[TenTec] Serial interface between Omni VI+ and computer

Ed autek at comcast.net
Sat Mar 26 12:55:24 PDT 2011

On Sat, 26 Mar 2011 12:32:12 -0700 (PDT)
RICHARD GUIDONE <richardvalerie at rogers.com> wrote:

> Hi all:   Due to a power spike this past summer the Omni stopped
> talking to my computer logging program as well as any other Ham
> related software.  
> I have now done the following:   re-built the Model 305 level
> converter, verified that the computer's serial port is working with
> loop-back tests,  sent the rig to  Ten Tec and asked them to check
> the rig out (apparently its okay?).     During  a telephone call with
> Paul at Ten Tec I was told that Ten Tec no longer has the ability to
> test my Model 305 level converter which I was going to send them to
> repair since my repair didn't appear to work.
> I am now thinking about going inside the rig to replace the RS232
> chip in the rig?
> Am I missing something?   Any suggestions?
> Ric - VE3XL   

Why not just use the serial port on the back of the rig ? All you need
is a straight thru 25 to 9.

Or you may want to look at this ::


Ed w3NR

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