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  • ad8bc
    Apr 22, 2009
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      Thanks Jason, be safe in your move! Look forward to seeing you in Dayton!


      --- In RTrak@yahoogroups.com, "Jason Rausch" <lists@...> wrote:
      >
      > Keith pretty much answered the question, but the major points are:
      >
      > - Use a 3/32" (2.5mm) stereo plug
      > - Sheild is ground
      > - Tip and ring are TXD and RXD, but I can't remember which is which
      >
      > Like Keith suggested, simply try it one way and then swap if it doesn't work. Process of elimination :o)
      >
      > Just to let everyone know, I am about 99% packed for a move to a new home. I took a new job with NASA and we are moving about 3 hours away. Once we can get moved in and set back up, we will resume with order shipping, especially the current RTrak orders in que. Any move is a pain, but we are looking forward to getting there and getting back "in the norm".
      >
      > Regardless, we still plan to be at Dayton and look forward to seeing everyone.
      >
      > Thanks!
      > Jason KE4NYV
      > RPC Electronics
      > www.rpc-electronics.com
      >
      >
      > --- In RTrak@yahoogroups.com, "Keith VE7GDH" <ve7gdh@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Bill AD8BC wrote...
      > >
      > > > Well, it had to happen. I misplaced my R-trak programming cable. Does
      > > > anybody have the schematic/pinout for it? Is there a RS-232/TTL
      > > > converter that I will need to build?
      > >
      > > I don't seem to be able to find my cable either, but there's nothing
      > > special in the cable... 5, 2 and 3 on the DE-9, and 5 is ground. It will
      > > go to the sleeve on the RTrak end. If you use trial-and-error to figure
      > > out the other two, you can't hurt anything. It will either work or it
      > > won't.
      > >
      > > 73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
      > > --
      > > "I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"
      > >
      >
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