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Re: AO40Rcv Serial Control FT-847?



FODTrack will do the same for the FT-847 and many other radios.  I use it
with WindowsME.

73,
Joe
ka0yos@amsat.org

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jerry Pixton" <jpixton@shentel.net>
To: <APBIDDLE@MAILAPS.ORG>; "hasan schiers" <schiers@netins.net>; "AMSAT-BB"
<AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Saturday, March 23, 2002 2:21 PM
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] AO40Rcv Serial Control FT-847?


> All,
>
> The W6IHG Radio Tuner tracks the doppler and keeps the FT847 tuned well
> within the tracking capabilities of AO40Rcv. I built the mike click
> interface (there is an up/down mike click interface on the FT847
microphone
> plug) but I have never used it. The Radio Tuner keeps it right on with an
> occasional tweak from the operator over hours of time.
>
> It will also do this for the Kenwood TS2000, Icom IC910 (and other Icoms)
> as well as the FT736 under Windows 95, 98, 98SE, 2000, NT and XP (but not
> ME yet).
>
> Check out my web site for more info (see signature block for url)
>
> Jerry, W6IHG
>
>
> At 02:25 PM 3/23/2002 +0000, Alan P. Biddle wrote:
> >Hasan,
> >
> >Won't work.  The FT-847 does not have CAT UP and DOWN commands.  You must
> >send the actual frequency each time, and AR40RCV does not do this.  The
mic
> >click hardware interface works very well, except around perigee, where
the
> >frequency change is too fast, at times, to keep up.
> >
> >
> >Alan
> >WA4SCA
>
> ------------------------------------------
> Dr. Jerry R. Pixton, PIXOS Designs LLC
> http://www.pixos.com/designs/RadioTuner/
> jpixton@shentel.net
> ------------------------------------------
>
>
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