[NA-User] 990/computer interface
k2ywe at yahoo.com
Thu May 15 23:36:25 EDT 2003
Try using the FT990 CAT program at this location
Run it under DOS (the real thing).
--- "Bob Pack (NX5M)" <nx5m at txcyber.com> wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> Oh yes, I saved everything. I bought the
> cable/level control adapter from a
> source that says the cable has been tested. I doubt
> it is the cable but
> then again you never know.
> As far as the CAT indicator flashing.....nil.
> I changed stop bits on that port as suggested by
> someone but that did not
> work either.
> Dave may be correct in that these radios are old.
> Radio #1 was one of the
> first 5 off the line. I dont know how old #2 is but
> I connected it tonight
> with the same results. I just sent an email to
> Yaesu...perhaps I need some
> sort of upgrade or something.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jim White, K4OJ" <k4oj at tampabay.rr.com>
> To: "Bob Pack (NX5M)" <nx5m at txcyber.com>
> Cc: <na-user at contesting.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2003 10:22 PM
> Subject: Re: [NA-User] 990/computer interface
> > Did you save the changes to the config files when
> you closed it?
> > My 990 at 4800 baud works fine - nothing major had
> to be done - it was
> > harder to get it going with CT - I just did same
> stuff as you noted.
> > There is a chance your not outputting info at the
> CAT socket on the back
> > - dunno if a local could mebbe lend you one of
> those line testers with
> > the LEDs that show activity on the circuit - you
> could plug that into
> > the far end to see if the checker's lights flicker
> when you spin the
> > knob, etc...
> > Is the CAT readout on the display of the 990
> > GL - off to Dayton to see my buddy K8CC - no
> matter how much he upsets
> > me at times I still love his program NA!
> > K4OJ
> > Bob Pack (NX5M) wrote:
> > > OK, what am I missing?
> > > I have the proper cable. Have tried known
> working com ports. Changed
> every setting I can think of.
> > > Yes, and I read the manual. I have now pulled
> out a bit more of my hair
> (what has not fallen out naturally).
> > > Radio is a 990 which runs at 4800 baud. XCVR1
> selected and set at 4800
> baud. Using 10.58. As far as I know I have the
> settings right.
> > >
> > > Perhaps I am missing something simple and it
> would not surprise me if
> that were the case. I have been on the "go" so much
> for the past 2 months
> and I am tired. Not thinking clearly is pretty
> > >
> > > All I am trying to do at this point is connect 1
> > >
> > > So do any of you NA guys have any input on this
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > > Bob NX5M
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