At the request of several people, I am posting a summary of positive
responses to my original message below. All programs mentioned have
a WWW page and have a demo version available. I have not personally
evaluated or compared and do not personally endorse any of the
software. The following comments were provided by other readers of
1. DxBase, as the name implies, is oriented towards the DXer. It
fully supports the Omni V in sending to and receiving information
2. Log-Eqf is more of a general logging program with the ability to
DXCC and handle contests. Log-EQF will retrieve frequency and mode
from the Omni V. It will also change bands.
3 DX4WIN is a full featured logging program and will allow the user
configure his own radio driver.
The OMNI V protocols can be obtained from Ten-Tec or several readers
of this reflector.
Don Whitener, K4BWU
> From: Don Whitener <email@example.com>
> To: TenTec Reflector <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: OMNI V Rig Control
> Date: Tuesday, January 28, 1997 4:17 PM
> The OMNI V has a degree of rig control possible via the rear panel
> RS-232 connector, but it would seem that none of the popular
> programs support the OMNI V. I would seem to me that it would be
> possible to write a translator program, perhaps operating as a TSR,
> convert commands and status from one of the standard rig sets to
> OMNI V set. Does anyone know if such a translator has ever been
> For that matter, does anyone know of any available software for
> controlling the OMNI V?
> Don Whitener, K4BWU
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