[aprssig] ic-706 mk2 cat cable

MJ Inabnit ke6sls at arrl.net
Tue Jan 28 22:39:17 EST 2014

I wanted to thank all the the folks who commented to this post.

I knew I'd get somewhere if I posted this question here.  I don't have 
any icoms--have had much better luck with
kenwoods for years now.  Anyway, we are off to the races and my new ham 
friend is excited.

Thank you again.


On 01/23/2014 06:19 PM, MJ Inabnit wrote:
> Hi all:
> Have a friend here that owns the 706.  I'm getting him started in 
> digital modes etc and never really tried to use CAT with this radio.  
> The manual is kind of ambiguous and would like to know if anyone here 
> has actually done this and what is required using Vista.  I hope it 
> can use a USB cable since his laptop has no serial port.  However, 
> maybe one of the USB/serial adapters might have to be used.  I'd 
> really appreciate any pointers and help. The info I've found so far is 
> rather dated.
> Thank you,
> 73


wishing you well
Jaye, ke6sls--via the acer w/thunderchicken3

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