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Re: COM Port Unavailable

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  • Charles
    Hello Mark, For CAT control you will need third party software. I use vsp manager to run mine. Send email per wiki instructions:
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 28, 2011
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      Hello Mark,
      For CAT control you will need third party software. I use vsp manager to run mine.
      Send email per wiki instructions:
      http://k5fr.com/ddutilwiki/index.php?title=VSP_Manager

      --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com, "Mark" <mbpeterson@...> wrote:
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      > I am using a 6.3 ensemble with PSDR v.19.3.15 SV1EIA, and I'm trying to get it working on a different computer: an HP Pavilion dv6000 laptop. Everything is fine except PTT. When I attempt to select the COM port in the 'Enable PTT' area of CAT Control, I find that only COM3 is available, even though I have three USB ports. When I attempt to enable PTT I get the following:
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      > "Could not initialize PTT Pit Bang control. Exception was: The process could not access the port COM3 because it is being used by another process. PTT Pit Bang control has been disabled."
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      > I even get this message with nothing plugged into a USB Port and use USBDview to confirm that nothing is connected. Both the E-MU soundcard and the SI570 devices show up in the USBDview list as disconnected, but they do show up, having been connected earlier when I was trying to enable PTT.
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      > Thoughts?
      >
      > Mark, WF7M
      >
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