[Trlog] CI-V address for 756PROII
J. Edward (Ed) Muns
w0yk at msn.com
Tue Dec 12 15:50:46 EST 2006
One day you young folks will learn why this is so complicated and requires
notes, comments, command-line applets, calculators and the like.
Ed - W0YK
> -----Original Message-----
> From: trlog-bounces at contesting.com
> [mailto:trlog-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of Mark Bailey
> Sent: Tuesday, December 12, 2006 12:34 PM
> To: TR Log Reflector
> Subject: Re: [Trlog] CI-V address for 756PROII
> Hi All:
> Only one post, I promise! But, I can't resist.
> To convert an ICOM address from "hex" to decimal:
> first digit X 16 + second digit
> For example, "56h" yields 5 x 16 + 6 = 80 + 6 = 86.
> For example, "66h" yields 6 x 16 + 6 = 96 + 6 = 102.
> Using a Windows calculator seems like overkill... :-)
> We use the decimal system so much we "forget" that 102 is 1 x
> 10 x 10 + 0 x 10 + 2. Hex works the same way, except each
> position is times 16 instead of 10.
> The "digits" 10-15 are represented by A, B, C, D, E, and F,
> in case you see a "number" like CF.
> For example, "CFh" yields 12 x 16 + 15 = 207.
> Mark Beckwith wrote:
> > Dear Josep:
> > Ed said:
> >> TR-Log needs the ICOM address in decimal, so just convert
> between hex
> >> and decimal to get both the radio and TR-Log on the same address.
> > Yeah, well....for those of us to whom this is a foreign language, I
> > have included a snippet from my configuration files that
> helps me keep
> > it straight. If I didn't do it this way, with the helpful comment
> > lines, I think I'd become an axe murderer. Here's what my
> CFG files
> > say, and these combinations work perfectly:
> > RADIO ONE TYPE = IC746PRO
> > RADIO ONE CONTROL PORT = SERIAL 2
> > RADIO ONE BAUD RATE = 4800
> > RADIO ONE RECEIVER ADDRESS = 86
> > ;for base 10 "86" radio says hex "56h"
> > RADIO ONE ID CHARACTER = L
> > RADIO ONE NAME = <<<<<<<
> > RADIO TWO TYPE = IC746PRO
> > RADIO TWO CONTROL PORT = SERIAL 1
> > RADIO TWO BAUD RATE = 4800
> > RADIO TWO RECEIVER ADDRESS = 102
> > ;for base 10 "102" radio says hex "66h"
> > RADIO TWO ID CHARACTER = R
> > RADIO TWO NAME = >>>>>>>
> > BTW you can convert from one to the other using the
> calculator in Windows.
> > Click on "view" and make sure "scientific" is selected, not
> > When you do, then click the bullet that says "Hex", put in the Icom
> > address you want (on the 756PROII you have a bunch of addresses to
> > choose from in the menu, right?), but don't put in the "h"
> - i.e. if
> > you set the radio to "66h" just put "66" onto the Windows
> calculator. Then click the "Dec"
> > bullet and the amount in the display is miraculously transformed to
> > the number that you should type into TRlog.
> > Mark, N5OT
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