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[Yaesu] Yaesu FT-2000 CAT Interfacing: Do A True "Full Reset"

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Subject: [Yaesu] Yaesu FT-2000 CAT Interfacing: Do A True "Full Reset"
From: Jerry Flanders <jeflanders@comcast.net>
Date: Sat, 09 Dec 2006 14:10:24 -0500
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This was originally posted to the Writelog list. Re-posted here at 
Dan's request.

Jerry W4UK

At 11:55 PM 12/8/2006, Dan, K7MM wrote:
 >I spent about an hour tonight interfacing the FT-2000 to Writelog.  Yes, I
 >used the FTdx-9000 setting, deleted the .INI file entry, and reset all
 >parameters.  Nothing, nada, the dreaded "No Rig."
 >I finally brought up HyperTerminal, read the CAT manual, and started
 >querying the rig with the terminal program.  Nothing, nada.  I reset the
 >microprocessor; still no communication.
 >I finally got it working; here's the magic:  you must turn off the power
 >switch on the back, then go through the CPU reset ("Full Reset") routine
 >(front-panel ON/OFF switch while holding FAST and LOCK).  I started getting
 >a bunch of ? for every FA; entry.  Next I changed the menu item 028 GEnE
 >TOT to the maximum 3000 ms.  I started getting the correct VFO A frequency
 >response in HyperTerminal to my FA (Frequency A) read commands.
 >Great!  I set 028 GEnE CAT TOT back to 10 ms (default) and started Writelog
 >(10.61E).  All is well, now!
 >Synopsis:  A true Full Reset involves cycling the rear panel power first!
 >Dan at K7MM

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