[ct-user] CT's -LOOP option

Dave Crosby Dave Crosby <ve3vsm@muskoka.com>
Tue, 25 Feb 1997 18:03:46 -0500

At 04:14 PM 2/22/97 +1300, wheelerm@actrix.gen.nz wrote:
>Someone here last year, or maybe it was on the YCCC home page, has a
>plan where you use a Y cable with your existing (original) cables.

It was Brian K. Short <ke7gh@PrimeNet.Com> and the info he posted is
reproduced below.  73 de Dave VE3VSM


LOOP Connection for CT

Make up identical Y-adapters with DB9 connectors to plug into
each computer.  This scheme lets you use the normal Null Modem
cables you use for CT operation without the -LOOP option.

DB9 Female                    
At Computer                   

RxD  2  --<--------<-- 2 RxD  DB9 Male
Gnd  5  ---|---------- 5 Gnd
           |---------- 5 Gnd  
TxD  3  -->-------->-- 3 TxD  DB9 Male
RTS  7  --|  RTS and CTS shorted
CTS  8  --|

Dave Crosby  --  ve3vsm@muskoka.com  --  VE3VSM @ VA3VSM.#CON.ON.CAN.NA
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