Re: SOTAbeams contest console for ICOM


Made my own for a few bucks. Just follow the diagram in the manual. Works like a charm. Only accesses the 4 memories, though.


Resistance is futile.
(don't know about reactance, though)


On Tue, 10/23/18, Ronald Baran <> wrote:

Subject: [ic7000] SOTAbeams contest console for ICOM
Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 9:39 AM

Hello Fellow 7K-ers,

Page 135 of the manual there is a diagram of an external
keypad that activates the contents of voice memories. 

Saw this: 

The unite seems to be compatible with most ICOM radios but
needs a patch OPC 589 for the 7000.  Anybody with
experience and/or comments about this console?

Punching the F1,  CQ memory started to get old during
Illinois QSO Party.  Seldom work SSB so this feature
certainly saved my voice.


Ron W9XS

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