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Programming the FTM-400 via the SD Card
FTM-400 Data Transfer The ADMS-M400 Radio Programmer for the Yaesu FTM-400 Getting the initial details from the radio.
Quick Guide to Reading and Writing the FTM-400 Radio

Follow these exact steps from beginning to end to get data from or send data to the FTM-400 radio. You must get data from the radio before you can send data to the radio the first time. This gets bac
Yaesu's Firmware Upgrade for the FTM-400
The RT Systems software now works with the SCU-20 cable that comes with the radio provided the radio is Version 2.00 and the programming software is up-to-date. Once the firmware upgrade is completed
FTM-400 Checking Radio Firmware Version
FTM-400 Data Transfer The ADMS-M400 Radio Programmer for the Yaesu FTM-400 Using the SCU-20 cable   Programming the Yaesu FTM-40
Sept 2017 Firmware Upgrade for Yaesu FTM-400 and FTM-100

Using the RT Systems ADMS-M400 or the ADMS-M100 Programmer after the Firmware Upgrade Yaesu released firmware upgrades for each the FTM-100
FTM-400 Out of Band Receive (AM, 174-400Mhz and 480-999.99MHz)

This is a common question for tech support on this radio and program. "Why are not all the channels that I programmed into memory available when it tune to them?" . Generally it it thought that th
Auto Step and Limit Memory Scanning

The Limit Memory channels that are PMS scanning setup in the FTM-400 offer a Step option. This option is used by the radio during scanning only if Auto Step is turned off. The default for Auto St
Call sign setup for FTM-400

Sometimes when programming the radio an error occurs and the radio resets. When this happens, your call sign is lost along with all other settings you have changed on the radio. To get started again
Getting Started with the ADMS-FT1D Programmer
FT-1D Data Transfer The ADMS-FT1D Radio Programmer for the Yaesu FT-1D radio Programming the Yaesu FT-1D radio begins with gett
Yaesu USB Com Port Drivers
Download the drivers for the SCU-19 cable for the FT1D and the SCU-20 cable for the FTM-100 and FTM-400 distributed by Yaesu. Click on the link below on the link to download the executable
RT Systems Programmers for the Mac Operating System

RT Systems is proud to announce release of these programmers for the Mac operating system. These programmers will continue to be maintained for Windows and the Mac. As each of the programmers i
Allowing Driver Installation on the Mac

Drivers for RT Systems Radio Programming Cables Installation on the Mac Allowing the process to complete in Security and Privacy

APRS Text Messages


APRS Text messages in the Yaesu radios are not saved to permanent memory.. I am referring to those described on page 48 of the APRS manual for the FTM-400 (I would think there are comparable descripti

Different CTCSS tones for Tx and Rx

The FTM-400 cannot do different tones for CTCSS Tx and Rx. January 2019.. although I am sure we have done this repeatedly... now it is documented. I tried everything I could think of to get this radi
Position Comment - Custom... not really
On the Yaesu FTM-400 and similarly (but not identical) in the FTM-100, there are options in the Position Comment that are called Custom 1, 2, 3, etc. So, while they are "Custom" in name, they are not
PMS Steps
This is what I found with the FTM-400 and PMS scanning. Using programmer version 5.00.47, I set frequencies in the Band A and Band B Limit Memories. I also set Step to 5, 25, 12.5, 50, 100, and Aut
Channel Scan error: "ERROR No MEMORY"

This error occurs when the FTM-400 radio does not detect any valid channels to scan. The following are two solutions we have found. Make sure you have at least one channel on your radio with th
Loss of audio on Band B
On the FTM-100 or FTM-400 loss of audio (and seemingly functionality) on Band B is a result of APRS being turned on. If APRS was engaged at any time when you did Communications | Get data from radio,