FTB8900 - Details

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FTB8900 is a memory management program for the FT-8900R FM transceiver.   Buy Now 

Download from here or this mirror site

You can view a web-based version of the Help file which includes installation instructions, and eHam.net reviews of FTB8900

See the Links page for sources of cables.

You can try the program for 2 weeks to check that it works on your equipment but you cannot write to the radio until it is registered.

8900 memories screen.PNG (44176 bytes)

  • Backup/restore of the FT-8900R clone memory
  • Modify memories
  • Move memories
  • Add/delete memories
  • Cut/copy/paste memories
  • Import/Export memory definitions using CSV files8900 menu items.png (24353 bytes)
  • Import TravelPlus for Repeaters .tpe files
  • Sort memories by frequency or name
  • Analyse and report on duplicate frequencies
  • Edit the PMS memories
  • Edit the Home memories
  • Edit the Hypermemory VFOs
  • Change the values in the FT-8900's menus
  • Edit various Hypermemory settings
  • Print memories

The Import/Export facility enables you to exchange memory information between the following radios by using .CSV format memory definition files. You will also need to use the appropriate FTBxxx software for the target radio.

  • FT-817, FT-847, FT-857, FT-897 (including ND and D models), FT-1802, FT-1807, FT-1900, FT-2800, FT-2900, FT-7800, FT-7900, FT-8800, FT-8900, FT-1D, FT-60, VR-5000, VX-3, VX-8, VX-110, VX-150, VX-120, VX-170, VX-177, FT-270
  • VX-2, VX-5, VX-6, VX-7 - using the Commander range of software by Jim Mitchell, KC8UNJ

Memory definitions can also be imported from TravelPlus for Repeaters using .TPE files

The program runs on a standard PC that has an available COM port for connection to the transceiver.  The COM port may be a conventional Serial port or one attached to a USB adapter.  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. The minimum screen resolution is 800 x 600 but 1024 x 768 is recommended.

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