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FTB60


A memory management program for the Yaesu FT-60 FM handheld transceiver.

G R Freeth (G4HFQ)

Web site: http://www.g4hfq.co.uk
Email:   bob.freeth@g4hfq.co.uk
Post:   9 South Avenue, New Milton, Hampshire  BH25 6EY, United Kingdom

Copyright 2004 - 2015 G R Freeth

A screenshot of editing a memory



Change History

V1.4.0 Sep 2015 Bypass a firmware lockup at power on if all banks were deleted but the radio was bank scanning when the readio image was acquired
V1.3.9 July 2015 Bugfix: Some Configuration cells with "-" became editable
V1.3.8 Oct 2014 Change configuration item 21 INET to permit separate setting of ON/OFF, and INT.COD/INT.MEM
V1.3.7 Mar 2014 Add a Settings menu option to not ask 'are you sure' before deleting/removing memories
Add a Help command to show the repeater information page of the G4HFQ website
Add an option to calculate the TX frequency when exporting in Custom format
V1.3.6 Oct 2012 Change File/Save (CTRL+S) command to not request a filename if one has already been assigned.
V1.3.5 Aug 2012 Add a new command 'Show a taller grid height' to the Settings menu.
V1.3.4 Sep 2011 Rename the default .CSV export format to FTB Standard
V1.3.3 May 2011 Add: printer selection dialog; make the row height of the Configuration tab taller.
V1.3.2 June 2010 Performance improvement when reading/writing disk files, especially over a network
V1.3.1 May 2010 Minor user interface changes for first time users
V1.3.0 Nov 2009 Refreshed with a new 3 year digital certificate; minor internal changes.
V1.3.0 Jul 2009 Add: support for 32 Com ports; support for Rig type 32
V1.2.9 Apr 2009 Change: improve compatibility with certain Prolific USB drivers to avoid 8020 errors.
V1.2.8 Mar 2009 Add: an option to the Custom format Export screen to include empty memories in the output file.
V1.2.7 Sep 2008 Bugfix: correct an Error 6 when reading a radio that has got memories with corrupted values in the repeater offset.
V1.2.6 Jul 2008 Bugfix: add the option 'OFF' to the drop-down list for configuration item 41 RXSAVE.
V1.2.5 May 2008 Add: a command to save the currently displayed grid as a .TAB file
V1.2.4 Mar 2008 Add: support for rig type 30; import now takes account of repeater rules.
V1.2.3 Jan 2008 Add: a COM port detector command to assist in specifying the correct port number.
V1.2.2 Nov 2007 Add: on the Repeater Rules window add an option to permit any frequency to be entered, and add Simplex to the Repeater Shift options; cater for an 'international license key'.
V1.2.1 Nov 2007 Add: alternative write procedure. Cell editing improvements:  double-click to enter cell edit mode; while editing a cell the Del key acts as a conventional editing key; the TX frequency is automatically cleared when Shift is set to other than Split and is automatically set to the RX frequency when Shift is set to Split; when filling down the TX freq if the value being filled is blank then any Shift setting of Split is changed to Simplex.
V1.2.0 Oct 2007 Bugfix: resolve a reading problem with some Prolific-based USB cables. Change: minor improvements to the visual interface.
V1.1.9 Jul 2007 Add: a choice of 3 font sizes for the grids; Normal (10pt), Larger (11pt) and Largest (12pt).
V1.1.8 May 2007 Add: ability to move 1 or more adjacent memories up or down the grid using F11 and F12.
V1.1.7 May 2007 Add: an alternative (and faster) approach to reading the radio that is selectable on the Settings menu.
V1.1.6 Mar 2007 Add: user-customised rules for automatic setting of repeater shift direction and amount; support fo rig type 36.
V1.1.5 Feb 2007 Add: option to show/hide empty memories; option to show darker gridlines; paste into a single cell on the memories grid using Shift+Insert keys
V1.1.4 Nov 2006 Add: additional error checking when saving files. Change: use a different software installer program; digitally sign the executable and installer .exe files.
V1.1.3 Nov 2006 Add: new command to choose a folder for storing memory and .CSV files; support radio types 35 and 3C. Change: use a different screen font.
V1.1.2 Sep 2006 Add ability to export only those memories that have been selected; turn off the Internet Connection feature when writing to the radio.
V1.1.1 Aug 2006 Add support for DBCS operating systems; minor visual changes.
V1.1.0 Apr 2006 Bugfix: correct the calculation of print width for number of banks. Change: move the command to show memory rows in alternate shades to the Settings menu.
V1.0.9 Mar 2006. Change: change text on the first time use screen. Bugfix: Bank Scan Link page not printed; correct problem when adapting a radio to rig type 39; correct problem with memory channels transmitting in wide deviation when narrow specified.
V1.0.8 Feb 2006. Add: option to have leading spaces on memory names; option to show alternate rows of the memory grid in a different shade.
V1.0.7 Oct 2005. Add Open command to File menu; add Com ports 9-16; add import/export of VX5 and VX6 Commander .CSV files. Bugfix: Correct error 381 if right-click outside the memory grid area.
V1.0.6 Jul 2005. Bugfix: if the last saved file was on a removable device, and on the next restart of the program that device contained no media, then the program failed.
V1.0.5 Jun 2005. Add user definable bank column names; add user definable memory column widths; add duplex printing option; add 'List memories Not in any bank' command.
V1.0.4 Mar 2005. Remember the size and position of windows.
V1.0.3 Mar 2005. Automatically open the last file used when the program starts.
V1.0.2 Jan 2005. Change the field separators in export to VX2/VX7 Commander .CSV files to always be commas.
V1.0.1 Jan 2005. Add Import/Export of VX2 Commander .CSV files
V1.0.0 Dec 2004. Initial release