interface mfj998 aututuner with flex 6500

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Is there an interface cable to link an MFJ-998 autotuner with a Flex 6500? If not, how do you link the two?
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Robert Forrest

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Al K0VM, Elmer

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  There is no interface cable for MFJ-998 and FLex of any vintage..  Other than you can route a PA PTT signal through the 998 to inhibit a PA while the 998 is tuning..  I no longer have my 998, but when I did, I was able to do a bit more integration using DDUtil ( between the 998 and PowerSDR ) and a bit of ingenuity to almost achieve tune cycle operation ( i.e. click a button in DDUtil to key the radio and start the tune cycle, automatically terminate the tune cycle when tuning was complete. )  The 998 has no provisions for tracking the operating frequency other than its own built in frequency counter.  I was not totally happy with the operation but that was more a limitation of the 998 than Flex/DDUtil.


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