Re: tnc-x to ft-50/60 via ct-44 splitter
- I know this is an old topic, but something I just found out about the
ct-44 adapter: to receive correctly, you should use a stereo cable,
not a mono one, for the RX cable (to the TNC). I know this confounded
me for a while so I hope this helps somebody else.
Joshua Park, KJ4HTL
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Michael Pechner" <mikey@...> wrote:
> I've seen that. That is a really really bad diagram.
> That diagram is not clear as to what goes to shield/ring/tip for
> I've seen John hook up diagram.
> I also found a diagram on the tigertronics site.
> I think I have the information. I tried the cable. The problem
right now is
> that the only packet station I have that is close enough to reach with
> 5watts seems to be down.
> When I get this, I'll probably publish a diagram to every site
> Again, does anyone have a working cable that can publish explicit dummy
> proof instructions on how to build the 2 cables?
> For the 10uf cap, what voltage?
> For the 2k or 2.2k resister, what what wattage? 1/8 or 1/4?
> Below is all the information I've gathered so far.
> According to tigertronics:
> tx 2.5mm Stereo plug:
> gnd -> shield
> mic/ptt -> tip
> rx 3.5mm stereo plug
> gnd-> shield
> rx/speaker -> tip
> Resister Capacitor Notes:
> The resister on the ptt should be a 2.7K 1/4 watt
> The cap on the mic should be .1uf non-polarized cap
> I even had someone tell me a 3.3K resister would be better.
> Page 11 of ft-60r manual:
> 2k resistor (??watage)
> 10uf electrolytic cap with (-) on the tnc and the + soldered to the
> Unless I am reading things wrong, quire a difference between a .1
and 10 uf
> tnc-x hookup diagram:
> tx 3.5 mm stereo plug
> tx audio/mix -> tip
> ptt -> ring
> rx 2.5 mm mon jack
> rx audio -> tip
> gnd -> shield
> Michael Pechner
> KI6QNZ - Amateur Extra