[WT-support] CAT-Problem with FT100 (switching VFO A, VFO B, SPLIT)
lenz at lenz-grassl.de
Wed Jun 18 05:32:26 CEST 2008
by the way: my "full" name is "Lorenz" so it´s the same like yours -
just the german version :-)
> Is this anomaly specific to the FT100, or is it also applicable to the
> FT100D too ?
I did not check with the FT100D but the CAT-specs look similar. So I
suppose the problem is the same.
> And what happens when you're *really* in SPLIT ?
Nothing at all. The behaviour doesn´t change. Its even the same when I
use VFO A or B
> It means
> that if they doesn't even respect their own specs, it is harder to code
> and debug
Of course - the problem becomes much bigger then. But at the moment I
don´t know wether they respect their specs or not.
There is a software "CW Skimmer" which should talk through the CAT as
well. There was also a problem with exchanging frequencies. The author,
Alex (VE3NEA), has a debugger-software (client.exe) which I ran for him.
I did the same for you now and attached the log here. So probably that
log gives help concerning the problem?
Is there any debug-mode for WT as well?
I generated a logfile and I did the following:
1. starting the soft
2. switching SPLIT on/off/on/off
3. switching from VFO A to VFO B then again A
4. switching SPLIT on
5. switching again from VFO A to B and again to A
6. changed QRG from 7020 to 7024
> (we unfortunately don't own every radio Win-Test do support,
> as you can imagine).
Oh yes, I can imagine!
Here are the lines Alex, VE3NEA wrote me concerning the problem:
>>Thank you for the logs. The format of the status data returned by
your radio is different from that defined for FT-100D. >>When these data
are interpreted according to the 100D format, the radio appears to be in
the TX mode, Split on. >>Because of this, the receive frequency cannot
73 Laurent and thanks for reading this.
Lorenz (Lenz), DL8RDL
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