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83905

Re: Printers at stations

Good point Vic, but there is no reason the dispatcher could not issue an order to multiple stations (printers.)  In other words once you're writing the
Seth Neumann
8:50 PM
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83904

Re: Printers at stations

There was some mention recently in this thread, of sending train orders to some sta printer and letting the crew take 'em directly off the printer.  That's
Vic
8:05 PM
#83904
 
83903

Re: Printers at stations

I don't think some of y'all get it. Of course most of us know that by OS'ing at a station, we have temporarily put on the operator's hat. No different than
lou_adler
1:22 PM
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83902

Passing of Jim Moir

Jim Moir the Author of ProTrak has passed any last Wednesday due to complications of heart bypass surgery. The ProTrak program will continue to be supported by
earlyrail
7:22 AM
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83901

Re: Printers at stations

Very cool!  Tell us more! ... -- Seth Neumann Mountain View, CA Very cool!  Tell us more! On 9/19/2017 7:07 PM, dapet@... [Ry-ops-industrialSIG] wrote:
Seth Neumann
Sep 19
#83901
 
83900

Re: Printers at stations

THAT is too cool! What a great idea. So I am curious how weathered the car needs to be before it cannot read it. Sorta like the prototype! Thanks for
Detlef Kurpanek
Sep 19
#83900
 
83899

Re: Printers at stations

Recently I have been playing with a small video camera on the layout and some OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software to read car markings and numbers as
dapet48
Sep 19
#83899
 
83898

Re: Cell phone app for TT&TO?

Bruce, Hope you try it and tell us how well it works. Now that would be a good use of a smart phone ... assuming all your crew have one. I used FRS
lou_adler
Sep 19
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83897

OT- looking for Bob Rivard E

Looking to get in touch with Bob Rivard about Soo around Twin Cities. If anyone would forward this to him I'd appreciate it. Terry Harrison
Terry Harrison
Sep 19
#83897
 
83896

Re: Printers at stations

Alex: this is a clever solution as the entry badge cards can use the inexpensive readers (they don't work well on tags mounted on the cars)! With the badges,
Seth Neumann
Sep 19
#83896
 
83895

Rob Caves Operating Sessions (So. Calif.)

Please respond DIRECTLY to Rob at areakt@... mailto:areakt@... [areakt AT yahoo DOT com] From Rob... We just opened a new section of layout (HO
thecitrusbelt
Sep 19
#83895
 
83894

Re: Printers at stations

Hi Guys, So one of these Thermal Printers appeared on my desk a few days ago… ;)
Alex Shepherd
Sep 19
#83894
 
83893

Re: Cell phone app for TT&TO?

One possible option using smartphone technology but perhaps emulating radio would be to use an app which behaves like a walkie-talkie. Following is one that
Thierry Lach
Sep 18
#83893
 
83892

Re: Cell phone app for TT&TO?

Interesting how this is still kicking around.  I will state (again) that this is not for everyone, but is better than nothing if you are in a remote area
Steven Prevette
Sep 18
#83892
 
83891

Paperwork For Operations

Courtesy of the Nickel Plate Road Historical & Technical Society (http://www.nkphts.org/about.html http://www.nkphts.org/about.html) here is a link to all of
thecitrusbelt
Sep 18
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