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Re: FT-847 Computer Control

Hi Eric,

I just got this working with the TS-2000 in Holland (big thanks to PD5DP). 
Failed with the FT-847 but that may have been remote operator error - I will 
try again with him this evening.

I think I'll give up software and take up crochet.

Simon Brown
www.hb9drv.ch www.laax.ch

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Erich Eichmann" <erich.eichmann@t-online.de>

> Hello Simon,
> with the FT-847 (and FT-736R) frequencies and modes can be changed via
> CAT during TX when the radios are in SAT mode. The semi-duplex radios
> FT-817/857/897 are no "satellite" radios and frequencies and modes cannot 
> be
> changed while the radio is in TX.
> The TS-2000 (and TS-790 A/E) provides also full frequency and mode control
> via CAT during TX when the radio is in SATL mode.
> Only the very first TS-2000 radios didn't allow frequency tuning during TX
> in SATL mode. But Kenwood changed that with the first firmware update in
> 2002.
> vy 73s, Erich, DK1TB
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