Need an "Audible Frequency Announcement Feature"

wb5mmb wb5mmb at
Sun Dec 16 23:45:56 CST 2012

Interface board here 
says they have 369 units in stock. Install and test .

At 11:15 PM 12/16/2012, you wrote:
>I have looked at the marketing sheet for the Kenwood TS-140.  There 
>is an optional PC interface unit that can create an RS-232 
>interface.  Then, we could write or modify software to control the 
>radio and report what is needed by voice synthesis.  No indication 
>is made of a voice synthesizer option.
>What we need to find is what Kenwood calls the IF-232C/IF-10C 
>Interface Unit.   I checked eBay and did not find one listed.  We 
>might find enough signals coming out of the radio to generate our 
>own interface unit.  I think we could use a used desktop computer 
>and Ubuntu to do the rest of the job.  There are a bunch of ham 
>radio control programs with source code out there that could be used 
>and modified as needed.  In addition there are speech synthesizers 
>that run under Linux and Ubuntu.
>Danny is only asking for an audible frequency announcement feature 
>so we should be able to do that and more with this type setup.
>Anyway, these are some thoughts on how we could help Danny.
>I have a whole bunch of work going on so I want to find someone in 
>the group to get this together.  I have several small desktop Dell 
>computers that should work for this task and I would be glad to donate one.
>Frank K0BRA
>On 12/15/12 9:56 PM, 3t3 wrote:
>>TO: Anyone at AMRAD interested in helping Danny Dyer (WB4IDU):
>>Danny is looking for a way to get an "audible frequency 
>>announcement feature" added to a Kenwood TS-140 transceiver for a blind ham.
>>His original request for help follows:
>>Is there A place Anywhere in either the RX or Oscillator chain, to 
>>tap and read-out, Somewhere on the TS140, with a either a FreqMite, 
>>or Stinger Singer, so as to be able to read the tuned frequency, or 
>>a useable multiple there of, so that a blind OP, can determine received freq?
>>I realize that, if necessary, a lower power xmit read out is 
>>doable, but somewhere in the RX chain would obviously be better 
>>!  Any suggestions are welcome !
>>Your forwarding this to any lists you're part of which might be 
>>helpful is fine as well !
>>To All On These Lists, For All You Are And All You Do,
>>Many Thanks From,
>>And Please Reply Direct To,
>>Danny Dyer, Wb4idu
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>>      Terry McCarty
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