[CQ-Contest] Yaesu FT-1000 CAT to USB

Jim Brown k9yc at audiosystemsgroup.com
Fri Jun 3 13:07:36 EDT 2016

On Fri,6/3/2016 8:23 AM, FritzOAQ wrote:
> So, what's the best/cheapest solution of getting the RS-232 plug from my
> Yaesu FIF-232C box into a USB on the new computer?

Best is not often the cheapest. :)

It is well known that USB to serial adapters that use the FTDI chipset 
are, by far, the most reliable and troublefree. Be careful though -- 
it's easy to buy counterfeit products on the internet. Elecraft sells a 
known good adapter cable that uses the FTDI chipset. Not the cheapest. 
Don't buy an older one of their units used -- they used a different 
chipset, and it had problems. They changed a number of years ago.

Edgeport is a known good mfr of USB to serial adapters.

73, Jim K9YC

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