Re: [linuxham] Controlling the serial port for rig control?
- View Sourcew1hkj wrote:
> shaines314 wrote:Since I just got my sound card interface working with my 767GX, I'll
>> I've got a CAT cable for my FT-757GXii now, and it works with DXLabs
>> Commander under WinXP. With FlDigi and Ubuntu, I can't quite get it
>> working, and I think it's because I don't know how to control the
>> serial port (/dev/ttyS0) .
>> In WinXP, control panel > system > hardware > device manager >
>> COMPort1 > properties allowed me to specify 4800 baud, 8 bit, no
>> parity, 2 stop bits, which is what the 757 needs. How can I set the
>> serial port in Linux to the same values, so that the port and the
>> settings in FlDigi agree? This is for the rig control functions, not
>> for keying purposes (I have that working from a USB > serial port dongle.
>> 73 de Steve ZP9EH
> I recommend starting with the rig.xml file for the FT-857
> Download that file and compare the command structure with the ones
> specified in your FT-575GXii manual. You may have to make some tweaks
> and test as you go. You can come back to the list with questions as you
> proceed. The XML file can be opened with an editor like gedit and it
> will provide syntax highlighting for you. The final edited xml file
> should be saved as:
> where $HOME is your home directory and ".fldigi" is a hidden directory
> with all of the fldigi configuration, macro and other support files.
> Then select the check box for "rigCAT" on the RigCtl configuration tab.
> You can leave your PTT settings as they are or you can use CAT t/r if
> the 757 supports that command.
> When you are successful you should share the final xml file with the
> group or send it to me direct at w1hkj at w1hkj.com and I will post it
> for all to use.
> 73, Dave, W1HKJ
have a look at this as well. It was in my plans for this weekend anyway,
after I get the lawn mowed, etc. I'll post any findings to the group.