[aprssig] Re: Was - Using the D700 without the control head. TS480 will work headless...

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Thu Aug 23 22:45:40 CDT 2007

Todd wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Steve Noskowicz" 
>>    Skimming too fast, I missed that part.   
>>    It appears to be the same response you get when you
>> disconnect the head while running.  It takes several
>> seconds to realize the head is gone and turns off.  
>>     It does power up the next time power is applied,
>> with ther head connected, with everything as it was
>> when the head was disconnected.
>>   I do this, and NO I haven't blown it up ... yet.
>> 73, Steve, K9DCI
> On another note, I was going to go out to the truck and
> get the rig and experiment but got to thinking about just
> trying my TS480 and see if it would run headless - it does! 
> I'm using the Kenwood ARCP480 free program and have
> been using it headless for about 20  minutes now and so
> far all commands respond...I know this is not the D700, but
> thought that I would pass this along. If the 480 can work, 
> then most likely the D700 should also, no?  

Not necessarily...   The D700 and TS-2000 share a totally different 
control head from the one on the '480.  


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