[amsat-bb] Programming software for FT-847?
burns at fisher.cc
Tue Feb 6 19:07:27 UTC 2018
Yes, I just discovered. Sorry about that. I hardly imagined it would work
for the 817 and the 857, but not the 847! BTW, it also does not work for
an ICOM 910H, as I just discovered with my new rig :-) No big deal since
the memories on the 910H are only semi-useful anyway without labels!
On Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 1:45 PM, Greg D <ko6th.greg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks, Burns, but the list of supported radios for CHIRP does not list
> the 847. Apparently, this rig is a bit of an odd bird...
> Greg KO6TH
> Burns Fisher wrote:
> 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
>> Any thoughts?
>> Greg KO6TH
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