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Re: Yaesu 847, computer doppler control and TNC?



Dale Coleman wrote:
> 
> Hi all, after putting off buying a rig for satellite operations for a long
> time I have finally decided the Yaesu 847 is my next purchase.
> 
> Anyway, I was curious about the possibility of using a laptop computer with
> one serial port to control the Doppler shift with WiSP?
> 
> And run my TNC3S at the same time?  Anybody know if this can be done? What
> are the pin assignments for the serial cable?
> 
> I have not bought the 847 yet and don't have the manual.
> 
> Thanks, Dale kf4sir
> 

If your laptop has USB and your 'OS will do it , then you may want to
try getting a USB to serial converter , we use them at work on our
mobile data computers for our Deputies and they work nicely ( they will
usually come up as the next com-port that is unused , but sometimes com5
) .....

that is what I would do ........


in between aftershocks , guess I will make some dinner :^P 


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Douglas Cole   N7BFS
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