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Re: Hamlib works, Rigcat doesn't.

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  • johnrmace
    Well, as previously reported, still no luck, so I ll scope the rx/tx lines and see where the problem lies. When I find the solution I ll report back, just in
    Message 1 of 6 , Jan 26, 2009
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      Well, as previously reported, still no luck, so I'll 'scope the rx/tx lines and see where the
      problem lies. When I find the solution I'll report back, just in case there are others with
      similar problems.
      73
      John G3ZTU
      --- In linuxham@yahoogroups.com, "rich" <richwa4sxz@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > Since the FT817 rig xml was the grandad of the FT897 I use, I tried
      > it. It worked for me 1st time. I use retries 3 retry interval 50
      > command interval 10. The original xml used 4 200 and 50, so try
      > values in that range.
      >
      > Rich
      > WA4SXZ
      >
      > --- In linuxham@yahoogroups.com, johnrmace <no_reply@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hello all,
      > > using fldigi 3.10 here and all looks great, and have got rig control
      > > working reliably with my newly acquired FT-817 with hamlib, but it
      > > doesn't seem to work with RigCat.
      > > When starting the program from the command line, I get the error:
      > >
      > > E: rigCAT_init: Xcvr Freq request not answered
      > >
      > > I'm using the latest ft-817 xml file (with the 2 missing lines
      > > included). I wonder if it's something to do with permissions
      > > accessing ttyS0 ?
      > > All the port settings in fldigi for RigCat are the same as for Hamlib.
      > > I trawled the group for anyone with a similar problem but couldn't
      > > find anything.
      > > Is there quick explanation? If not, I should be happy to stay with
      > > Hamlib, but I fancied tinkering with the xml file for fun!
      > >
      > > (Ubuntu 8.04, binary fldigi download, Hamlib installed from Ubuntu
      > > repo, running fldigi binary from home/binaries/fldigi)
      > >
      > > I haven't tried rig control previously.
      > >
      > > 73
      > > John
      > > G3ZTU
      > >
      >
      Well, as previously reported, still no luck, so I'll 'scope the rx/tx lines and see where the
      problem lies. When I find the solution I'll report back, just in case there are others with
      similar problems.
      73
      John G3ZTU
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