[Trlog] Rig Control Problem

w9cf at arrl.net w9cf at arrl.net
Wed Feb 16 21:16:00 EST 2022

If you are using the linux version and the Icom code doesn't work,
the easiest solution is to install hamlib and use the rigctld option. I
typically use that anyway since you can then have other programs interact
with the rig.

73 Kevin w9cf

On Wed, Feb 16, 2022 at 06:45:03PM -0500, Alan Dove wrote:
> Hey, folks:
> Next problem: I can't get rig control to work. TR finds my Winkeyer
> without trouble, but apparently my Icom IC-7200 isn't one of the
> supported models in the standard TR code - putting "IC7200" as my rig
> causes the program to crash, citing an error on that line of
> LOGCFG.DAT. Telling it I have an IC781 instead gets past that problem,
> but then it's not reading the frequency or changing it.
> I tried changing the 7200's CI-V address to the same as the default for
> the 781 (26), but that didn't fix it either. So I went to hamlib, which
> I already had installed and working for Fldigi and CQRlog.
> Unfortunately, after entering the appropriate parameters in LOGCFG.DAT
> as described in the documentation, I still don't get any interaction
> between the rig and the application. 
> I can transmit CW via the Winkeyer (my rig is set up for QSK), but
> without receiving frequency information from the rig, the logger
> becomes a lot less useful. What else do I need to try to get TR working
> with hamlib?
> -- 
>           --Alan (AB1XW)
> --
> Alan Dove, Ph.D.
> alan.dove at gmail.com
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