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Re: [tracker2] Re: help with radio cable to tracker2

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  • 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 1 of 4 , May 6, 2009
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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:
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      > 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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