Setting up Virtual Serial Ports

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Setting up Virtual Serial Ports

Post by G0VQY » 17 Mar 2020, 21:24

I can't find anywhere in the instructions on how to connect Log4OM to a radio without using a physical cable. I've got one of the new Sun SDR2 DX radios and I can't connect the PC to it physically so I've been using virtual serial ports to connect it to HRD and it's worked really well. I was hoping that this software will do the same.
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Re: Setting up Virtual Serial Ports

Post by G4POP » 17 Mar 2020, 21:34

I am guessing the sun uses a Kenwood emulation for the com port do just set up Omnirig to connect to the GPS using that rig emulation and baud rate with the VSP
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Re: Setting up Virtual Serial Ports

Post by G0VQY » 19 Mar 2020, 12:44

Thanks very much. Forgive me, I think I might have just asked exactly the same question. Think I must be going senile :-)

To answer your question, yes it does use the Kenwood configurations. I'm just a little bit unsure whereabouts in the software you enter in the information for the virtual com ports
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Re: Setting up Virtual Serial Ports

Post by G4POP » 19 Mar 2020, 13:16

G0VQY wrote:
19 Mar 2020, 12:44
Thanks very much. Forgive me, I think I might have just asked exactly the same question. Think I must be going senile :-)

To answer your question, yes it does use the Kenwood configurations. I'm just a little bit unsure whereabouts in the software you enter in the information for the virtual com ports
Download and install Omnirig then follow the instructions in our user guide
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Re: Setting up Virtual Serial Ports

Post by G0VQY » 19 Mar 2020, 17:59

I think I'll need to read the instructions you provide. The cat is very familiar and I am getting my radio to connect to Log4OM as the correct frequency and mode appear in the logbook and I did actually manage to change the frequency from the Interface. However, the logbook keeps losing connection with the radio for some reason. I'm sure there's a setting that I've got wrong.
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Re: Setting up Virtual Serial Ports

Post by G4POP » 19 Mar 2020, 18:07

Sounds like your trying to access the radio via CAT control by more than 1 program
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Re: Setting up Virtual Serial Ports

Post by G0VQY » 19 Mar 2020, 18:27

Not sure. Can you give me the link to the instructions on how to set up using virtual serial ports and Omnirig
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Re: Setting up Virtual Serial Ports

Post by G4POP » 19 Mar 2020, 19:17

G0VQY wrote:
19 Mar 2020, 18:27
Not sure. Can you give me the link to the instructions on how to set up using virtual serial ports and Omnirig
I think the best thing you can do is call me on Skype at genes1 otherwise this thread will be endless

Would be nice if you added a signature to your posts so that we know your name
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Re: Setting up Virtual Serial Ports

Post by G0VQY » 19 Mar 2020, 19:37

Okay Terry, I'll send you a request and then we can arrange to chat. I won't do it tonight because I've got other things I need to be getting on with. It may be easier if you tell you when it's convenient for you to talk because I'm free anytime really. Mind you, I think a lot of us are going to be stuck at home for quite a long time.
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Re: Setting up Virtual Serial Ports

Post by G4POP » 19 Mar 2020, 19:57

Mid morning is generally good for me
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