The QRCCRA - England Park Raceway 24/7 Lap
England Park Raceway provides 24/7 lap timing,
available outside of race meetings, as a service to our members, please do not
abuse this system, information on using this system is as follows.
To use this system, first of all you will need a
program that can communicate with the clubs AMB decoder, and record your lap
data, there is a few options around, but the one we recommend is the free
personal use version of our own full scale, world grade timing program/system,
and this is "Race Control Management Online Easy" (RCM Online Easy),
the following is a link to download the software.
Freeware software section of RCM.
This software will often require administration permissions on some windows
systems when installing, so depending on your version you may want to right
click and install it as an administrator, there is a known glitch on Vista with
this, causing the program to install and then boot up in the wrong language,
usually if this happens, you can uninstall it and re-install it correctly and it
sound be ok. Also during the install it pays to uncheck "run on
exit" at the end of the install, as this can also cause a glitch with
Once installed there are a few options to go
through, many control your race session length, and minium lap time, you can
also assign transponders numbers to names, the program once running will log all
your laps, and save the information on your laptop pc.
The primary information to make sure the software
works, is as follows, you will need to go into "Configuration", then
choose "Options", this will bring up your Preferences window.
Most important options in here is to select
"AMBrc3", under the AMB folder icon, then tick the box "Decoder
Once that has been done, you will need the
Decoder - AMBrc3
Interface - TCP/IP
Address - 192.168.0.250
Port - 5403
Those are your all important settings, as it
tells the program what to look for, and where to look for it, everything else is
not important for the program to work.
Finding the WiFi signal
The only other thing you need in order to use the
system, is for your laptop to find the WiFi signal, and connect to the network.
WiFi Signal Name - QRCCRA
User/Password - Currently an open network, with no security needed, this may
change in the future.
Note: There is no internet on this network, just access to the decoder system.
Also the system has now been optimised for use in
the main pit area, strongest signal will be within/under the main western pit
If you have any difficulties with the 24/7
system, please contact Kerry Novak - email@example.com
- 0422 465574, and I will do my best to help club members with setting up your
gear to use the timing system.