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MS Error when scanning Yaesu Radios with Banks

In a recent report from a customer, they stated when trying to scan a certain bank in their VX-8G, the radio would display "MS Error". Scanning appeared to work fine in Bank 2, but not Bank 1.
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
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
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
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
VX-7 Accessing Marine and Shortwave Pre-programmed Frequencies

The VX-7 comes pre-programmed with 89 popular Short-wave Broadcast Station Memory Channels and 280 VHF Marine Channels. When trying to access the BC Station or Marine channels you may get a beep wh
Dual Tone Radios - Radios that can use different tones for encode and decode for the same memory channel.
Commercial radios have long been able to use one CTCSS frequency for tone encode (to the repeater) and a different one for tone decode (for the radio). This functionality adds flexibility for repeater
Mac OSX USB Cable Driver for RT Systems USB Cables
RT Systems Programming Cables Provided here are drivers for the RT Systems USB cables for use on the MAC. They are drivers for the machine to use to recognize the device. There is not software fro
Cabling for PEP2000 Firmware Upgrade
RT Systems is here to offer support for the cabling to complete this process. We are not here to discuss the procedure or what it does or does not do. Any support for the PEP2000 upgrade process is pr
Cable communication problems in Ham Radio Deluxe

Error with USB cable Getting this cable to work with a radio and Ham Radio Deluxe can be a little tricky. Right now we only have the Yaesu FT-450 to work with. We bet others are similar. If unable
USB-61

USB to 6-pin mini din for the Yaesu FT-840 Designed for CAT interface between the radio and the computer.  For use with control software available from other sources. 
USB-62

USB to 8-pin mini din interface cable comparable to the original CT-62 (db-9 serial) CAT interface cable distributed by Yaesu.   This cable works with:  FT-100 FT-817 (original a
USB-63

The USB-63 cable works with many Yaesu and Kenwood HF radios: specifically those with a 9-pin male CAT connection on the radio.   The USB-63 works with Yaesu FT-450 FT-920 FT-950 FT-10
No Programming Software

The Yaesu FTM-10R is a compact 2m/70cm dual-band mobile XCVR with weatherproof front control panel - (think introduced in 2009). This radio   DOES NOT   have cloning capability - so ther
60 Meter Issue

60 Meter Issues   -    If the radio has been modified, the 60 meters will become inaccessible. The FT-857D/FT-897D and FT-817D each have 5 preprogrammed 60M channels. The frequ
Master Reset

Master Reset To do a master reset on the Yaesu FT-90 radio, press and hold the left and right arrow keys while turning the radio on.
60 Meter Channels

The memory channels on the Yaesu FT-950 are addressed through the CAT controls on the radio. However, the 60m frequencies are not addressed through the CAT controls. In older Yaesu radios, the 6

FT-2900 Memory Bank Limit


The Yaesu FT-2900 will allow only 50 channels per memory bank. This is contrary to the information presented on page 34 in the Operating Manual for the radio. There it states "Each Memory Bank can be
FT-857/897 Shortcut Does Not Open Programmer and Icon Is Missing

This issue sometimes comes up if you have an installation disc from 2012 or earlier. To resolve it, please follow the instructions below: Right click on the shortcut for the programmer and click pro
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.