Yaesu FT-7800 programming software

Memory management program for the FT-7800 FM transceiver

Yaesu FT-7800 programming software, you can view a web-based version of the Help file which includes installation instructions

Yaesu FT-7800 programming software

Yaesu FT-7800 programming software

FTB7800 – Details

  • Backup/restore of the FT-7800 clone memory
  • Modify memories
  • Add/delete/move memories
  • Manage memory banks
  • Cut/copy/paste memories
  • Sort memories by frequency or name
  • Analyse and report on duplicate frequencies
  • Edit Home memories
  • Edit PMS memories
  • Edit Hypermemories
  • Change the values in the FT-7800’s menus
  • Print memories

The Import/Export facility enables you to exchange memory information between the following radios by using .CSV format memory definition files. You will also need to use the appropriate FTBxxx software for the target radio.

  • FT-817, FT-847, FT-857, FT-897 (including ND and D models), FT-1802, FT-1807, FT-1900, FT-2800, FT-2900, FT-7800, FT-7900, FT-8800, FT-8900, FT1D, FT2D, FT-60, FT-250, FT-270, FTM-100D, FTM-350, FTM-3200D, VR-5000, VX-3, VX-8, VX-110, VX-150, VX-120, VX-170, VX-177
  • VX-2, VX-5, VX-6, VX-7 – using the Commander range of software by Jim Mitchell, KC8UNJ

Memory definitions can also be imported from TravelPlus for Repeaters using .TPE files and ADMS FT-7800 tab delimited .TAB files.

The program runs on a standard PC that has an available COM port for connection to the transceiver.  The COM port may be a conventional Serial port or one attached to a USB adapter.  It has been developed and tested on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10.

It will not run on Windows 8 RT version which does not support desktop applications. The minimum screen resolution is 800 x 600 but 1024 x 768 is recommended.

FTB7800 memory management for the FT-7800R/E

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Connection to the radio

Cables

The radio is connected to the computer using a programming cable. The Links page of the website lists sources of ready-made cables that can be ordered over the Internet as well as several USB/serial adapters and DIY circuit designs.

USB Programming Cable For Yaesu FT-7800

DIY information

If you are wiring your own cable the pinout of the packet socket on the rear of the radio is below. Use pin 3 PTT for data and pin 2 GND for ground.

COM port

Selection of Com port number is done using the Settings menu. The program will remember the selection you make for the next time you run.

There are two commands available – ‘COM port Detector’ and a pop-out called ‘COM Port’. If you are certain about your COM port number then it is quickest to use the ‘COM Port’ pop-out. Otherwise use the ‘COM port Detector’ command. The following screen is shown:

Yaesu FT-7800 programming software

Follow the on-screen instructions to detect and set the COM port for your programming cable. Be aware that each USB socket on your PC will be allocated a different COM port number, so you may need to use this screen again if you change your usual socket.

About

I am Bob Freeth, a retired radio ham G4HFQ and in my late 70s. Over the past 20 years I have written numerous programs that are of interest to radio hams. Most of the programs are for managing the memories and settings of Yaesu radios. I have ceased trading and look forward to a peaceful retirement!

The Order page is where you will find free registration details for my previously chargeable software.

The Download page is where you will find links for downloading.

Product support is provided by me only for people who have purchased licenses in the past. Email me at the address bob.freeth_g4hfq.co.uk. There is also a FAQ page on my website here. All support emails are deleted once the issue is resolved.

The website g4hfq.co.uk does not collect any personal data, has no databases nor any tracking cookies or web analytics. If you visit any of the links to external websites the situation is beyond my control and may well be different to this site.

24 October 2020 – Simplifying my committments

In the middle of October unexpected events beyond my control coupled with a continuing gradual degradation of my health have caused me to re-evaluate whether it is sensible for me to continue selling software over the internet.

I have decided to simplify my committments and cease trading. This does not mean that I will no longer provide any support for users of my software – that will continue to the best of my ability.

Over the next few months I will be working on updating the online versions of program help files and other items but the downloadable install programs will remain in place for those who need them when changing or re-building their computers.

15 December 2020 – Free of charge registration details

All of my software is now free of charge and registration details for each program are contained in Free_registration_details

Only should you wish to do so I will be pleased if you would make a small donation to any charity of your choice. If you can’t decide which one is right for you there are many National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies around the world; I am sure you will find one operating in your own country. Another suggestion is to donate to a food bank to directly help those in hard times.

Also welcome would be additional websites to host the software downloads and list of program registrations. It would be a shame if I suddenly dropped off my perch and this website disappeared. Please get in touch if you could provide such a service.

73, Bob – G4HFQ

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