[aprssig] ic-2100h mic cable
Jaye Inabnit ke6sls
ke6sls at arrl.net
Thu Jul 29 20:35:02 CDT 2010
Yeah, I wondered about that shield. rj45 leaves something to be desired IMO.
Okay, I think I'll get a couple of cabled ordered for it. The software is
running GREAT (aprx) just this silly cable making problems for me at this
TU Dale, 73
On Thursday 29 July 2010 18:17:48 DALE wrote:
> Cat 5 cable does not have shielded mike wire. This is needed in many cases.
> Cat 5 cable has 4 signal wired and 4 gnd wires. They are a twisted pair for
> common node noise rejection. For most microphones the gnd wires are not
> properly paired to the proper signal wire. And each brand of radio uses a
> different wiring scheme. The mike has a separate gnd wire, the ptt has a
> separate ground wire, each other circuit has a separate gnd wire. They are
> common at the radio, but floating on the other end. If you do not want to
> have problems use the factory cable.
> I use short lengths of cat 5 at times.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jaye Inabnit ke6sls" <ke6sls at arrl.net>
> To: aprssig at tapr.org
> Sent: Thursday, July 29, 2010 6:03:38 PM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific
> Subject: [aprssig] ic-2100h mic cable
> Hi Gang:
> Is there a trick to making a cable for this radio? I had a cat5 cable here
> I used, but I am getting flaky mic connection. Is a yeasu specific
> connector required for these rigs?
> Thanks, 73
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