[WT-support] Garbled CW Characters

Bob Wilson, N6TV n6tv at arrl.net
Wed Dec 1 20:25:53 CET 2010

Thanks for posting the helpful reminder.  You definitely don't want to
contest with LPT or COM port keying with SOUND enabled in Win-Test.

Bob, N6TV

On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 11:15 AM, GALE STEWARD <k3nd at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I'm not sure that this is related to the speed jumping issue but I'll post
> it anyway.
> The CQWW CW was my first CW contest with WT (V4.5.1). Mine is a very simple
> setup - single radio with LPT port CW keying. I notice early in the contest
> that occasionally WT would send a garbled letter or possibly  speeded up for
> just one character. I wasn't sure what to do at that point. When I removed
> my headphones, I discovered that the PC internal speaker was active and I
> could hear the CW message thru it. I typed the NOSOUND command in the
> logging field to turn off the PC speaker and the problem disappeared and did
> not occur again for the rest of the weekend.
> This maybe be a well known fact to the experienced WT users but I thought
> others might be interested.
> BTW, I love WT on CW as well as on SSB!
> 73, Stew K3ND
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