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

Herbert Schoenbohm herbs at vitelcom.net
Fri Jun 3 13:52:30 EDT 2016

Stay away from the cheap serial to USB adapters.  Only use the WHQL 
certified FTDI adapters with software such as CDM v. 2.08....If you buy 
the knock of Prolific unit you may have to spend a lot of time getting 
the proper port recognition.  It is a bit more money but worth every penny.

Herb, KV4FZ

On 6/3/2016 11:23 AM, FritzOAQ wrote:
> I'm wanting to get rid of my boat anchor of a computer running Windows 98 &
> N1MM+.
> 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?
> I see a USB to RS-232 adapter (USB-RS232) at
> http://www.hosenose.com/store/productDetail.aspx?ProdID=5658
> <http://www.hosenose.com/store/productDetail.aspx?ProdID=5658&PrimaryCatID=4
> 6&> &PrimaryCatID=46& for $22 which looks like it shud do the job.
> Any suggestions, ideas, comments?
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