Dual Monitor Adapter
From Daryl Stout
@VERT/TBOLT to All
on Thu Aug 6 08:13:00 2020
The monitor I have for my Lenovo laptop, where I do all my
tasks related to reading BBS mail and playing the games, plus
items via amateur radio, and square dancing, has an HDMI
connector. I have an older monitor with the VGA connector.
I found a dual adapter on Amazon that will allow a plug-in
The reason is that during ham radio traffic nets, I've
got several windows open, including:
1) Facebook -- if the net has a Facebook Group, for net checkins.
2) Email -- for email checkins.
3) D-Rats -- a utility for ham radio operators that allows the
sending of messages and files, plus chat, in real time...as well
as checkins to the net.
4) Netlogger -- a utility for ham radio net control operators to
log checkins to a net -- a lot easier than with Notepad.
5) BlueDV -- a utility for ham radio operators, done by PA7LIM,
which works with the ThumbDV from Northwest Digital Radio, and
allows the modes of D-Star, DMR, WIRES, FUSION, over ones PC,
without the need for actual RF gear. There are 2 Windows...the
actual logger, then the IM chat window, which is used for net
With multiple windows open, there's a potential to "get lost
in the shuffle", and miss checkins, or to inadvertently close a
My question is, "Is there a utility to set up which windows to
view, and which ones to minimize for each monitor??".
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