What laptop used for local remote?

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What type laptop are everyone using for local remote operation on the LAN?


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Jim K4JAF

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Ross - K9COX

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Sorry, the one that they own.
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WH6HI - Pat

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Old MacBook (white early 2009 model)  Does very well no problem at all runs Bootcamp with Windows 7. 
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Alex - DH2ID, Elmer

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Panasonic Toughbook CF-52, I5 processor, 512GB SSD. Works everywhere.
Got it used and cheap at eBay
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Corey/ KC0YNS

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From an Individual or Computer reseller? Can you send me the link?  Been looking for a Toughbook...Thanks, Corey
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KD8TVB

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surface pro 3 works great
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Charlie, WA3UTC

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I use a low cost HP laptop with an Atom processor and 4GB of memory.  Flawless operation, no drop outs or any issues at all.  FRS has done a wonderful job on V1.4.
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I just tried SSDR 1.4 with my ancient Dell Inspiron laptop from 2007.  It has a 2.0 GHz AMD dual core processor (32 bit) with only 2 GB of RAM.  It did work albeit haltingly for receive.  On transmit, the audio was reported to be badly broken up.  I was also doing it via 802.11B wireless.  It might be acceptable if I could get more RAM but unless I can find it used, it would probably cost more than the value of the laptop.  Time to upgrade!
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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"I was also doing it via 802.11B wireless."

That ain't going to cut it no matter how you slice it.

https://helpdesk.flexradio.com/hc/en-us/articles/203469425-Reasons-for-Wireless-Network-Performance-...

That laptop is a lost cause.  I would not sink any money into it as the results are never going to be acceptable.  As you noted, it is time to upgrade.
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Dell Venue 11-inch seems to do quite well. Windows 8.
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Walt - KZ1F

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802.11b, now that IS so last decade. Mine is 5G into a 1750AC router. I have a XPS 15Z, sucks sharing a 15" screen with SSDR / HRD Logbook DM-780 and CW Skimmer but remotely no need for Skimmer or DM-780, still sucks sharing with HRD Logbook. But the remote audio seems just fine. Really, at that form factor SSDR has to be essentially fill screen.