Tagged: hamlib

hamlib: Stopping/starting rigctld and rotctld via Bash script

Stopping rigctld and rotctld: #!/bin/bash # finds rigctl and rotctl PIDs and SIGTERMs them # Michael Hirsch RigPID=$(pgrep rigctld) RotPID=$(pgrep rotctld) if [[ -n $RigPID ]]; then echo “Stopping rigctld PID $RigPID” kill $RigPID fi if [[ -n $RotPID ]]; then echo “Stopping rotctld PID $RotPID” kill $RotPID fi Starting rigctld and rotctld: for Kenwood […]

rigctl / hamlib with Kenwood TS-2000

On a modern PC, you may notice intermittent errors with the Kenwood TS-2000 , something like: read_string(): Timed out 0.2 seconds without reading a character. The solution seems to be making rigctl wait for the TS-2000 to catchup by using the hardware handshake–you need a “real” RS232 cable for this to work, with the correct […]