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Re: can't seem to load jt65a on my windows 10 computer?

Walter - K5EST
 

With all the problems with Win 10, working old time CW is still wonderful!!!!

The college just changed us over to Win 16, so now I wonder what fun that it is going to present!

73....Walter - K5EST


Re: can't seem to load jt65a on my windows 10 computer?

Donald Sanders
 

Well I may like Windoz 10 but when Microsoft upgraded my 8.1 to 10 they removed the ability to reset the password.
Windoz 10 requires you to make a reset disc, but does not tell you this.
Somehow a Trojan  got in past the checkers and reset my password. Now 10 wont let me in. I'm checking for a means to reset the computer. 
Service says that for $59 they will send me the program, but I need a separate computer and jump drive.
Also when it resets, it wipes everything on the hard drive and resets the computer.
Resets it to what? 8.1 or 10. Who knows. They would not say.

So if you have windoz 10, make sure you make the backup of data often and make all the reset discs.
Another great product from Microsoft-NOT!!!

Dr. Don HC4/W4BWS

On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 10:46 AM, Don Wilhelm donwilh@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:
As a "not a casual user" but not an IT professional, I have not found
any problem with Windows 10.
I have 7 of the 8 computers running on my home peer to peer network with
Win 10 loaded - one is the ham shack dedicated computer.  The only one I
have not upgraded is the one I use at the workbench which is running
Windows 7.

I will upgrade the workbench computer in the next few day and can give
you a better report after that happens.  If I have problems, I will roll
it back to Win7.

So far, all the applications that I had used under WinXP and Win7 are
working fine under Win10, and that includes several ham applications.
Note that I no longer use ham applications that were written back in the
'dark days' of DOS and Win3.1, and IMHO if you are still using those
applications, you need to keep a computer dedicated to those applications.

73,
Don W3FPR

On 7/19/2016 9:47 AM, W4KGH ken@... [4sqrp] wrote:
>
> Hello, Phil,
>
> As an IT professional, I have stayed far away from Windows 10 after
> testing it on a brand new Dell netbook. I went as far as to buy an
> older Toshiba netbook running Windows XP, though I do endorse Windows
> 7 for general use.
>
> I see no reason why we should have to continually struggle with
> getting things to work just because Micro$oft decides they have to
> continually fix things that aren't broken, breaking things that are
> working in the process.
>
> If you can somehow roll back to Win7, I recommend that. I can help you
> do that legally.
>



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Re: can't seem to load jt65a on my windows 10 computer?

Don Wilhelm
 

As a "not a casual user" but not an IT professional, I have not found any problem with Windows 10.
I have 7 of the 8 computers running on my home peer to peer network with Win 10 loaded - one is the ham shack dedicated computer. The only one I have not upgraded is the one I use at the workbench which is running Windows 7.

I will upgrade the workbench computer in the next few day and can give you a better report after that happens. If I have problems, I will roll it back to Win7.

So far, all the applications that I had used under WinXP and Win7 are working fine under Win10, and that includes several ham applications. Note that I no longer use ham applications that were written back in the 'dark days' of DOS and Win3.1, and IMHO if you are still using those applications, you need to keep a computer dedicated to those applications.

73,
Don W3FPR

On 7/19/2016 9:47 AM, W4KGH ken@w4kgh.net [4sqrp] wrote:

Hello, Phil,

As an IT professional, I have stayed far away from Windows 10 after testing it on a brand new Dell netbook. I went as far as to buy an older Toshiba netbook running Windows XP, though I do endorse Windows 7 for general use.

I see no reason why we should have to continually struggle with getting things to work just because Micro$oft decides they have to continually fix things that aren't broken, breaking things that are working in the process.

If you can somehow roll back to Win7, I recommend that. I can help you do that legally.


Re: can't seem to load jt65a on my windows 10 computer?

Cecil Bayona <cecil.bayona@...>
 

I have quite a few computers at home, all of them are running Windows 10, and things have been pretty smooth until recently. One thing I did before I converted any PC to Windows 10 was to take an image of the system with Windows 7 Ultimate, that way I can revert back an any time and not have to deal with Microsoft 30 day limit.

Recently I been working with FPGAs to implement custom CPUs, but in order to test the CPUs I need software capable of running on the one of a kind CPU, so I been using Forth which is easy to modify for a new CPU. Recently I converted my last CPU to Windows 10 and immediately started running into problems, the software sort of looks like it's running but it is not running right. I have wasted a lot of time trying to figure out why it's not running right but found nothing so far so maybe it's time to revert one of the PCs back to Windows 7 where it all runs fine. Currently I'm running a Windows 7 Virtual PC using VMware and that works but I'm not 100% happy with that solution.

There is not much time left to get free updates, but I always recommended to people to create an image of the PC before doing the upgrade, I use Macrium Reflect, it free and works well. Even if you are not upgrading to Windows 10 it's a good idea to keep an image of your system in case something goes terribly wrong, in that case a restore from your image will set your system back to the way it was when you  made the image. I update my images when I make major changes to the PC but still keep the original just in case, Large Hard drives are cheap these days. I use a plain 3 TB drive and an Orico External USB Dock which I bought on sale for $15 to make an image of all my PCs.

< http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx   >
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA1DS0FR8421  >

On 7/19/2016 8:47 AM, W4KGH ken@... [4sqrp] wrote:
 

Hello, Phil,

As an IT professional, I have stayed far away from Windows 10 after testing it on a brand new Dell netbook. I went as far as to buy an older Toshiba netbook running Windows XP, though I do endorse Windows 7 for general use.

I see no reason why we should have to continually struggle with getting things to work just because Micro$oft decides they have to continually fix things that aren't broken, breaking things that are working in the process.

If you can somehow roll back to Win7, I recommend that. I can help you do that legally.

73 de Ken W4KGH

Sent from my iPhone


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Re: can't seem to load jt65a on my windows 10 computer?

Dennis Gaskill
 

The wsjt.exe file is hiding in the  'bin'  folder
When you run the install, right click and select "Run as Admin"............
Win 7 and on are rather persnickety about 
where you put stuff.

I hope this helps

Dennis KC0IFQ


Re: can't seem to load jt65a on my windows 10 computer?

Ken Harthun
 

Hello, Phil,

As an IT professional, I have stayed far away from Windows 10 after testing it on a brand new Dell netbook. I went as far as to buy an older Toshiba netbook running Windows XP, though I do endorse Windows 7 for general use.

I see no reason why we should have to continually struggle with getting things to work just because Micro$oft decides they have to continually fix things that aren't broken, breaking things that are working in the process.

If you can somehow roll back to Win7, I recommend that. I can help you do that legally.

73 de Ken W4KGH

Sent from my iPhone


Re: Low Cost 10W All Band Xcvr

Curt
 

Sometimes the best rig is what you already have and know how to use.  A home constructed rig of k2 complexity presents some challenge.  I remember a few building issues that Gary, Don and others talked me through. Last summer I had a mishap with a clumsey transverter set up that fried a few ICs. These were fixed but still rig would not qro.  Went back to step one of alignment and found swr bridge was not working.  That was it, a loose connection from battle damage during repair.  

I have enjoyed many other rigs that folk have brought to field day.  Still the K2 is a great ride on the airwaves.  

Don't know what to say about your ancient Tek scope as I have one too.  Its a curiousity indeed, and functional.  Useful for homebrewing.

Enjoy your journey. 

73 Curt


Re: can't seem to load jt65a on my windows 10 computer?

Phil <w0xiphil@...>
 

Errrrrrrrrrr no; you can have A or D............and –yes- D is for Dunce!   
Will really, A for analog or D for digital............how the signals are applied to the outgoing message, etc.
 
Nice to hear from you Terry and Bob. Hope all is well. Pat and I are off to Panama City Beach (a shore town near Panama City but closer to the water). I UPS’d my go bag this morning; it includes my K1-4, bencher paddle, and a small power supply plus 20-meter dipole. I’ll tape the dipole to the porch window on the 7th floor deck . If I have any luck, I’ll post some spots on 4sqrp and see if I can work back this way.
 
72, Unc W0XI
 

Sent: Monday, July 18, 2016 3:38 PM
Subject: Re: [4sqrp] can't seem to load jt65a on my windows 10 computer?
 
 

Hey Unc,  Does the B in JT65B stand for "bounce"  :o)

72 WAØITP
I love this radio stuff.
www.wa0itp.com
www.4sqrp.com
On 7/18/2016 3:18 PM, bobzolecki@... [4sqrp] wrote:
 

Hey Uncle Phil...Thought I read somewhere that JT65B is used for moon bounce...unless its only used for moon bounce on 2M....Anyway don't know about ur problem..gl 73 de Bob KR9Z


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To: Chuck Carpenter w5usj@... [4sqrp] mailto:4sqrp@...
Cc: phil anderson mailto:w0xiphil@...
Sent: Mon, Jul 18, 2016 3:09 pm
Subject: [4sqrp] can't seem to load jt65a on my windows 10 computer?

 
Hello 4SQRPers. Just wondering if anyone else has/had that problem with this weak signal mode and/or is on JT65A on HF now?
 
The WSJT instructions say to download the program into a non-standard location c: \wsjt\wsjt-10.0. The program did download a bunch of files into that location......but an .exe file seems to be missing? Any clues?
 
I’m wanting to run WSJT JT65A on my K3 with vertical antenna to see how it does on 20-meters. The same program, supposedly can be used to run on 70 cm for moon-bounce, which is my end objective.............but figured I’d get experience on HF with this mode first..........since I have the equipment for that now.
 
No love so far.....HM?
 
Uncle Phil / w0xi
 
 
 



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Re: can't seem to load jt65a on my windows 10 computer?

WA0ITP
 

Hey Unc,  Does the B in JT65B stand for "bounce"  :o)
72 WAØITP
I love this radio stuff.
www.wa0itp.com
www.4sqrp.com
On 7/18/2016 3:18 PM, bobzolecki@... [4sqrp] wrote:

 

Hey Uncle Phil...Thought I read somewhere that JT65B is used for moon bounce...unless its only used for moon bounce on 2M....Anyway don't know about ur problem..gl 73 de Bob KR9Z


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From: 'Phil' w0xiphil@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...>
To: Chuck Carpenter w5usj@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...>
Cc: phil anderson
Sent: Mon, Jul 18, 2016 3:09 pm
Subject: [4sqrp] can't seem to load jt65a on my windows 10 computer?

 
Hello 4SQRPers. Just wondering if anyone else has/had that problem with this weak signal mode and/or is on JT65A on HF now?
 
The WSJT instructions say to download the program into a non-standard location c: \wsjt\wsjt-10.0. The program did download a bunch of files into that location......but an .exe file seems to be missing? Any clues?
 
I’m wanting to run WSJT JT65A on my K3 with vertical antenna to see how it does on 20-meters. The same program, supposedly can be used to run on 70 cm for moon-bounce, which is my end objective.............but figured I’d get experience on HF with this mode first..........since I have the equipment for that now.
 
No love so far.....HM?
 
Uncle Phil / w0xi
 
 
 



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Re: can't seem to load jt65a on my windows 10 computer?

Bob Zolecki
 

Hey Uncle Phil...Thought I read somewhere that JT65B is used for moon bounce...unless its only used for moon bounce on 2M....Anyway don't know about ur problem..gl 73 de Bob KR9Z


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From: 'Phil' w0xiphil@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...>
To: Chuck Carpenter w5usj@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...>
Cc: phil anderson
Sent: Mon, Jul 18, 2016 3:09 pm
Subject: [4sqrp] can't seem to load jt65a on my windows 10 computer?

 
Hello 4SQRPers. Just wondering if anyone else has/had that problem with this weak signal mode and/or is on JT65A on HF now?
 
The WSJT instructions say to download the program into a non-standard location c: \wsjt\wsjt-10.0. The program did download a bunch of files into that location......but an .exe file seems to be missing? Any clues?
 
I’m wanting to run WSJT JT65A on my K3 with vertical antenna to see how it does on 20-meters. The same program, supposedly can be used to run on 70 cm for moon-bounce, which is my end objective.............but figured I’d get experience on HF with this mode first..........since I have the equipment for that now.
 
No love so far.....HM?
 
Uncle Phil / w0xi
 
 
 



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can't seem to load jt65a on my windows 10 computer?

Phil <w0xiphil@...>
 

Hello 4SQRPers. Just wondering if anyone else has/had that problem with this weak signal mode and/or is on JT65A on HF now?
 
The WSJT instructions say to download the program into a non-standard location c: \wsjt\wsjt-10.0. The program did download a bunch of files into that location......but an .exe file seems to be missing? Any clues?
 
I’m wanting to run WSJT JT65A on my K3 with vertical antenna to see how it does on 20-meters. The same program, supposedly can be used to run on 70 cm for moon-bounce, which is my end objective.............but figured I’d get experience on HF with this mode first..........since I have the equipment for that now.
 
No love so far.....HM?
 
Uncle Phil / w0xi
 
 
 



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4QRP email blog #3

Walter - K5EST
 

4QRP
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This is also the first time this competition has ever been held in Missouri.Each day, the launch field will be open from 0800-1700, and will operate all day.  See more information at 
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NAQCC July Sprint this Wednesday Evening

Larry W2LJ <w2lj@...>
 

The July sprint is this coming Wednesday evening local time (July 20th,
EDT - 8:30-10:30PM, CDT - 7:30-9:30PM, MDT - 6:30-8:30PM, PDT - 5:30-7:30PM),
which translates as Thursday, July 21st, 0030 to 0230Z in all cases.

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There you will find all the details as to time, frequencies and other important
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Prizes: Too many to list!! - check out the prizes page on our website.

This is a monthly event that caters to the CW veteran, the CW newcomer, straight
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Come join us and have a real good time!


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Re: Low Cost 10W All Band Xcvr

Ed - ad7gr
 

So true.   That's why I still have mine even if I got discouraged because it wasn't running right.   Soon though... soon it will and I am getting excited about that.

73,
Ed - ad7gr
skcc #30T
www.edliko.net

On 7/16/2016 3:59 AM, 'John R. Lonigro' jonigro@... [4sqrp] wrote:
[snip]
They are hard to let go of.  I put a lot of sweat and tears (of joy) into that rig.


Re: Low Cost 10W All Band Xcvr

Ariel Jacala
 

Ed

I am a rag chewer also SKCC 7288T and enjoy
portable.  See you in the bands

Ariel NY4G

Sent from my iPhone

On Jul 17, 2016, at 13:36, Ed - AD7GR ad7gr@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

Congrats on your QRP DXCC #155. I've just got to improve my copy speed
and time of the day to work them... but... I'm more a ragchew op than
DXer. I just enjoy the contact with whoever I find.

73,
Ed - ad7gr
skcc #30T
www.edliko.net

On 7/15/2016 9:01 PM, Lionking45 lionking45@... [4sqrp] wrote:
> [snip] a DX exchange with Saudi Arabia which is DXCC #155 for me QRP.
>


Re: Low Cost 10W All Band Xcvr

Ed - ad7gr
 

Congrats on your QRP DXCC #155. I've just got to improve my copy speed and time of the day to work them... but... I'm more a ragchew op than DXer. I just enjoy the contact with whoever I find.

73,
Ed - ad7gr
skcc #30T
www.edliko.net

On 7/15/2016 9:01 PM, Lionking45 lionking45@bellsouth.net [4sqrp] wrote:
[snip] a DX exchange with Saudi Arabia which is DXCC #155 for me QRP.


Re: Low Cost 10W All Band Xcvr

Ed - ad7gr
 

You're okay Don... I was holding back to see if my K2 could be made dependable and am thrilled you've encouraged me that it can. Now I'm very much looking forward to using it often and learning even more of it's abilities. It is the rig I need. It just needs to run correctly and dependably and you're helping me get there. btw... I picked up an old Tektronix O-scope for $15 at a garage sale. Initial tests indicate it even works. I found the manual on it after much searching on the web... now to try to remember the training I had back in 1965 on it's use and that's a bit of a stretch for me.

73,
Ed - ad7gr
skcc #30T
www.edliko.net

On 7/15/2016 8:39 PM, Don Wilhelm donwilh@embarqmail.com [4sqrp] wrote:
I hope I am not "telling stories out of school", but Ed may be getting
his Elecraft K2 up and running properly again - I am currently helping
him with it via off-list email


Re: Low Cost 10W All Band Xcvr

Ed - ad7gr
 

I absolutely agree with you and Dale... many interests and abilities.   I enjoy operating from home and when camping now that we are doing more of that.   I've acquired a solar panel, controller, and deep cycle battery for that.   Weight is not so important since I stay in camp while my wife enjoys her trail riding.
73,
Ed - ad7gr
skcc #30T
www.edliko.net
On 7/15/2016 8:04 PM, 'Ken Talbott' ktalbott@... [4sqrp] wrote:

Consensus?  NEVER!  If so, we would all own the same rig. Ham radio is the ONLY endeavor in which everyone IS entitled to their own facts.  Enjoy.

Ken ke4rg



Re: Low Cost 10W All Band Xcvr

Ed - ad7gr
 

Curt... No... it's not a must have as far as an all mode rig goes since I am presently only CW but since this is to be used primarily in the field when horse camping it would be good to have SSB ability in case of emergency need. Thanks for the suggestions...

73,
Ed - ad7gr
skcc #30T
www.edliko.net

On 7/15/2016 4:34 PM, wb8yyy@yahoo.com [4sqrp] wrote:
If you must have an all mode rig, watch for either an argonaut 5 or 6, the last 2 models, on the used market. [snip]


Re: SOTABEAMS Pico Balun instructions?

Jeff Logullo N0̸MII
 

Thank you sir! Off to the bench!
72,
Jeff N0MII

On Jul 16, 2016, at 1:43 PM, John R. Lonigro <jonigro@...> wrote:

Jeff:

I successfully downloaded it for you.  See enclosed.

73,

John, AA0VE

On 07/16/2016 01:31 PM, Jeff Logullo jeff@... [4sqrp] wrote:

Hello,


Here I am with an hour set aside for some antenna work. An unbuilt SOTABEAMS Pico Balun kit is here on the bench... and Sotabeams' web site refuses to cough up the instructions!

By any chance does someone have the PDF of this file that they could email me? I've left a message on the SOTABEAMS web site but my clock is ticking... 

TIA,
Jeff N0MII

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