Two ICOM radios via one COMM port?

Richard Wilder
Tue, 5 Mar 1996 11:21:08 -0500 (EST)

The ICOM CT-17 interface can handle four radios (with different 
addresses) via one COM port.  It appears that CT does not make use of 
this feature and requires each radio to be on a seperate port.  Is this 
statement correct?  I am using CT 9.27 but have CT4,5,6,7,&8.

I tried IC735 and IC737A radios connected to COM2 via one CT-17.  It was 
strange!  I could switch with ALT-period but the radios would soon talk 
to each other, that is, tuning one radio would cause the second radio 
to track.  Meanwhile, the two radios may be waltzing together on one 
band while the ALT-J window would ignore them and the log would 
display another band.

Anybody know any tricks to make multiple radios work on one COM port?

73, Dick Wilder, K3DI 
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