[amsat-bb] Programming software for FT-847?

Burns Fisher burns at fisher.cc
Tue Feb 6 15:55:20 UTC 2018

If you mainly want to load memories with freq/mode/tone/name etc, then
CHIRP works nicely on my FT-817, so I assume it would also work for an
847.  It also works on several Kenwood radios that I have tried!


On Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 1:45 AM, Greg D <ko6th.greg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi folks,
> Any recommendations for configuration programming software for the Yeasu
> FT-847?  Something similar to what Kenwood provides for their rigs -
> basic configs (memory frequency, mode, etc.), and preferably free, but
> nothing shows up on their site.
> I see that RT Systems has something, but my frustration level isn't high
> enough to warrant buying both software and a special cable to do it.  I
> was just trying to enter memory settings for AO-91 and AO-92, and
> managed to overwrite the wrong memory channel...
> There's a bit of "shareware" by WB8NUT, but I can't verify that it
> actually works because until you buy it, it won't talk to the radio.
> Cheaper than the RT product, but I'm rather put off by its evaluation
> terms.  No sale.
> Nothing else comes up that seems viable (e.g. a website that still exists).
> Any thoughts?
> Thanks,
> Greg  KO6TH
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