Date   
Re: Icom IC-R30 control

Dave AA6YQ
 

+ AA6YQ comments below

One of the first things I did was using several Icom Receiver CI-V connections with the Hex code 9C from the used R30 and set the speed, port and handshakes as they should. No luck. I have read the Icom manual with the CI-V control specifics before starting the tests.

+ Please see my suggestion in

<https://groups.io/g/DXLab/message/191929>

73,

Dave, AA6YQ

Re: DXLab Remote Access issues with Flex 6500

Dave AA6YQ
 

+ AA6YQ comments below

Not a fix but a workaround - use SmartCAT to create and open a CAT port and set Commander to that port with the radio selection set to KENWOOD.

+ Having Commander treat SmartSDR as a Kenwood transceiver provides only basic functionality, like frequency/mode tracking and control. Better than nothing, but...

73,

Dave, AA6YQ

Re: Comander freezes up

Dave AA6YQ
 

+ AA6YQ comments below

On Tue, Mar 17, 2020 at 05:17 AM, Steve wrote:

I’m not sure where to find “error log.text. I looked all over in my files, checked on the DX labs site and still not sure where to look. Give me a hint and I’ll go look again. By the way, it was over an hour before commander locked up this time. However, this time when it locked up it wouldn’t shut down, even when I tried to close it with task manager so I rebooted the computer. Scratching my head here because it started right up without any problems. 

+ See

<https://www.dxlabsuite.com/dxlabwiki/ErrorLogs>

      73,

             Dave, AA6YQ

 

Re: Comander freezes up

Steve
 

Hi Dave,
I’m not sure where to find “error log.text. I looked all over in my files, checked on the DX labs site and still not sure where to look. Give me a hint and I’ll go look again. By the way, it was over an hour before commander locked up this time. However, this time when it locked up it wouldn’t shut down, even when I tried to close it with task manager so I rebooted the computer. Scratching my head here because it started right up without any problems. 

Steve

On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 3:23 PM Dave AA6YQ <aa6yq@...> wrote:
* more AA6YQ comments below

I don’t recall when this started but I do know that I noticed it while using WSJT-X doing FT-8. I configured the program to depend on commander to operate when I made settings to WSJT-X. I went to change bands and commander was frozen and would not   recognize the band change. Since then it seems like it times out and freezes even when I’m not doing FT 8. It doesn’t matter weather I’m receiving or transmitting or what mode I’m in, it freezes.

        + AA6YQ comments below

        Thanks for sticking with me on this, I really appreciate it.  It doesn't matter if I'm transmitting or receiving, it just does it. I have been using the DX Lab suite for a couple of years now and this just started last month.

        + Do you recall the specific day on which this failure first occurred? If so, what changes were made to your hardware or software at that time?


* Is there an errorlog.txt file in your Commander folder? If so, please attach it to an email message, and send the message to me via

aa6yq (at) amberosoft.com

               73,

                          Dave, AA6YQ







--
Steve Meade  KC1AQQ
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Middletown, RI  02842

Re: Icom IC-R30 control

Ron Liekens
 

One of the first things I did was using several Icom Receiver CI-V connections with the Hex code 9C from the used R30 and set the speed, port and handshakes as they should. No luck. I have read the Icom manual with the CI-V control specifics before starting the tests.

73' Ron
on2ron

Re: DXLab Remote Access issues with Flex 6500

John Huffman
 

Not a fix but a workaround - use SmartCAT to create and open a CAT port and set Commander to that port with the radio selection set to KENWOOD.

K1ESE

Re: Nitpicking?

Dave AA6YQ
 

+ AA6YQ comments below

I uploaded some Q's to LotW earlier and noticed the LotW sent on the Log QSOs tab had a U in the drop down box. The QSL sent key on the right side of the window doesn't have U, but I assume U means uploaded?

+ The meanings of the letters that can appear in the "LoTW Sent" item are explained here:

<https://www.dxlabsuite.com/dxkeeper/Help/Items.htm#LotW%20sent>

+ The meanings of the letters that can appear in the "QSL Sent" item are explained here:

<https://www.dxlabsuite.com/dxkeeper/Help/Items.htm#QSL%20sent>

73,

Dave, AA6YQ

Nitpicking?

Stan Gammons
 

I uploaded some Q's to LotW earlier and noticed the LotW sent on the Log QSOs tab had a U in the drop down box.  The QSL sent key on the right side of the window doesn't have U, but I assume U means uploaded?


73

Stan
KM4HQE

Re: JCC/JCG database update request, US indepent city

Dave AA6YQ
 

+ AA6YQ comments below

just joined this list, and here goes a request for JCC/JCG database update request.

One of the towns in Japan has met a city criteria, resulted as a deletion of a Gun (JA's county) and a birth of a new city.

Deleted (Sept 30, 2018): Tsukushi(gun), JCG #40010 Born (Oct 1, 2018): Nakagawa(city), JCC #4037

I noticed this Nakagawa city is missing from the database while I was syncing DX keeper QSO records with another log app.

+ Arigato! Please point me at the JARL documentation for the above changes.

aside from the request, having been annoyed by the broken data alert regarding a QSL from US indepent city. Searching the past log
showed me that the possible cure for this would be to give the record a nearby county name/number. Is this right?

+ Yes, as explained in

<https://www.dxlabsuite.com/dxlabwiki/USIndependentCities>

73,

Dave, AA6YQ

Re: User Definied Fields

John VK7IO
 

On Tue, Mar 17, 2020 at 05:54 AM, Dave AA6YQ wrote:
Thanks so much Dave. I substituted APP_DXKeeper_USER_DEFINED_0 in the adif file where SRX_STRING was, and it imported the Shires into VK SHIRE column as it should be.
Catherine

Re: eQSL upload error message

Dave AA6YQ
 

+ AA6YQ comments below

I think I've seen a reference to this issue recently but I couldn't find it: Suddenly, when saving a qso in DSK, I'm getting an error message saying that the qso can't be sent to eQSL. LoTW is ok.

+ What is the exact text of the error message?

+ What version of DXKeeper are you running?

+ Is there an errorlog.txt file in your DXKeeper folder?

73,

Dave, AA6YQ

JCC/JCG database update request, US indepent city

S Nicky
 

Hello,

just joined this list, and here goes a request for JCC/JCG database update request.

One of the towns in Japan has met a city criteria, resulted as a deletion of a Gun (JA's county) and a birth of a new city.

Deleted (Sept 30, 2018): Tsukushi(gun), JCG #40010
Born (Oct 1, 2018):  Nakagawa(city), JCC #4037

I noticed this Nakagawa city is missing from the database while I was syncing DX keeper QSO records with another log app. 

aside  from the request, having been annoyed by the broken data alert regarding a QSL from US indepent city. Searching the past log showed me that the possible cure for this would be to give the record a nearby county name/number. Is this right?

73,

Nicky/JH8JNF

FW: [DXLab] DXLab Remote Access issues with Flex 6500

Dave AA6YQ
 

+ AA6YQ comments below

I have a Flex-6500 running SmartSDR v3.1.8 at the home shack. I have set it up to use SmartLink. I also use DXLab and DDUtil V4 at
the home shack and everything works great.

I want to run the home system from my vacation home shack. I installed SmartSDR there along with DXLab. As per the DXLab Wiki, I
forwarded port 4992 from the Flex through the home router. When I went to my vacation home, I left the system (SmartSDR, DXLab, and
DDUtil) running at the home shack.

At the vacation shack, I was able to connect to the Flex though SmartLink and control the Flex without problem via SmartSDR. When I
fired up DXLab, however, I encountered two problems: (1) the VFO frequency showing in Commander was not the VFO frequency on
SmartSDR at the vacation shack and instead seemed to be the frequency of the Flex at the home shack; and (2) DXKeeper would not
display; it showed up on the Taskbar, but clicking on the Taskbar icon did not cause the window to open.

The computer at the vacation shack is a high performance Win 7 machine that I had previously used without problems at the home
shack.

Also, FWIW, the TCP and UDP ports that SmartLink set up were as follows: (1) TCP Port 4994, which was forwarded from internal TCP
Port 21045; and (2) UDP Port 4993, which was forwarded from internal UDP Port 22041.

Any thoughts out there on how to get Commander at the vacation shack to show the VFO frequency selected there? I clicked on VFO A
and VFO B, but that did not help. Also, could DXKeeper's failure to open in a window be related? And, should I be using two
instances of DXLab simultaneously? I did so because I wanted to be able to control my SteppIR and rotator via the shack DXLab and
DDUtil while using the vacation shack.

+ DXLab does not support SmartLink. Months ago, I asked Flex for SmartLink developer documentation. I have never received it.

+ You can only run one instance of a DXLab application on a computer.

+ As for DXKeeper not starting correctly, please reboot Windows into "Safe mode with networking", start the Launcher, and direct the
L:auncher to start DXKeeper. Does DXKeeper start and appear on screen?

73,

Dave, AA6YQ

eQSL upload error message

Marv Stasak
 

I think I've seen a reference to this issue recently but I couldn't find it: Suddenly, when saving a qso in DSK, I'm getting an error message saying that the qso can't be sent to eQSL. LoTW is ok.

Marv, N8HZM

DXLab Remote Access issues with Flex 6500

William Robinson
 

I have a Flex-6500 running SmartSDR v3.1.8 at the home shack.  I have set it up to use SmartLink.  I also use DXLab and DDUtil V4 at the home shack and everything works great.

 

I want to run the home system from my vacation home shack.  I installed SmartSDR there along with DXLab. As per the DXLab Wiki, I forwarded port 4992 from the Flex through the home router.  When I went to my vacation home, I left the system (SmartSDR, DXLab, and DDUtil) running at the home shack.

 

At the vacation shack, I was able to connect to the Flex though SmartLink and control the Flex without problem via SmartSDR.  When I fired up DXLab, however, I encountered two problems: (1) the VFO frequency showing in Commander was not the VFO frequency on SmartSDR at the vacation shack and instead seemed to be the frequency of the Flex at the home shack; and (2)  DXKeeper would not display; it showed up on the Taskbar, but clicking on the Taskbar icon did not cause the window to open.

 

The computer at the vacation shack is a high performance Win 7 machine that I had previously used without problems at the home shack.

 

Also, FWIW, the TCP and UDP ports that SmartLink set up were as follows: (1) TCP Port 4994, which was forwarded from internal TCP Port 21045; and (2) UDP Port 4993, which was forwarded from internal UDP Port 22041.

 

Any thoughts out there on how to get Commander at the vacation shack to show the VFO frequency selected there?  I clicked on VFO A and VFO B, but that did not help.  Also, could DXKeeper’s failure to open in a window be related?  And, should I be using two instances of DXLab simultaneously?  I did so because I wanted to be able to control my SteppIR and rotator via the shack DXLab and DDUtil while using the vacation shack.

 

Thanks and 73,

 

Bill WB6RMY

Re: Two Radio Control/Selection

Dave AA6YQ
 

Commander' s support for primary transceivers and secondary "devices" is described here:

<https://www.dxlabsuite.com/commander/Help/ControllingMultipleRadios.htm>

73,

Dave, AA6YQ

-----Original Message-----
From: DXLab@groups.io [mailto:DXLab@groups.io] On Behalf Of Rod Greene via Groups.Io
Sent: Monday, March 16, 2020 4:28 PM
To: DXLab@groups.io
Subject: Re: [DXLab] Two Radio Control/Selection

Thanks Joe. Dave and you provide super support! I'll get up to speed eventually.

73, Rod/w7zrc


On Monday, March 16, 2020, 2:25:44 PM MDT, Joe Subich, W4TV <lists@...> wrote:



So in my case, I do not want the secondary CAT Serial Port to be
operative. Is this correct?
That is correct. "Secondary CAT Serial Port" could best be named
*SLAVE* CAT Serial Port as the Secondary CAT Serial port is used to slave a second radio (or amplifier, SDR, etc.) to the "Primary"
radio (Primary CAT Serial Port).

Unless you are trying to cause your Orion II to follow the 7600, you shooed not be assigning it to the "Secondary CAT Serial Port"

73,

... Joe, W4TV


On 2020-03-16 4:13 PM, Rod Greene via Groups.Io wrote:
I think I may have figured it out (at least partially) by experimentation. If I have the "Enable" checked on the Ports tab, then the radio name and button on Commander will be greyed out. So when I uncheck that button, then I am able to select the second radio on Commander. So in my case, I do not want the secondary CAT Serial Port to be operative. Is this correct?

Thanks again, Rod/w7zrc

On Monday, March 16, 2020, 1:50:14 PM MDT, Rod Greene via Groups.Io <w7zrc=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:



On Monday, March 16, 2020, 12:56:27 PM MDT, Dave AA6YQ <@AA6YQ> wrote:

+ AA6YQ comments below

Both places have Port # set to "4" and 57600, 8, N, 1, off, off.

+ That's why Commander has disabled ("grayed out") your Radio 2 option on its Main window: you have it configured to employ a COM port that is already in use as the Secondary CAT port.

73,

Dave, AA6YQ

Dave, Here is what you asked previously with my information after each question:

+ AA6YQ comments below

Dumb question I suppose, but I'm not finding the answer..

I have two radios:

Radio 1 is an IC-7600
Radio 2 is a Ten Tec Orion II

I both configured in Commander, I may have something set incorrectly, so may need some guidance here.

On Commander's Main panel it shows both radios but radio 2 push button and name is greyed out, so the question is "how do I select it (nr 2)?" for controlling and input to Keeper, etc. Radio 1 is controlled perfectly.


I have read all of the documentation for Commander in the Help. So if the answer is there, I have missed it.

+ In the Configuration window's MultiRadio tab's "CAT Serial port"
+ panel, what "Port #" is selected for Radio
+ 2?~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
In the MultiRadio Tab, Radio 1 is Port # 8 This is the IC-7600
In the MultiRadio Tab, Radio 2 is Port # 4 This is the Orion II

+ In the Configuration window's "Secondary CAT Serial Port" panel, what "Port#" is selected?
In the Configuration window's "Secondary CAT Serial Port" panel (under the "Ports" tab)the Port# is 4 (for the Orion II.

The "Primary CAT Serial Port" panel (also under the "ports" tab) is
Port# 8 (for the IC-7600)

I hope this is more clear than my previous answer to your question. My answer above meant that Radio 2 was assigned the same Port # in both tabs.

Thanks again, Rod/w7zrc







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Re: Two Radio Control/Selection

Rod Greene
 

Thanks Joe. Dave and you provide super support! I'll get up to speed eventually.

73, Rod/w7zrc

On Monday, March 16, 2020, 2:25:44 PM MDT, Joe Subich, W4TV <lists@...> wrote:



> So in my case, I do not want the secondary CAT Serial Port to be
> operative. Is this correct?

That is correct.  "Secondary CAT Serial Port" could best be named
*SLAVE* CAT Serial Port as the Secondary CAT Serial port is used to
slave a second radio (or amplifier, SDR, etc.) to the "Primary"
radio (Primary CAT Serial Port).

Unless you are trying to cause your Orion II to follow the 7600,
you shooed not be assigning it to the "Secondary CAT Serial Port"

73,

    ... Joe, W4TV


On 2020-03-16 4:13 PM, Rod Greene via Groups.Io wrote:
>  I think I may have figured it out (at least partially) by experimentation. If I have the "Enable" checked on the Ports tab, then the radio name and button on Commander will be greyed out. So when I uncheck that button, then I am able to select the second radio on Commander. So in my case, I do not want the secondary CAT Serial Port to be operative. Is this correct?
>
> Thanks again, Rod/w7zrc
>
>      On Monday, March 16, 2020, 1:50:14 PM MDT, Rod Greene via Groups.Io <w7zrc=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:

>
>
>      On Monday, March 16, 2020, 12:56:27 PM MDT, Dave AA6YQ <aa6yq@...> wrote:

>  + AA6YQ comments below
>
> Both places have Port # set to "4" and 57600, 8, N, 1, off, off.
>
> + That's why Commander has disabled ("grayed out") your Radio 2 option on its Main window: you have it configured to employ a COM port that is already in use as the Secondary CAT port.
>
>          73,
>
>                    Dave, AA6YQ
>
> Dave, Here is what you asked previously with my information after each question:
>
> + AA6YQ comments below
>
> Dumb question I suppose, but I'm not finding the answer..
>
> I have two radios:
>
>    Radio 1 is an IC-7600
>    Radio 2 is a Ten Tec Orion II
>
> I both configured in Commander, I may have something set incorrectly, so may need some guidance here.
>
> On Commander's Main panel it shows both radios but radio 2 push button and name is greyed out, so the question is "how do I select it (nr 2)?" for controlling and input to Keeper, etc. Radio 1 is controlled perfectly.
>
>
> I have read all of the documentation for Commander in the Help. So if the answer is there, I have missed it.
>
> + In the Configuration window's MultiRadio tab's "CAT Serial port" panel, what "Port #" is selected for Radio 2?~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> In the MultiRadio Tab, Radio 1 is Port # 8   This is the IC-7600
> In the MultiRadio Tab, Radio 2 is Port # 4   This is the Orion II
>
> + In the Configuration window's "Secondary CAT Serial Port" panel, what "Port#" is selected?
> In the Configuration window's "Secondary CAT Serial Port" panel (under the "Ports" tab)the Port# is 4 (for the Orion II.
>
> The "Primary CAT Serial Port" panel (also under the "ports" tab) is Port# 8 (for the IC-7600)
>
> I hope this is more clear than my previous answer to your question. My answer above meant that Radio 2 was assigned the same Port # in both tabs.
>
> Thanks again, Rod/w7zrc
>





Re: Two Radio Control/Selection

Joe Subich, W4TV
 

So in my case, I do not want the secondary CAT Serial Port to be
operative. Is this correct?
That is correct. "Secondary CAT Serial Port" could best be named
*SLAVE* CAT Serial Port as the Secondary CAT Serial port is used to
slave a second radio (or amplifier, SDR, etc.) to the "Primary"
radio (Primary CAT Serial Port).

Unless you are trying to cause your Orion II to follow the 7600,
you shooed not be assigning it to the "Secondary CAT Serial Port"

73,

... Joe, W4TV


On 2020-03-16 4:13 PM, Rod Greene via Groups.Io wrote:
I think I may have figured it out (at least partially) by experimentation. If I have the "Enable" checked on the Ports tab, then the radio name and button on Commander will be greyed out. So when I uncheck that button, then I am able to select the second radio on Commander. So in my case, I do not want the secondary CAT Serial Port to be operative. Is this correct?
Thanks again, Rod/w7zrc
On Monday, March 16, 2020, 1:50:14 PM MDT, Rod Greene via Groups.Io <w7zrc=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:
On Monday, March 16, 2020, 12:56:27 PM MDT, Dave AA6YQ <@AA6YQ> wrote:
+ AA6YQ comments below
Both places have Port # set to "4" and 57600, 8, N, 1, off, off.
+ That's why Commander has disabled ("grayed out") your Radio 2 option on its Main window: you have it configured to employ a COM port that is already in use as the Secondary CAT port.
        73,
                  Dave, AA6YQ
Dave, Here is what you asked previously with my information after each question:
+ AA6YQ comments below
Dumb question I suppose, but I'm not finding the answer..
I have two radios:
  Radio 1 is an IC-7600
  Radio 2 is a Ten Tec Orion II
I both configured in Commander, I may have something set incorrectly, so may need some guidance here.
On Commander's Main panel it shows both radios but radio 2 push button and name is greyed out, so the question is "how do I select it (nr 2)?" for controlling and input to Keeper, etc. Radio 1 is controlled perfectly.
I have read all of the documentation for Commander in the Help. So if the answer is there, I have missed it.
+ In the Configuration window's MultiRadio tab's "CAT Serial port" panel, what "Port #" is selected for Radio 2?~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
In the MultiRadio Tab, Radio 1 is Port # 8   This is the IC-7600
In the MultiRadio Tab, Radio 2 is Port # 4   This is the Orion II
+ In the Configuration window's "Secondary CAT Serial Port" panel, what "Port#" is selected?
In the Configuration window's "Secondary CAT Serial Port" panel (under the "Ports" tab)the Port# is 4 (for the Orion II.
The "Primary CAT Serial Port" panel (also under the "ports" tab) is Port# 8 (for the IC-7600)
I hope this is more clear than my previous answer to your question. My answer above meant that Radio 2 was assigned the same Port # in both tabs.
Thanks again, Rod/w7zrc

Re: Two Radio Control/Selection

Rod Greene
 

I think I may have figured it out (at least partially) by experimentation. If I have the "Enable" checked on the Ports tab, then the radio name and button on Commander will be greyed out. So when I uncheck that button, then I am able to select the second radio on Commander. So in my case, I do not want the secondary CAT Serial Port to be operative. Is this correct?

Thanks again, Rod/w7zrc

On Monday, March 16, 2020, 1:50:14 PM MDT, Rod Greene via Groups.Io <w7zrc@...> wrote:




On Monday, March 16, 2020, 12:56:27 PM MDT, Dave AA6YQ <aa6yq@...> wrote:


+ AA6YQ comments below

Both places have Port # set to "4" and 57600, 8, N, 1, off, off.

+ That's why Commander has disabled ("grayed out") your Radio 2 option on its Main window: you have it configured to employ a COM port that is already in use as the Secondary CAT port.

        73,

                  Dave, AA6YQ

Dave, Here is what you asked previously with my information after each question:

+ AA6YQ comments below

Dumb question I suppose, but I'm not finding the answer..

I have two radios:

  Radio 1 is an IC-7600
  Radio 2 is a Ten Tec Orion II

I both configured in Commander, I may have something set incorrectly, so may need some guidance here.

On Commander's Main panel it shows both radios but radio 2 push button and name is greyed out, so the question is "how do I select it (nr 2)?" for controlling and input to Keeper, etc. Radio 1 is controlled perfectly.


I have read all of the documentation for Commander in the Help. So if the answer is there, I have missed it.

+ In the Configuration window's MultiRadio tab's "CAT Serial port" panel, what "Port #" is selected for Radio 2?
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

In the MultiRadio Tab, Radio 1 is Port # 8   This is the IC-7600
In the MultiRadio Tab, Radio 2 is Port # 4   This is the Orion II

+ In the Configuration window's "Secondary CAT Serial Port" panel, what "Port#" is selected?

In the Configuration window's "Secondary CAT Serial Port" panel (under the "Ports" tab)
the Port# is 4 (for the Orion II. 

The "Primary CAT Serial Port" panel (also under the "ports" tab) is Port# 8 (for the IC-7600)

I hope this is more clear than my previous answer to your question. My answer above meant that Radio 2 was assigned the same Port # in both tabs.

Thanks again, Rod/w7zrc


Re: Two Radio Control/Selection

Rod Greene
 



On Monday, March 16, 2020, 12:56:27 PM MDT, Dave AA6YQ <aa6yq@...> wrote:


+ AA6YQ comments below

Both places have Port # set to "4" and 57600, 8, N, 1, off, off.

+ That's why Commander has disabled ("grayed out") your Radio 2 option on its Main window: you have it configured to employ a COM port that is already in use as the Secondary CAT port.

        73,

                  Dave, AA6YQ

Dave, Here is what you asked previously with my information after each question:

+ AA6YQ comments below

Dumb question I suppose, but I'm not finding the answer..

I have two radios:

  Radio 1 is an IC-7600
  Radio 2 is a Ten Tec Orion II

I both configured in Commander, I may have something set incorrectly, so may need some guidance here.

On Commander's Main panel it shows both radios but radio 2 push button and name is greyed out, so the question is "how do I select it (nr 2)?" for controlling and input to Keeper, etc. Radio 1 is controlled perfectly.


I have read all of the documentation for Commander in the Help. So if the answer is there, I have missed it.

+ In the Configuration window's MultiRadio tab's "CAT Serial port" panel, what "Port #" is selected for Radio 2?
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

In the MultiRadio Tab, Radio 1 is Port # 8   This is the IC-7600
In the MultiRadio Tab, Radio 2 is Port # 4   This is the Orion II

+ In the Configuration window's "Secondary CAT Serial Port" panel, what "Port#" is selected?

In the Configuration window's "Secondary CAT Serial Port" panel (under the "Ports" tab)
the Port# is 4 (for the Orion II. 

The "Primary CAT Serial Port" panel (also under the "ports" tab) is Port# 8 (for the IC-7600)

I hope this is more clear than my previous answer to your question. My answer above meant that Radio 2 was assigned the same Port # in both tabs.

Thanks again, Rod/w7zrc