[ct-user] grab spot/type freq in window w/ Icom 756 pro II/ temp solution

AB2E Darrell ab2e at hotmail.com
Mon Nov 24 13:12:15 EST 2003

Hi Everyone,
Thanks to all who replied. The solution for now was provided by Joe K3NM. If 
you select IC756Pro in the menu (not the Pro II), then all works well.

Ken K1EA is working on the problem.

73 Darrell AB2E

>From: "AB2E Darrell" <ab2e at hotmail.com>
>To: ct-user at contesting.com
>Subject: [ct-user] grab spot/type freq in window w/ Icom 756 pro II
>Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2003 00:28:10 -0500
>Hello everyone,
>For some time now (with different versions of CT DOS), I have experienced 
>the following problem. Grabbing a spot or typing the freq in the QSO window 
>does not work to change freq on the ICOM 756 Pro II. I get the 'icom radio 
>not echoing' error. The strange thing is the freq tracks with the rig 
>perfectly in the Alt-J window. Also changing bands on the rig moves CT to 
>the correct band. Band up band down works inside CT but does not change the 
>The same behavior occurs in CTWIN
>I use the default setting on comtsr, 9600, n81. Software interupt on rig 
>5Ch, baud rate 9600.
>The problems occur on more than 1 computer so I'm ruling out a computer 
>I have tested with a spare interface cable, same result. The cable is the 
>K1NU interface, not the CI-V from Icom.
>Also, all of those functions work correctly in Writelog.
>Has anyone else had this problem? Any suggestions?
>73 Darrell AB2E
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