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Re: IC-821 and SatPC32



I use a home-built version of the CT-17 interface with my 910H...  PC board 
from FAR circuits, very quick and easy to build.  It does, however, require 
a 12 volt supply, which I assume you have for your 820.

Alternatively, if your laptop has USB ports, you can steal 5 volts from 
there for the powered interface shown in the docs.

George, KA3HSW

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gene Marks WB2LLP" <wb2llp@optonline.net>
To: "AMSAT -BB" <AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, October 17, 2005 7:45 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] IC-821 and SatPC32


> The SatPC32 documentation describes two computer interfaces for use with 
> the
> Icom Radios.  Has anyone had any experience with the circuit described as 
> for an
> IC-820.   Since I work portable, not having to provide an additional 5 V 
> supply
> is attractive but  I am wondering if the 820 circuit may not work on my 
> laptop
> due to lack of power.
>
> TNX es 73 de WB2LLP  FN31
> Gene Marks
> AMSAT 33183
> ----
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