[ct-user] COMTSR parameters for FT-1000MP?

Ed Parish K1EP k1ep at arrl.net
Fri Nov 26 15:19:13 EST 2004

At 11/26/2004 11:16 AM, John WA2GO wrote:
>I'm trying to get CT (or CT-Win if CT fails) to work on my Windows 98 Laptop (IBM Thinkpad), and I need to know what are the COMTSR parameters I need for a Yaesu FT-1000MP?
>I tried:
>COMTSR1 -B4800

THe speed (4800) is set in the SETUP window when CT runs.  You must specify -8N2 for all Yaesu radios however.

>There was a time lag between the time I press Alt-F1 or Alt-F2 and the time the band changes, and after the first band change, I had to press the Alt-key twice each time to get the rig to change.
>Also, the rig does not appear to be sending frequency data to the PC.  The starting frequency is correctly displayed in the bandmap, but then it doesn't change when I turn the VFO.
>I was running CT in a DOS Window when all of these symptoms occurred.
>I then tried booting to DOS by using the Boot Manager and selecting "Command Prompt Only" (option 5).  Doing it this way, I got no radio control at all from CT.
>I am about to try CT-Win, which will be venturing into uncharted territory for me. But I wanted to post this right away so I could at least get an answer to the COMTSR settings question.
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