----- Original Message -----
From: "Olivier Le Cam" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, June 06, 2005 17:55
Subject: [TenTec] Software control of the Jupiter radio [help needed]
> Hi forum,
> I author of a contest software and I'm trying to add support of the
> Tentec Jupiter, but I have problems to get the radio communicating with
> my software.
> I must confess that I'm doing this implementation without the radio,
> which is, as you can imagine, very frustrating.
> I'm helped by W0RSR who is a Jupiter owner. He reported to me that:
> - his radio does work with different softwares (like Ham Radio Deluxe)
> - the radio does receive and interpret band change from my software
> - the software never receives any information back from the radio
> Here is a Debug file sample:
> 2005/06/04-22:52:09: Initializing COM port #2: 57600 3-0-0
> 2005/06/04-22:52:13: -> 3f 41 0d
> 2005/06/04-22:52:14: -> 3f 42 0d
> 2005/06/04-22:52:14: -> 3f 4d 0d
> 2005/06/04-22:52:15: -> 3f 41 0d
> As you can see, the software sends "?A" and "?B" commands to the radio,
> but apparently the radio never replies.
where are those commands those commands?
> W0RSR told me that his cable is a store bought straight through 9 pin
> serial cable which is all the Jupiter requires.
> He tried to set DTR and RTS to "always off", "always on", and
> "handshake" in the software. "Handshake" and "always off" gets the radio
> controlled by the software.
> I am thus interested by your ideas. Any help will be greatly welcome!
> Thanks very much in anticipation!
> Olivier / f5mzn
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