Icom IC7300

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Icom Support

http://www.icom.co.jp/world/support/index.html

Full Manual:
http://www.icom.co.jp/world/support/download/manual/pdf/IC-7300_ENG_Full_6a.pdf

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wsjt-x Vers 2.1.0 Settings

Software setup on Linux:
wsjtx-config.png

IC7300 Settings:
MENU --> SET --> Connectors -->
    Screen 1/4 --> 
        ACC/USB Output Select   --> AF
        ACC/USB AF Output Level --> 10%
        ACC/USB AF SQL --> OFF (Open)
        ACC/USB AF Beep/Speech... Output --> OFF
    Screen 2/4
        ACC/USB IF Outotut Level --> 50%
        ACC MOD Level --> 50%
        USB MOD Level --> 50% 
        DATA OFF MOD --> MIC,ACC
    Screen 3/4
        DATA MOD    --> USB
        External Keypad
            VOICE   --> OFF
            KEYER   --> OFF
            RTTY    --> OFF
        CI-V
            Screen 1/2
                CI-V Baud Rate --> 9600
                CI-V Address --> 94h
                CI-V Transceive --> OFF
                CI-V USB to REMOTE Transceive Address --> 00h
            Screen 2/2
                CI-V Output (for ANT) --> OFF
                CI-V USB Port --> Unlink from [REMOTE]
                CI-V USB Baud Rate --> 19200
                CI-V USB Echo Back --> ON
        USB Serial Function --> CIV    
    Screen 4/4
        RTTY Decode Baud Rate --> 9600 (greyed out)
        USB SEND/Keying
            USB SEND --> OFF
            USB Keying (CW) --> OFF
            USB Keying (RTTY) --> OFF
            Inhibit Timer at USB Connection --> ON



Connecting with fldigi

Fldigi is a modem program for most of the digital modes used by radio amateurs today: CW, PSK, MFSK, RTTY, Hell, DominoEX, Olivia, and Throb are all supported. It can help calibrate a sound card to a time signal and do frequency measurement tests.



http://radioaficion.com/cms/ic-7300-y-fldigi/

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Firmware Update

To determine Current Version:
On the radio --> Menu Button --> Set Tab --> etc. Others --> Information Main CPU: 1.30 DSP Program: 1.07 DSP Data: 1.00 FPGA: 1.13 To Update the Firmware:

Download the firmware: http://www.icom.co.jp/world/support/download/firm/IC-7300/1_30/
Unzip the file and save the .dat The Release Notes indicate upgrade to the following levels: To Determine the current versions:

On the radio To apply the Firmware:

On the radio

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USB Interface

https://www.silabs.com/documents/public/data-sheets/CP2101.pdf

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ICOM Remote access with RS-BA1

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The application and documentation can be downloaded from here:
http://www.icomamerica.com/en/downloads/default.aspx?category=446

A purchased licence key is required to activate the RS-BA1 application.

Changed USB cables, update the cp2101 driver to the latest 10.1.4.2290 26/11/2018, update IC7300 to latst FW 7300_130. Radio set to 115200, port set to 115200 and it will only comment at 9600.

The RS-BA1 Ver 2.10 has a "Connect Setting" Tab. If I set it to anything other than 4800 9600 or 19200 it will give "Communication failed. Cannot access Radio." the solution is as follows:

To use the spectrum scope with RS-BA1 :
On the IC-7300:

In RS-BA1 Application: https://klop.solutions/settings-for-ic-7300-and-rs-ba1/

Icom RS-BA1 Manuals:
https://www.icomamerica.com/en/downloads/DownloadDocument.aspx?Document=773
RS-BA1 Remote Control Software - Quick Reference Guide
https://www.classicinternational.eu/_clientfiles/info_extra/icom_rsba_quickguide.pdf

If the application is already installed and your try to install again without explicitly deleteing it you get this obscure message:
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WSJT

The Settings for WSJT are:

These setting are incompatible with RS-BA1 and cannot be changed remotely. then the remote wouldn't work. That is how I ended up using the two conections. I wanted to be able to use the remote software for voice and switch over to remote desktop to do digital.

References



http://www.icom.net.au/amateur_ic-7300.html

http://sp3rnz.blogspot.com.au/2017/01/icom-ic-7300-ssb-power-mod.html

https://arachnoid.com/IcomProgrammer/

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Glenn Lyons VK4PK
glenn@LyonsComputer.com.au
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