Making a backup image of the FT-8800
Ensure the radio is not in X-band repeat mode before following this procedure.
To make a backup image of the FT-8800 click the 'Read FT8800' button. The program will switch to the Memories tab if it is not already being displayed. The following screen is shown:
Perform the 5 steps specified in the message and then click OK.
The following screen is shown
Press the left V/M button on the rig, or click the yellow message box to cancel the read.
After pressing the V/M button the screen changes to:
Wait for the process to complete or click the yellow message box to cancel the read.
When completed successfully the following message is shown:
Click OK. The screen should now display the memory contents.
Power off, then power on the FT-8800.
To save to disk click the Write Disk File button. The following Save As dialog box should be shown.
Assign a file name and save in the normal Windows manner.