This was originally posted to the Writelog list. Re-posted here at
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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