Re: [aprsisce] Kenwood TS2000 and US Interface Navigator setup
- I don't have the manual handy but it's something like an 8 port USB hub feeding several USB/serial adaptors and a USB
sound card. USB ports are also used to configure the unit and drive a morse keyer chip.
On 10-Apr-11 22:59, James Ewen wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 4:42 PM, Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF<nigel@...> wrote:
>> The navigator has built in sound card USB/serial converters and 4 port USB hub.
> Okay, so there are 4 virtual serial ports in the unit? It can't be a 4
> physical port USB hub as there is only a single USB B connector. There
> would need to be 4 USB A connectors on the device for it to be a 4
> port USB hub.
>> It connects to the PC as a single USB port and provides 2 RX audio,
>> 1 Tx audio, PTT, squelch interfaces and a spare
>> uncomitted serial port to the radio.
> Okay, so all of those signals are on the USB connection. If the data
> is being presented as an audio stream, then there will need to be some
> type of soundcard decoder/encoder software such as AGWPE running in
> the computer. You're going to have to figure out how to connect to the
> proper audio stream, and also connect to the PTT interface.
> I'd scrap the whole thing and simply use the built in TNC in the
> TS-2000. All it requires is a serial connection to the computer.
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