Connection to the radio
Ready made cables
The radio comes with either a Yaesu SCU-18 or SCU-19 programming cable.
Install the Yaesu SCU-18 or SCU-19 USB driver software. If you can not find your CD then download it from the Yaesu web site (in the files section of the FT-1DR/E handheld products section).
COM port connection
Selection of the Com port number is done using the Settings menu. The program will remember the selection you make for the next time you run.
There are two commands available - 'COM port Detector' and a pop-out called 'COM Port'. If you are certain about your COM port number then it is quickest to use the 'COM Port' pop-out. Otherwise use the 'COM port Detector' command. The following screen shows the result of detecting a Com port:
Follow the on-screen instructions to detect and set the COM port for your programming cable. Be aware that each USB socket on your PC might be allocated a different COM port number, so you may need to use this screen again if you change your usual socket. You may not see your COM port if you are running a PDA hotsync program that has acquired all of the COM ports. Stop the hotsync program and try again.