Requesting connection & setup instructions for SCS PTC-IIusb to 6600M

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I would very much appreciate some detailed information on setting up my pactor modem with the new 6600M (which is an amazing radio).

The modem has the P3 upgrade and bluetooth.  I've tried it with both bluetooth and a usb cable.  The connection to the accessory port of the 6600M is done with a Farallon cable # 9087.  I've read all the notes I can find on the Flex forums, tried all the settings I can think of .... no joy.  I can transmit fine and the other end has a good signal from me and responds but we do not connect.  If the other end initiates the call my modem does not respond.  My modem is acting like it is deaf.  All this is being done using Windows 10 and the latest beta version of Winlink Express.

Any and all assistance greatly appreciated.  :)

73,
julie
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Posted 1 week ago

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I am on a training net right now, when finished, I will send you my screen shots.
I run a Flex-6700 with a P4 DR-7400 modem. One thing, make sure you have the
receive filter set at least 3 KHz or more. I cannot connect with 2 KHz or less.

73, Jim N9VC
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Hi Julie,
Hope my cut and paste does OK.
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Hi Again,

I was only on a channel. The other stations were low or high, I was not
transmitting. Hope this is a help.

73, Jim N9VC
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Hi Jim ...

Thank you very much for the screenshots and info!  I'll be testing with my buddy tomorrow afternoon and I'll let you know how we do.  Again ... many thanks.  :)

73,
julie
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Well the problems getting the pactor modem to work with the new 6600M still persist.  We carefully reviewed and used the screen shots kindly provided by N9VC (thank you again, Jim) but no joy.  We do have some improvements ... the system recognizes incoming P2P requests for connection, but the modems never connect.  It's a stock cable between the radio and the modem purchased from Farallon.  The computer is communicating with the modem via Bluetooth.  The pactor modem has been tested good with an Icom IC-7300.  Perhaps someone can provide a screenshot of the settings for SmartCAT port?  All hints or suggestions kindly appreciated.

73,
julie
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These are some additional screenshots for you to look at



73, Jim

You mention the cat port but the radio is keyed through the ACC port
with the Dragon. I use the USB to control the TNC from the computer.
I'm no teacher, so I might be confusing the issue for you. But this and
the other screenshots are what work for me. Also pay attention to the
levels. Maybe your levels are too low.
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Forgot one. Where you can set the levels.
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Have you tried using Airmail instead of Winlink?
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Hi Tom,

I, myself, use Airmail, but the settings I provided work, for me, using
Winlink Express. Both have advantages, but Airmail is my goto.

73, Jim N9VC