A CAT control program for Yaesu FT-100, FT-817, FT-847, FT-857, FT-857D, FT-897, FT-897D, FT-920, FT-1000MP Mark V transceivers and VR-5000 and FRG-100 receivers.
Memory management of the VR-5000's 2000 memories is performed in a separate program called FTBVR5K V2.
G R Freeth (G4HFQ)
Web site: http://www.g4hfq.co.uk
Post: 9 South Avenue, New Milton, Hampshire BH25 6EY, United Kingdom
Copyright 2002, 2003, 2004 G R Freeth
V2.2.3 May 2004
When in Spectrum scan make mouse tuning follow the tuning stepsize dropdown setting.
Disable directly reading from rig during evaluation period.
V2.2.2 Apr 2004
Add extra scan resume option
V2.2.1 Apr 2004
Add support for the US models of FT-857D and FT-897D
V2.2.0 Feb 2004
Make Clone mode take notice of the Raise RTS/CTS user settings so that interface cables that are powered from the serial port can be used for cloning as well as CAT control.
V2.1.9 Nov 2003
Add FMN mode to memory management for FT-817, FT-857 and FT-897
Add option to stop scanning FM frequencies when squelch lifts
Fix: repeater offset not properly set when using GoTo from the Memory Grid
V2.1.8 Oct 2003
Added the ability to specify the tuning step rate of the SEL knob
Added the ability to clear IPO flags in memories
V2.1.7 Aug 2003
Removed the ability of an un-registered copy of the program to write memories back to the FT-817, FT-847, FT-857 and FT-897
V2.1.6 June 2003
Added support for FT-920
Changed method of tuning using arrow keys
V2.1.5 June 2003
Added support for the FT-857
Implemented various operational improvements
V2.1.04 May 2003
Help file revised to clarify CSV memories and their usage
Added command 'Add frequency to grid' command to new menu 'Edit'.
Added automatic stop of scanning if TX detected during a scan.
Added various keyboard shortcuts to facilitate remote control over a network
Added tuning step options for the VR-5000 receiver
V2.1.03 February 2003
Added 10 minute timer
Added command Reset Memory Grid position to recover the memory grid if it has been moved off the desktop
Change spectrum scan background colour to black
Change default repeater offsets on Band buttons for 28MHz and 50MHz bands
Added a command to recover a Memory Grid that has been accidentally moved off the desktop
Added a Memory Tag display for FTBasic's memories
Automatic position of main window on-screen
Added Raise DTR option
V2.1.02 December 2002
New FAQ section in the help file.
Added the V1 ability to run on computers using a comma as the decimal point character, a period as the digit grouping character and a semi-colon as the field separator character.