CalicoCAT: New Serial CAT Control Plugin for SDR#

CalicoCAT: CAT Control Plugin for SDR#
CalicoCAT: CAT Control Plugin for SDR#

Thanks to Stephen 'Tag' Loomis (N0TTL) for submitting news about his new plugin called 'CalicoCAT' which is a serial CAT control plugin for SDR#. The plugin emulates the Kenwood TS-2000 CAT control command set, and is used to allow SDR# to communicate with other software running on the PC via a virtual serial port. To create a virtual serial port you can use free software like com0com.

Stephen notes that the plugin could be used to allow software like WSJT-X to control SDR#. For example you could use it to automatically change bands at certain times.

5 comments

  1. Serge

    Is it possible to connect Kenwood TS-850s if baud rate only 4800? Can I use any other transceiver except TS-2000? Thanks!

  2. Jeff

    While I can get sdr# to work with other programs with Calico, I can’t get sdr# to work with
    PowerSDR using Calico. Anyone have success with that?

    • Jeff

      While I can get sdr# to work with other programs with Calico, I can’t get sdr# to work with
      PowerSDR using Calico. Anyone have success with that?
      Is this because they are both “CAT Receivers” and not CAT originators?

  3. Luca

    Great, it works with Tmate, set in Kenwood mode via VSPE (Connector). Now SDR# with this tuning knob looks like a real radio !! No more mouse wheel !!

  4. gaplant

    When I saw this post, I thought that someone had figured out how to use a CueCat for SDR, somehow.

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