On 11/10/2021 18:31, Dave AA6YQ wrote:
+ AA6YQ comments
I think that may be possible by using a Hamlib utility called
rigctlcom, it can connect to a Hamlib rigctld server and also
emulates basic TS-2000 rig. You would connect to it using a
virtual serial loopback service like com0com (or socat on *nix
style systems). It is also a full Hamlib rigctl client so can
connect directly to any Hamlib supported rig, thereby
converting the CAT interface to a basic TS-2000 emulation.
Having said that, I just tried it to interface with my Icom
IC-756 starting it on a serial port loopback pair COM18 -
COM19 like this:
rigctlcom -m 3026 -r COM5 -s 19200 -p COM5 -P RTS -R COM18 -S 19200
then tried to connect to as if a Kenwood rig on COM19 19200
baud 8N1 from Commander. It didn't work quite as it should but
it was trying to work. YMMV with the rig(s) you are using.
+ That's not a supported configuration.
surely that depends only on the quality of emulation of the
TS-2000 by the rigctlcom application? If it were a perfect TS-2000
emulation (not that I am saying it is) then it would be
indistinguishable from a real TS-2000!
I would suggest that users that really need to control a rig
served by Hamlib from Commander that they try this application and
if it doesn't work then report the issues to the Hamlib team
they can fix the problem(s).