[FlexEdge] TOKYO HY-POWER HL-100Bdx 100W linear for the Flex 1500
FlexRadio Support, Dudley Hurry
Support at Flex-Radio.com
Tue Aug 24 12:23:59 EDT 2010
You could use the DDUtil program from Steve, K5FR and maybe the Microham
decoder? I know that Steve also has a diagram for connecting to the
Quadra, but uses a BCD connection via the LPT port.
I wonder if the CT-17 type of interface would give the correct analog steps
that you might need..
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On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 9:40 PM, Chris Muir <cbmuir at xtra.co.nz> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have had my Flex 1500 for several weeks now and am delighted. Run just
> fine on my old HP Pavilion 1020a Pentium 4 with XP OS.
> The1500 went down well also at our local NZART branch meeting last week
> where I gave a show and tell.
> Now I have just connected up a THP HL-100Bdx 100 watt linear - the higher
> powered brother to the Tokyo HL-45.
> So far the HL-100Bdx works just fine with the 1500 using the RF sensed PTT
> built into the amp but next step will be to connect the Flexwire PTT and do
> it properly.
> Only minor limitation is that the Tokyo HL-100 (and the HL-45) built in
> auto band selection only suits Yaesu QRP rigs like the FT 817 which supply
> a stepped analog voltage in the 0-5 vdc range; a different voltage for each
> ham band). Of course you can select bands manually using a front panel push
> However it would be nice to do auto band select with the Flex 1500. One way
> might be to use a pic controller chip to decode the current Flex 1500
> frequency from the Flexwire I/O socket and use that to generate the
> necessary stepped band voltages as needed to match those that come from the
> FT-817. Does anyone have any ideas on this?
> 73, Chris ZL1BOE
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