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Re: CAT Control for TS-790A



I have not learned how to do the satellite stuff yet and I do not know what 
"USB Interface" you are using with the TS-790A, but I have the exact same 
rig working with the computer. I am using a home brew USB interface that 
works great. Some of the keys to getting it to work is in the SatPC32 
documentation. I can tell you this: SatPC does NOT do a good job of 
implementing the radio control for the TS-790. It does work slighlty better 
when you disconnect the CTS/RTS lines.

I did use Ham Radio Deluxe as another program to test the interface. After I 
did this, I have leaarned how much better the interface can work. I like 
HRD, but it does not interface with the rotor control.

Hope that helps some...
73 Will NA2NA

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eric H Christensen" <eric@christensenplace.us>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>; <fieldops@amsat.org>
Cc: <n8mh@earthlink.net>
Sent: Monday, April 09, 2007 9:30 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] CAT Control for TS-790A


>I just got my USB controller for my TS-790A yesterday.  Got it installed 
>and all looks good.  SatPC32 seems to recognize the port (it doesn't error 
>out like it did when the wrong COM port was presented to the software 
>originally).  With that side working (I guess) the radio just sits there 
>and doesn't do anything.  I reviewed the manual for the 790 but it didn't 
>have any instructions to make the radio start accepting CAT instructions. 
>Anyone have one of these radios setup in this configuration that can help 
>me out?
>
> 73s,
> Eric W4OTN
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