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CT and Yaesu FT890 (Second try)

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Subject: CT and Yaesu FT890 (Second try)
From: k3sa@access.digex.net (Steven Affens)
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 1994 21:52:15 -0500 (EST)
Yes, I have the problem with the yaesu interface, an FT1000 and ct9.10.  
A poll rate of 4 seems to work, but there is no excaping the RFI here on 
10 and 20 so constantly getting the radio timeout message.

good luck. Happy New Year
Steve K3SA

Steven C. Affens

On Fri, 30 Dec 1994 KD2NT@aol.com wrote:

> Sorry about the first message, but somehow the last 2/3s got   chopped off.
> Had several request to repeat so here it is:
> During the recent a contest, I attempted to use my FT890 with CT Ver. 9.10a.
> I encountered the following problems:
>    1.  Keyboard Delay - Each keystroke took about 3-4 seconds
>        before the characters appeared on the screen.
>        Setting the Poll Rate to > 10 seemed to help.
>    2. Once a Call or Command was completely typed, when you 
>        hit "Enter" it took 3-4 seconds for the log to be updated.
>        The poll rate change didn't seem to help this at all.
>    3. Even though the radio could be controlled from CT and CT
>        sensed band changes at the radio, there was a constant
>        "Radio Time out" message on the screen, if something 
>        replaced the message, it soon re-appeared.
> Anyone else have these problems?  Is it something with my radio
> interface or is it CT?  
> CT and my FT990 work great!
> Any suggestions or fixes would be appreciated.
> 73,  Larry, KD2NT

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