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Re: FT-817 and CAT interfacing



I use TRX-Manager which works quite nicely with the 847. It won't help you
with your native programming, but it will permit setting up all your
memories, do logging, rig control, telnet dx cluster, etc etc etc...band
scope is pretty neat feature, esp for ao-40 activity.

73
hasan schiers, N0AN

schiers@netins.net
or use amsat.org or arrl.net remailer
----- Original Message -----
From: "Douglas Cole" <n7bfs@qwest.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, October 22, 2001 10:10 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] FT-817 and CAT interfacing


> "Reid Bristor, Sr. Consultant" wrote:
> >
> > Does anyone have the protocol documented relating to the 'cloning' of
> > this rig? The CAT protocol in the manual does not allow memory storage
> > but it can be done as a download from the computer by letting the
> > computer think that it is another unit.
> >
> > I really don't want to manually enter 200 memory locations. I find this
to be
> > a rather nasty drawback. I like the unit otherwise, but this can be a
> > combersome activity. If someone has the cloning protocol or has
> > reversed engineer it, could you provide a copy? I am planning on
> > developing software for this unit and will make it available as well
when
> > finished.
> >
> I to have this same question as well , but for the FT100d , as it does not
have
> software ( when will yaesu get a clue ? ) to do this and it really sucks
to have
> to manually program all those memory positions ( yes I plan on filling it
full )
> , and I would like to learn somehow to control this and my FT847 from my
pc
> using java , but as I have said in the past the software writing part is
not my
> forte' just a desire ....
>
> So , anyone willing to share their experiences and or fruits of their
labors ?
>
>
> Someday I want to be a programmer ( read: some day I want to be a fireman
;^} )
> but till then there is always shareware :)
>
> And yes I do pay for some of them ......
>
>
> --
> Douglas Cole   N7BFS
> AMSAT#26182 , K2 # 544
> http://www.users.qwest.net/~cdoug3
> Registered Linux user # 188922
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