Re: [wsjtgroup] Re: CAT control for TS 2000
- FYI everyone -- this looks good ...This information was provided to Kenwood USA from a Kenwood end user.
Kenwood does Not test any Non-Kenwood products so we would be unable to guarantee it.
This information was provided as a courtesy to Kenwood end users.
RT Systems makes a USB to DB-9 Serial connection ( USB-63 )and you may view the information on this web page.
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Sincerely, Leo Fahmie KJ6HI DM03twWayne Steury
Wayne Steury writes:
> Thanks for your comments, Gary. Yes, I needa 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
>Subject: [wsjtgroup] Re: CAT control for TS 2000
>frequency and or other radio controls from the computer, CAT is not
> 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
>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.
>Just do a search for Windows 7 USB to Serial Adapters...Many to chose from.
> 73 - Gary - W5GW