[amsat-bb] SatPC32/IC-9700 Start Up Issue

Rick Kowalewski rick at vk6xlr.net
Thu Jun 6 05:23:54 UTC 2019

Had that happen a few times.  No idea what causes it though.
I just reboot computer and radio.  Everything comes good.

Rick VK6RK

On 6/06/2019 12:41, Frank Karnauskas via AMSAT-BB wrote:
> After watching Daniel, W5EKG's You Tube video, I had SatPC32 and the
> IC-9700 working beautifully on the first try.  (Thanks, Daniel!) The
> radio frequency tracked the software real-time just like it should.
> However, after playing around for a few minutes (changing satellites,
> turning the main tuning knob, etc.) The radio suddenly stopped
> following the frequency changes from SatPC32.  The frequency
> intermittently updates after 10-20 seconds accompanied by the
> frequency on the radio display flashing white from MAIN to SUB for a
> brief moment.  Usually nothing happens until I choose another
> satellite then the frequency updates once then...crickets.
> Pertinent information:
> Windows 10
> IC-9700 Firmware 1.05
> Icom Driver Version 1.30
> Baud Rate: 19200 (Tried dropping it to 9600)
> The AFC is turned off.
> Tried rebooting the software.
> Tried rebooting the computer, etc.
> Any clues?
> 73,
> Frank

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