problem I am having. I have tried lowering the FIFO
> I have also tried lower baud rates.
> --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "Gary - N3JPU" <n3jpu@> wrote:
> > Up until the May beta release there was an issue with TNC2 that
> dropped data
> > on the serial port. I am using BPQ32 with Winlink Classic just fine
> > now, however my BPQ32 is not running on the Win98 box that Winlink is,
> it's on a
> > Win2000 box connected via real serial ports.
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