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7993Re: CAT control for TS 2000

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  • aesitt@spinn.net
    Dec 8, 2010
      Wayne Steury writes:

      > Thanks for your comments, Gary. Yes, I need a USB to the computer. This Gateway with Windows 7 does not have a serial port. I thought that someone out there might have connected their TS-2000 to Ham radio Deluxe and could help me. I understand that there are differences in Serial to USB converters.
      > 73s, Wayne Steury N9EGT
      > From: Gary
      > Sent: Wednesday, December 08, 2010 12:50 PM
      > To: wsjtgroup@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [wsjtgroup] Re: CAT control for TS 2000
      > I believe the TS-2000 has a serial RS-232 connector on the back, a DB-9
      > as I recall, probably male, so you should be able to get CAT with a
      > direct female to female (straight thru) cable. Now here is the rub. Do
      > you have a serial port on the computer? If not you will need a USB to
      > serial converter. The SignaLink does nothing in the way of CAT. In
      > fact, it uses a built in VOX to enable PTT. So unless you want
      > frequency and or other radio controls from the computer, CAT is not
      > necessary. But it is nice for frequency changes, so the frequency gets
      > populated in the log automatically if you are using the HRD logbook, etc.
      > 73 - Gary - W5GW

      Just do a search for Windows 7 USB to Serial Adapters...Many to chose from.

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