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Re: FT847 Null Modem



Just go to Radio Shack, ask for a null-modem adapter,
(Be sure and get the right Gender for your setup), plug it into
the comptuer com port and your cable to the radio and the
null-modem adapter....worked for me.

de Bill, N4DH

At 09:48 PM 4/30/99 -0700, Fred Roberts wrote:
>John Johnson wrote:
>
>> Could someone explain what a "null modem" RS232 cable is when (9 pin)
>> compared to a straight cable...the info is needed for my FT 847..
>> Thanks,  I apologize if you receive two versions of this question.
>> 73   fer   now            John   KF7LF
>
>John-
>
>The pin connections you received tell you what to do, but it might help
>to have a word description to put meaning to the answer.  The concerned
>pins are labelled "Request to Send" and "Clear to Send".  By
>criss-crossing the connections, the cable always says, "I'm ready" and
>does so in both directions.
>
>73-
>Fred Roberts, W6TKV
>Riverside, CA
>
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