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[aprssig] Kenwood D7 software on Linux?

Jeffrey Johnson ortelius at gmail.com
Fri May 29 20:11:09 UTC 2009


I'd make use of this! Been working on bits and pieces here and there.

On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 1:08 PM, Josh Smith <juicewvu at gmail.com> wrote:
> I haven't used the specific software under linux/wine but I have had
> excellent luck using the commands listed in this reference:
> http://www.radiohound.com/command.htm and python's serial libraries as
> detailed here: http://brainwagon.org/2007/11/03/new-serial-cable-works-scripting-for-the-th-d7a/
>
> I've been considering the idea of writing a python script to parse a
> text file of some sort containing the relevant info and program the
> radio.  If i get inspired I'll see what I can hack together in the
> next few days and post it.
>
> Thanks,
> Josh
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> Thanks,
> Josh Smith
> KD8HRX
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> On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 2:40 PM, James Jolin <jjolin at itol.com> wrote:
>> Greg D. wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi folks,
>>>
>>> Has anyone succeeded in running the Kenwood radio software (MD7G110) under
>>> Linux under Wine (Crossover Office)?  I'm running OpenSuSE 11.1, KDE 3.5,
>>> etc.  The GUI comes up fine, but I can't access the radio.  The serial port
>>> is a "real" one (not via USB), and I can talk to the TNC in the Kenwood via
>>> Kermit, so I know the serial port is working.
>>>
>>> I went into the Crossover "bottle" and created a symbolic link from com2
>>> to /dev/ttyS4, but that didn't help.
>>>
>>> Anything else I can try?
>>>
>>> Greg  KO6TH
>>>
>>> Greg,
>>
>> Unless I am missing something, isn't ttyS4 com 3?...I know ttyS0 is com 1.
>>  I haven't run the Kenwood stuff under Wine yet.  Did try  it on VirtualBox
>> but ran in to some problems with the serial port setup.
>> Jim WA9ARB
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