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Re: FT-847 and USB-to-Serial Converter



On Monday 04 March 2002 10:46 am, Margaret Leber wrote:
> On Monday 04 March 2002 13:07, Phil Karn wrote in "Re: [amsat-bb]
>
...
> > If you're going to design for multiple radios, use only the absolute
> > basic commands, those likely to be implemented on every radio...
>
> Well, that's basically my intention. In fact, the software uses a Java
> interface defining the generic core radio functionality used by the GUI
> front-end, basically an internal command set. It's left up to the
> author of support for a particular radio to write to that interface.
> Naturally that interface needs to be sparse; it can't use anything that
> *any* supported radio can't do somehow.

If you haven't already, checkout http://sourceforge.net/projects/hamlib
If you support the library, you gain the benifit of all the radios it already
supports.  I'm sure they'd be happy to have additional support.

Ken,  N7IPB

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