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Re: Satpc32 CAT tuning with ic-910h - I need help



I suspect that your two-transistor interface is not passing one of the COM 
port signals that SatPC32 requires...  I am using a CAT interface built from 
a PC board sold by FAR Circuits, based on a QST article.  It uses the MAX232 
chip, and works 100% FB with my 910H and SatPC32.

George, KA3HSW

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Charles R Reiche" <charlieray@optonline.net>
To: "amsat-bb" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2005 5:42 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Satpc32 CAT tuning with ic-910h - I need help


> Hello all,
>
>
> I just installed and registered SatPC32 and I am having dificulty setting 
> up
> the CAT features.
> My CAT interface is a 2 transistor design that I built a few years ago to
> control my ic-706 and has been working flawlessly.  It works just fine 
> with
> N1MM logger. I can use N1MM logger to change freqs by clicking, typing or 
> by
> manually using the knob on the radio, and in turn n1mm logger is updated 
> as
> to which freq the radio is on.
> Now with SatPC32 I went thru the faq and tips for icom users and set all 
> the
> correct settings (or so I believe)  I set the CAT delay to 70 becuase I 
> set
> my radio and software to talk at 9600 baud.  The address is $60.   When i
> first turn the program on it will change the main and sub bands to the
> frequencies in the window near the top of the program (correcting for the
> current doppler)  , and it apparently changes the main freq first then
> flashes the sub light on as it corrects the sub freq.  After that it will
> not correct frequencies unless i click the "C+" button turning it off "C-"
> and then back on again.  I get the initial main band correction followed 
> by
> "sub" flashing twice as the program set the sub band freq.
>
> Also, will this program function like n1mm logger where i can turn the 
> radio
> with the knob and the software will be updated??
>
>
> Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
>
> Charles Reiche
> N3CRT
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