Re: Software Errto Message "Communication Time Out"
Vishal Jariwala <a380x@...
2008-06-18 22:28:19 GMT
I've got it working.
I pressed the speaker/mic end of cable hard such that it sits flush
and chose COM-1 with the HT on! The MCP read the radio memory. Now I
will do some programming.
--- In TH-F6A@..., "Vishal Jariwala" <a380x <at> ...> wrote:
> All right everyone!
> I just joined this PG-4Y Troubles Club.
> Only half an hour ago, I got my PG-4Y from gigaparts. I set up the pc
> option in Menu #9 of the TH-F6A. Connected the radio while it was off,
> to pc, using the cable.
> 1) Started the MCP-F6/F7 Program and tried to read the radio
> menu/memory, but boom! got connection time out error! All this time
> radio was off.
> 2)Then I turned on the radio and tried reading memory! Did not work.
> 3)Changed from COM-1 to COM-3, MCP accepted it, tried reading radio,
> while it was off and on. Nope! does not work
> 4)I restarted the MCP while radio was connected and on! DOES NOT work!
> What would be the way to check if Programing Cable is okay? I read
> about "KC4FFD's "TH-F6A Express" software" at
> Does any one know where can I find it? I tried to google it, but I did
> not come across anything of that sort..
> Please advise.
> --- In TH-F6A@..., "GK" <glendor2 <at> > wrote:
> > Check your cable. I had a programming cable go bad when that
> happened too me. Also check the comm port to make sure it is correct.
> > Good Luck!
> > Gary
> > N8GJK
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: hhallcosd
> > To: TH-F6A@...
> > Sent: Thursday, June 05, 2008 9:49 PM
> > Subject: [TH-F6A] Software Errto Message "Communication Time Out"
> > I have two TH-F6A radios and have loaded frequencies into both
> > radios with two different computers. I had to set the com ports as
> > follows recommended by Kenwood:
> > 9600 Baud Rate
> > 8 Data bit Rate
> > None Parity
> > 1 Stop Bits
> > Xon/Xoff Flow Control
> > Have made sure the radio is set in PC mode.
> > Now the software has stopped working again, erro message
> > Communication Timeout. Kenwood told me to reset the radio, great
> > idea lost all of the programing, and it will still not work.
> > have any help or advice????