Moved the Projects link to a side panel button ("New Projects").
ICOM UX/901 Interface
Over the last year, I've upgraded the FF-8900 (FC-900/ICOM-UX interface) to add support for 200 additional
memories, UX-129 support (untested) and some other embellishments.
Currently in the last phases of upgrading the FF-8090 (IC-901 Interface) software to roll-in many of the enhancements from the
FF-8900 upgrade. This is expected to be available January or February 2014.
The Doug Hall to ICOM-UX interface has been deployed to a Link-Comm installation. Allows any controller
that supports the Doug Hall interface to control an ICOM UX stack. This hasn't been productized yet,
waiting to see if any demand materializes...
I've pretty much given up on these. I'm lucky to get to Belton, TX once a year as an observer.
News & New Products
- After years on the web site, I recently found and corrected a minor typo in the courtesy tone appnote regarding the RC-85 tone "Yellojacket".
- The FF-800 revision D is now back in the fold! After spending several years in my firmware orphanage,
revision D owners now have a relatively inexpensive upgrade path that allows their older FF-800 use the latest firmware
updates. Contact Me for details.
- The FFlash programming module has a new look and feel. The new unit is smaller and has more features (the most noteable being
the ability to switch to programming mode using commands entered via the FF-800 serial interface). See the
PDF manual on the FTP page for details.
- Several manuals are now available in PDF format, with more on the way (again with the
FTP page for details).
- The APO Cancel module is available. This is a sample installation (more info to come...).
- The FF-Tone is in pre-release. This is a small CTCSS tone encode/decode module that features remote tone selection via FF-800 commands,
selectable filter options, and CTCSS mute on PTT drop (removes squelch burst on receivers).
- We have a remote coax switch interface available for the FF-899. This device interfaces the FF-899 to the Ameritron RCS-8V
remote coax switch and allows manual and automatic control of the remote switch. Contact Me
FF-800 Firmware Upgrade
V3.10 is now avaliable. Go to the V3.xx FTP page for details on the features and bug fixes that
are available now.
FF-800 V3.11 is still languishing... I work on it occasionally, but there are no sqeeky wheels to drive me...
FFlash Firmware Upgrade
An upgrade patch is now available for the FFlash system. FFlash users can now download this
enhancement pachage to their
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