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[aprssig] FTM-350 cables

Kurt Johnson parrots at swbell.net
Thu Mar 10 02:06:11 UTC 2011


Scott

The CT 140 is 40 inches from DB 9 to the 8pin DIN and 9 inches from 8 pin to 
6 pin jack

Kurt

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stephen H. Smith" <wa8lmf2 at aol.com>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 7:45 PM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] FTM-350 cables


> On 3/9/2011 4:37 PM, Scott Miller wrote:
>> Does anyone know how long the Yaesu CT-140, CT-141, and CT-142 cables 
>> are?  I've had a lot of requests for more affordable substitutes for 
>> those ($40 for a mini-DIN to DB9?!?) and I've got an order going out to 
>> our cable contractor this week, so I figured I'd throw those in there if 
>> I have time.
>>
>> I'll also be ordering some 8-pin mini-DIN pigtails to build GTRANSs and 
>> to sell a la carte.  If anyone has other requests, let me know.
>>
>> Scott
>> N1VG
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> How about a 6-pin mini-DIN to three or four 3.5mm stereo miniplugs? 
> This would allow an instant "soundcard interface" by connecting the TX and 
> RX audio lines of the mini-din DATA/PACKET jack on many radios to 
> corresponding LINE-IN and LINE-OUT jacks on a computer sound card  The 
> other one would carry RX SQ/COR and PTT on tip and ring for interfacing 
> with more advanced sound card projects.
>
> Or perhaps the two audio liness could be be stereo miniplugs with the tip 
> and ring shorted together (so audio goes into both channels of a sound 
> system), while the PTT and COR lines are two single-contact RCA plugs.
>
> (I've been assembling this by splicing min-DIN patch cables to 3.5mm plugs 
> myself for numerous sound card assemblies.)
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