[amsat-bb] Re: FT 897D Freq Control and Data

Erik Jacobsen mplsvrf at gmail.com
Sat Aug 2 14:38:47 PDT 2008

I am using the Rig Blaster Plug and Play to connect to the data and the cat
interface.  The Plug and Play connects to your USB interface and simulates a
com port.  Then you connect the cat interface to the rig blaster using the
optional cable.  All in all its a $110 investment.



On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 11:39 AM, <Rm2642 at aol.com> wrote:

> Good Morning All:
> Is it possible to connect both DATA and CAT interfaces to one  laptop? The
> transceiver is a Yaesu FT-897D.
> I can receive satellite telemetry following a path from  the DATA port to
> to laptop serial interface.
> Where do I make the CAT connection to control doppler  shift?
> Seems like a dumb question but, can DATA and CAT operations  really be done
> simultaneously???
> Using:
> Windows XP
> Ron
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