# [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.

73,
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.
>
> 73,
>
> Mark
>
> 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
> > ;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
> > ;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
> "standard."
> > 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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