[amsat-bb] CAT cable to FT-847

Alan wa4sca at gmail.com
Fri Apr 10 16:28:28 UTC 2015

It does require a null modem cable/adapter, which is not the typical Yaesu requirement.

"Real" serial ports are great, and save a lot of head scratching.  ;)



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<Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] CAT cable to FT-847
<FYI: the 847 has a standard serial port on back for CAT and programming.
<If you are using a special cable it must be because you no longer have
<computers with a serial port. I am lucky that almost all mine still have
<them (intentional). On the two laptops without serial ports, I use
<gearmo 4 port devices, the desktop uses a 8port PCI board from MOXA. No
<issues ever with either device.
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