Setup for FT897

FT897 connections using JT9

This video shows how I connect the FT897 radio and software to get a WSJT-X JT9 QRP QSO with 5 watts from WA to HI using a Delta Loop antenna.

Setup for FT897D for digital modes

This video will show how to adjust the Transmit Level on the FT897D . I was able to produce a clean PSK31 signal using the TX volume on the USB SignaLink and Digital Master 780.

Setting CAT Rate on FT897

This video shows how to check menu item #19 (CAT Rate) on the FT-897D so the Ham Radio Deluxe software running on the PC can communicate over the CAT cable to the FT-897D.