[TRLog] TS-870S polling poll
Thu, 13 Nov 1997 12:19:38 +0000
> ...It did not return the data the first time I send IF but if I
> sent it again the data came back as it should. My radio may not be
> working the way it should or the way other Kenwood radios work but
> it did return the data on the second (AND ALL SUBSEQUENT) times.
I don't know if this is a worthwhile clue or not, particularly in
view of the '850s that all seem to work, but when I bought my Smart
Antenna Switch several years ago, they shipped a driver to be
accessed from autoexec.bat that "asserted the RTS line." If I
remember the explanation, it seems the 850 (probably the IF232)
tends to not realize that a computer is wanting to talk to it until
it talks to it once, and then it sings like a canary.
I'll try to find the wording Tim used for it and pass it along.
I have the driver in line, and it works on boot up, so I never have
any problem. (In re-reading this, I see I didn't make it clear, but I
am using an '850.)
73, Rod N4SI
The DXer formerly known as N9AKE
(c) 5 November, 1996
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