W3RJW's FTDX-5000 and Ham Radio Deluxe Settings

W3RJW 1/11

HRD and Yaesu FTDX-5000

Windows XP

Radio Settings:
Menu #32 38,400 #33 3000ms #34 Enable #35 Enable

Note: If you have problems with the hrd.exe program crashing, get a USB/Serial adapter with a Future Technology Devices International (FTDI) Chipset.

Go to Control Panel, System, Hardware, Device Manager, Ports

Double Click 'Ports' and see what COM port your USB to Serial Adapter is connected (COM X)

Then Double Click COM X
'Port Settings tab' for Com Port: bps=38,400, Data Bits=8,Parity= None, Stop Bits=2, Flow Cont.=None
(Note: You can change com port number in 'advanced' at bottom of port settings page)

Select FT-5000 (HRD 5 Build 2777↑ or use 'FT-2000' if earlier ver of HRD 5), COM X (what you found from above, must match), 38,400 bps ( match radio) , RTS On