[Yaesu] Yaesu Digest, Vol 41, Issue 11

dgmaley at inav.net dgmaley at inav.net
Wed May 31 14:48:15 EDT 2006

I seem to remember that Yaesu changed some of their 
protocalls and current software uses the newest.  You may 
have to
get a software upgrade from yaesu.
I also seem to recall that the software, on the 990, is 
field upgradable.
Time to talk to yourself in short unfinished 

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>From: "Graham Shortreed" <gshortre at telus.net>
>Subject: [Yaesu] FT990/COMPUTER PROBLEMS
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>I recently took delivery on a FT990 (early model with ver 
>1.2 software).  The rig works like a charm, but my 
>computer and the rig will not talk to each other.  I had 
>a previous 990 with ver. 1.3 software, and had no 
>problems with it.
>Now with this new rig, the radio & computer won't talk to 
>each other.  I'm using the same software (WIN EQF, HAM 
>RADIO DELUXE, and others), a W1GEE interface cable, and 
>have even tried the FIF232C.
>What happens is the audio goes silent, the rig won't 
>transmit, but the S meter will show incoming signal 
>strength.  Also, the frequency shown in the software 
>screen can be anything.  
>Any ideas?
>Thanks for reading this note.
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>End of Yaesu Digest, Vol 41, Issue 11

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