David & Chris Drake wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm a bit late to computer logging and have been experimenting with several
> programs. I made up a cable with a db25 on one end and a db9 on the other to
> attached to the computer. The TT manual does outline the necessary wiring
> (there is one error that TT made in the manual, but I've fixed that). The
> manual also states that you need a level converter to use the mini plug
> serial connection. I have been having trouble setting up the various
> programs to read the Omni VI(its an option 3). Some I've set up as an Icom
> 735 and others do have the Omni VI in their menus.
> Just wondered if straight through cabling (db25 to db9) is the preferred
> option? (I just want to read the transciever with minimal rig control)
This works perfectly. Why buy a level converter that you really have no
> And the second question, is what programs seem to work the best with the Omni
> VI? There are a ton of them out there !
Depends on where you interests are. Digital-Contesting-or just everday
Personally I use fldigi.
> All comments appreciated.
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