Configure Signalink with FT-891?

Discussion in 'QRP Corner' started by AE0AQ, Mar 2, 2018.

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  1. K3XR

    K3XR Ham Member QRZ Page

    Great news, glad it all worked out. Have fun.
  2. WL7PM

    WL7PM Ham Member QRZ Page

    Is it possible to connect FT891 directly to PC and operate digital modes WITHOUT SignaLink device ?
    Possibly using the PC soundcard or associated hardware to directly drive Yaesu transceiver?
  3. W5AJO

    W5AJO Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    No, it is not. It does not have an on-board sound card like the IC-7300. The FT-891 absolutely needs the SignaLink or another similar device.
  4. ND6M

    ND6M Ham Member QRZ Page

    Yes, the SignaLink is just a Proprietary external soundcard, Nothing particularly special about it, any interface device can be used with the 891.

    Heck, depending on the size of your junque box, you can build on for about $10.00.
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