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That was set correct. I think that option is CAT
by default and I never used the radio with a linear as it was/is used in my
Thanks for the reply.
73 Joe K2UF
I was trapped once on my radio club's radio as menu item 20 was set to
"Linear". This means there is no CAT operation available on the DIN
On 19/03/2021 08:27, Joe K2UF wrote:
com port is ok. I have several USB > Serial
adapter cables, have used them for several years on different projects
with no problems. I suspect the ct62 (din to db9 cable). I have a
new one on order.
73 Joe K2UF.
What does the device manager show?
Could you be suffering the effects if the dreaded cloned prolific usb
device driver impact?
On Thu, Mar 18, 2021, 4:03 PM Joe K2UF <joe@...
All the settings are correct. I suspect the ct62
cable. I got it cheap on
ebay from an off shore vendor. I am
going to get one from HRO and try
again. I want to use this radio
mobile using home brew software to control
from a laptop.
Connected it to commander to see if it was my software or a
Thanks for the info.
73 Joe K2UF
[mailto:DXLab@groups.io] On Behalf Of Dave AA6YQ
Thursday, March 18, 2021 3:19 PM
Subject: Re: [DXLab]
+ AA6YQ comments below
Any one using commander control
for a Yeasu ft857 xcvr. I have tried using
straight thru and
cross over adapter just in case. I am using a CT62 cable
I got on
+ I've used Commander to control my FT817 via a Yaesu
CT62 cable. The FT817,
FT857, and FT897 all use the same CAT instruction
+ Step-by-step instructions are here: