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The "data" cable you picture provides only audio in and out. Some other device, like a TNC or a computer, must provide the modulation and demodulation to provide any data capability. Additionally, the cable picture does not expose the PTT connection on the data port, so with that cable alone there's no way for the computer to key the transmitter. However, ...


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I'm not aware of an application that has full control of every feature. However, there are a variety of applications available that work for basic functions. FLRIG will give you many of the most common features. I use the related program, FLDigi, for operating digital modes with my FT-450D. Its rig control is sufficient that I don't generally have to turn ...


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Yaesu makes software like what you're looking for: Go the yaesu.com and find the FT-450D page, click on the Files tab, and look for: PCC-450 Software V1.13 and Reference Manual (07/18/14) The PCC-450 software runs on Windows and connects to the radio over a serial port. You can drive nearly every feature of the radio. I find it easier to use this software ...


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With correct settings for the transceiver's CAT interface in the Winlink software, Winlink should be able to control the transceiver. There should be no need for another "computer control program" interfacing with Winlink.


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Yes, remote control is not only possible, but it is easy. The FT-450D is not like a naked SDR. It may be one internally, but it does not need a program like SDR# to operate it. That being said, there is a great program available that allows the front panel of the radio to appear on your screen, and you can use the keyboard and mouse to control it via ...


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