[Trlog] TR & Kenwood TS850 question

Dave Hachadorian k6ll at juno.com
Thu May 1 14:59:00 EDT 2003

On Thu, 1 May 2003 04:15:44 -0000 "David Ashworth"
<fathom at access4less.net> writes:
> Hello, I made a homemade interface circuit and cable that would allow 
> TR to
> change the bands & frequencies on the Kenwood and vice versa.  It 
> was
> working fine, but now has given up the ghost.  I know the interface 
> is ok
> because I also have writelog and it is still allows me to control 
> the radio.
> So, my questions...  are there a set of values (RADIO ONE TYPE =), 
> etc that
> I should be putting into the .cfg files for each contest, or do they 
> go
> someplace else? 

They go in logcfg.dat

You don't need any other commands for TS-850 control. TR's default
baud rate is 4800, which matches the 850.

 Also, I have noticed when setting up a contest, TR 
> will
> sometimes ask if you are using TR to control a radio and what port.
> Sometimes, TR does not ask for this. 

If you don't have a logcfg.dat file, TR will ask you questions to
make one. If logcfg.dat is found, the questions are not asked.

> I am using a PC running Win 
> 98, com2
> set at 4800, 1 start bit, 8 character bits and 2 stop bits. 

In Device Manager, mine are set at
9600 bps
8 data
no parity
1 stop
flow control Xon/Xoff

Dave Hachadorian, K6LL
Yuma, AZ


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