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ft 897

Post by nordhavn » 02 Oct 2017, 19:35

I'm new to all this so bear with me . I've just got a cat cable for my 897 what program/software do I need for digi modes etc. Also would I be able to receive dmr etc ?
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Post by scottyboy » 04 Oct 2017, 17:17

Ft897 doesn’t support dmr.
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Post by Prostetnic » 22 Oct 2017, 09:03

You will need to get yourself a digital interface as well as a CAT cable.
I use Digimaster Pro from G4ZLP, but there are lots to choose from and they are not to difficult to make yourself.

The software packages I use are
Digipan for PSK31
JT65dx for JT65
WSJT-X for FT8
These are all free but can be tricky to setup.

Ham Radio Deluxe will do most jobs. I believe there is still a free version, but the latest will cost around $100.

A good start is to read this.

https://www.essexham.co.uk/how-to-get-s ... data-modes

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