[WriteLog] Icom IC-756PROII and auto split
ricp at charter.net
Sun Apr 4 17:29:51 EDT 2004
In order to have the computer always keep control of hte split function, try
Setup up the item below to you writelog.ini rigs section:
Once you do this, if you use the split button, writelog will put it back in
split on the
next rig poll. This is how you can make sure you are always in sync.
Also, check the help files for a full description of all three ( 0,1,2 )
parameters of this item.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gerald Wilson" <gtwilson at integrity.com>
To: "Robert B. Bonner" <rbonner at qro.com>; <writelog at contesting.com>
Sent: Sunday, April 04, 2004 04:36
Subject: Re: [WriteLog] Icom IC-756PROII and auto split
> To further elaborate (and repeat what has been said some time ago), it
> to be better to let the WriteLog software control your IC-756 Pro II.
> If you are tuning 40 meter DX phone, enter the split (XMIT) frequency
> the "-" (minus sign) which brings up the "Enter Split Frequency" (other
> dialogue box. Entering the frequency (or just the last three digits) and
> hitting "Enter" will put your rig into split frequency operation. If you
> change frequencies over a large range or to another band, entering the
> frequency into the Call Entry field and hitting "Enter" will return you to
> simplex operation.
> Resist the temptation to push the "Split" button on the front panel.
> During the CQ WPX phone test, I forgot and pressed the split-button. I
> immediately saw an incorrect frequency indication because the software did
> not know I was controlling the rig. As Jim said, the software cannot read
> the Icom system because it does not provide (or make available) the
> Split/Simplex status to the software. I believe this is true for all
> IC-756's and may be for other Icom's too. Others have explained the Icom
> system in more detail awhile back.
> Love the rig and the software.
> Jerry K7VIT
> WriteLog ver 10.43F
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jim Reisert AD1C" <jjreisert at alum.mit.edu>
> To: "Robert B. Bonner" <rbonner at qro.com>; <writelog at contesting.com>
> Sent: Saturday, April 03, 2004 00:20
> Subject: Re: [WriteLog] Icom IC-756PROII and auto split
> > At 07:16 PM 4/2/2004, Robert B. Bonner wrote:
> > >Anyway, I heard from what I've been reading that the 756 can't be
> > >into the split mode... Is that right?
> > Your information is incorrect.
> > Any ICOM radio can be commanded to go into split mode. However, there
> > no command that software can issue to tell if the radio is in split mode
> > not. Think of it as a write-only state.
> > Does that make sense?
> > 73 - Jim AD1C
> > --
> > Jim Reisert AD1C, 7 Charlemont Court, North Chelmsford, MA 01863
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