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Re: help with radio cable to tracker2

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  • naklugman
    can i use this cable? https://www.argentdata.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=21&products_id=117&osCsid=h0o3bas0om9kkk8rh7ka6aqfn3 Thanks, Noah
    Message 1 of 4 , May 6 3:54 PM
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      can i use this cable?

      https://www.argentdata.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=21&products_id=117&osCsid=h0o3bas0om9kkk8rh7ka6aqfn3

      Thanks,
      Noah

      --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com, Scott Miller <scott@...> wrote:
      >
      > It's not a serial cable you need, but yes, all you need is ground and
      > the speaker output.
      >
      > Scott
      >
      > naklugman wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Hi,
      > >
      > > Sorry about the basic question.
      > >
      > > I have a icom ic-3200a transceiver I was hoping to use with my tracker2.
      > > I only need it to receive packet data from the radio, it will never need
      > > to transmit.
      > >
      > > The radio has an external speaker out jack in the back and a 8 pin
      > > microphone connecter in the front. Other than that there are no external
      > > ins / outs.
      > >
      > > I don't know how to wire the serial cable from the tracker to the radio
      > > and was wondering if anyone had a schematic or pin diagram that would
      > > work. Again, the tracker only is decoding, not in coding. Could I just
      > > wire the external speaker out to pin 5?
      > >
      > > Thanks in advance for your help. If this information was readily
      > > available elsewhere, sorry.
      > >
      > > ~Noah
      > > KD8KRV
      > >
      > >
      >
    • Scott Miller
      Nope, it s missing pin 6. I had those made for serial applications only. It s usually easier to start with the audio cable and solder on a DB9. Scott
      Message 2 of 4 , May 6 4:02 PM
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        Nope, it's missing pin 6. I had those made for serial applications only.

        It's usually easier to start with the audio cable and solder on a DB9.

        Scott

        naklugman wrote:
        >
        >
        >
        > can i use this cable?
        >
        > https://www.argentdata.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=21&products_id=117&osCsid=h0o3bas0om9kkk8rh7ka6aqfn3
        > <https://www.argentdata.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=21&products_id=117&osCsid=h0o3bas0om9kkk8rh7ka6aqfn3>
        >
        > Thanks,
        > Noah
        >
        > --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>,
        > Scott Miller <scott@...> wrote:
        > >
        > > It's not a serial cable you need, but yes, all you need is ground and
        > > the speaker output.
        > >
        > > Scott
        > >
        > > naklugman wrote:
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > Hi,
        > > >
        > > > Sorry about the basic question.
        > > >
        > > > I have a icom ic-3200a transceiver I was hoping to use with my
        > tracker2.
        > > > I only need it to receive packet data from the radio, it will never
        > need
        > > > to transmit.
        > > >
        > > > The radio has an external speaker out jack in the back and a 8 pin
        > > > microphone connecter in the front. Other than that there are no
        > external
        > > > ins / outs.
        > > >
        > > > I don't know how to wire the serial cable from the tracker to the
        > radio
        > > > and was wondering if anyone had a schematic or pin diagram that would
        > > > work. Again, the tracker only is decoding, not in coding. Could I just
        > > > wire the external speaker out to pin 5?
        > > >
        > > > Thanks in advance for your help. If this information was readily
        > > > available elsewhere, sorry.
        > > >
        > > > ~Noah
        > > > KD8KRV
        > > >
        > > >
        > >
        >
        >
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