[NA-User] PIEXX and TS940
kk4r at cox.net
Fri Apr 6 18:52:09 EDT 2007
Actually, I was expecting to see an option for the TS-940 in NA-CONFIG,
but I don't see it. I mistook the Ant Port selection to mean the
interface port, so that is the source of confusion over LPT ports. I
returned to config and set COM2 to xcvr1, so the port issue is OK once I
get the modem off that port and attach a cable to the motherboard
header. Running config.exe and selecting F5, in the top section for radios:
Radio A/B none
XCVR#1 lots of FT's and IC's, Kenwood1, Kenwood2, and PIEXX930
Ant Port #1 none
Ant Port #2 none
CW port COM1
Keyer port COM1
all else none
Should I select Kenwood 1 or 2? What baud rate should I use for the
serial port (COM2)?
David Pruett wrote:
> Rob Neece wrote:
>> I finally got around to buying a PIEXX interface card for my TS940, and
>> it is installed. Now I am trying to figure out the steps to get NA
>> configured and put it to work. I have been using a keying interface on
>> COM1. COM2 is used by a modem, although that is no longer a necessity.
>> LPT1 is available for the cable to the PIEXX interface, but I have not
>> connnected a cable yet, since it looks like an adapter will be needed
>> for the LPT.
>> I ran config just to see what the options were, and it appears that the
>> best choice is to select PIEXX930 (test something like that) for radio
>> #1 and choose LPT1 for the port. Is this correct, and what else will I
>> have to do, if anything?
> The PIEXX930 option is for the Piexx board which goes into a TS-930.
> Operationally, it looks like a TS940 to the computer, but since the
> computer cannot control the mode in a '930, this option makes the NA
> keyboard mode keys work appropriately.
> I am not familiar with a Piexx board for a TS-940, but my understanding
> was that it simply fill the role of the (no longer available)
> accessories required to make the '940 talk RS-232. In that case, select
> the TS-940 option in NA/CONFIG.
> NA does not support any rig control via LPT ports; only COM ports.
> Perhaps the comment in your e-mail was a typo.
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