[CQ-Contest] RE: SO2R with KENWOOD Radios +++
w2up at mindspring.com
Sun Jan 23 18:08:07 EST 2005
On 23 Jan 2005 Eric Hilding wrote:
> Barry, W2UP wrote:
> > In one of your other posts you mentioned a Y connector. That's >
> exactly how I accomplished it. To the best of my knowledge, there is
> > no such animal available commercially. So, I made my own.
> You are obviously an enterprising experimenter...Congrats, Barry !!!
> > What I did was buy a few RS232 A/B boxes. IIRC, I bought them from
> > cyberguys.com for about $5 each (this was several years ago).
> Nice tip...I hope this option may help others here...Tnx.
Another poster mentioned that RS232 Y connectors ARE available.
Actually, I misspoke and what I made was a "trident" connector from a
3 way switchbox...
> > Each radio's band data goes to a TTD Band Decoder. Output from
> each > decoder goes to a serial port on the computer
> But doesn't the radio's "band data" go from a non-serial port
> connection on the rigs to the TTD Band Decoder? If that's the case,
> this won't work on the Kenwood TS-870S or TS-480S.
On the Yaesu, it's a BCD coded data signal that goes to the Band
Barry Kutner, W2UP Internet: w2up at mindspring.com
Newtown, PA Frankford Radio Club
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