I just got an Icom IC-750 with the goal of going out in the open and the first thing I did is try to configure it with my computer because it’s what’s most convenient for me. I like keeping backups of various configurations and being able to go back to them. I’m also working on a project to help set up repeaters in this and others radios.

Unfortunately, I encountered the error:

Connected transceiver is not compatible model.

Check the following:

  • Appropriate programming software for the transceiver is being used.
  • The revision number of the transceiver

What was confusing is that the CS-705 was correctly seeing my connected IC-705:

I tried a few things, but long story short, my IC-705 had firmware version 1.31 and I was running CS-705 version 1.11 when only version 1.20 supports firmware 1.31. Now that I upgraded everything works:

And for the record, I’m running the USB driver version 1.12.

I find the Icom’s website to download the different versions of the software a bit confusing (especially the interactions between Icom UK and Icom Japan), but you can find it here: https://www.icomjapan.com/support/firmware_driver/?keyword=705&open=tab2&type=5#download_result


Leave a Reply

You may also like:

Hi, I'm Pablo, this is my web site. You can follow me or connect with me:

Or get new content delivered directly to your inbox.

Join 4,020 other subscribers

I'm writing a book

Stack of copies of How to Hire and Manage Remote Teams

How to Hire and Manage Remote Teams, where I distill all the techniques I've been using to build and manage distributed teams for the past 10 years.

I write about:

announcement blogging book book review book reviews books building Sano Business C# Clojure ClojureScript Common Lisp database Debian Esperanto Git ham radio history idea Java Keep on Posting Kubuntu Lisp Non-Fiction OpenID programming Python Radio Society of Great Britain Rails rant re-frame release Ruby Ruby on Rails Sano science science fiction security self-help Star Trek startups technology Ubuntu web WordPress

I've been writing for a while:

Mastodon

%d bloggers like this: