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Re: How to use FT-847 CAT and FC-20 tuner at the same time.



Let's hope this works as stated!  We need this badly..  Cliff K7RR

"Alan P. Biddle" wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> One of the quirks of the FT-847 is the inability to use both the CAT and
> FC-20 tuner at the same time.  This is generally annoying, and a drawback in
> working the RS birds.  I came across the attached note from Peter.  He
> references his Super Control Program, but I have tried it with a tracking
> program and another control program, and it works with my relatively early
> FT-847.  YMMV!
> 
> Alan
> WA4SCA
> 
> -----------------------------------
> 
> To get the attention of a large animal,
> be it an elephant or a country, it
> helps to know what part of it feels
> pain. Be very, very sure, though, that
> you want its full attention!
> 
> ============================================================================
> ============
> 
> FC-20 & CAT at the same time without problems
> 
> Please connect your FC-20 to the FT-847 transceiver. Please also connect
> the computer to the FT-847 using the nullmodem serial cable. Under normal
> circumstances if you try to start the communication with 57600 baud, you
> don't
> have success to get the communication between the computer and the trcvr
> working. Now please do the following trick: go to the internal transceiver
> menu
> and switch the cat interface speed to 9600 baud, leave the menu then. Again
> please go to the menu and change the speed back to 57600 baud and from now
> on
> you are able to use both, FT847-SuperControl and your FC-20 tuner at the
> same
> time.
> 
> 73 Peter, DH1NGP
> 
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