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Re: Thoughts on Kenwood TS-2000?



K5OE@aol.com wrote:


> You might also want to add to the cost of the FT-847 the price of:
>...

> - proprietary PC interface cable/adapter

All the points you make are spot-on, except that one, Jerry. The FT-847 
PC interface isn't proprietary. Just a serial cable with TD and RD 
crossed. *Why* they crossed them, I have no idea....but two connectors 
and three wires and you're done.

Of course, the command set that interface takes is pretty damned 
primitive, I'm sure the Kenwood interface is vastly better. If the 
TS-2000 had been on the market when I bought my 847, I well might have 
gone for the Kenwood.

  73 de Maggie K3XS, who *heard* you guys on FO-29 last night, but just 
doesn't have the tuning chops exactly right yet
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