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

George Henry ka3hsw at att.net
Sat Aug 2 16:43:11 PDT 2008

It should certainly be possible if you add a 2nd serial port...  you could 
go with either a PCMCIA serial card, or a USB serial adapter.


George, KA3HSW

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Rm2642 at aol.com>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2008 11:39 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] FT 897D Freq Control and Data

> 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
> n6paa

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