PC equipment and software requirements
The program runs on a standard PC with a USB/serial adapter that uses the FTDI USB chipset.
The author has found that his native on-the-motherboard serial ports and USB/serial adapters using the Prolific chip will NOT work.
Port numbers 1 - 32 are supported.
It has been developed and tested on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. It will not run on Windows 8 RT version which does not support desktop applications
A minimum screen resolution of 800 x 600 is required, but 1024 x 768 or above is recommended. Font scaling of 96dpi (standard) and 120dpi (large) are supported; some custom sizes may give rise to problems displaying the grids.
Please refer to the section Connection to the transceiver regarding suitable cables.