Documentation

Win4Yaesu Suite for the for the FTDX-1200, 3000, 5000, 9000 and FT-991 User Manual

3rd Party Connectivity: Software and Hardware

How to Migrate to New Yaesu Firmware with Win4Yaesu

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.040

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file.  It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software.  If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation.  You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.

New: Added support for the SDRPlay RSP1A.

Fixed: Some 991A radios with the 02-00 firmware did not display the menus.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.038

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file.  It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software.  If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation.  You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.

New: Added support for the FT-991 and FT-991A

Starting in this release it will no longer be necessary to update to a new firmware with new releases of Win4Yaesu.  If you have the base firmware that existed when Win4Yaesu was created it will work even if you do not upgrade firmware versions.  If you do upgrade to new firmware it takes about 1 week until Win4Yaesu supports it.  The following firmware versions are supported with full functionality:

  • Main Firmware 01-22 and higher for the FTDX-3000. 
  • Main Firmware 01-30 and higher for the FTDX-5000.
  • Main Firmware 01-14 and higher for the FTDX-1200.
  • Main Firmware 01-09 and higher for the FT-991A. 
  • Main Firmware 02-21 and higher for the FT-991. 
  • If you use other firmware you will not have menu access nor equalizer functions.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.026

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file.  It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software.  If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation.  You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.

Fixes: There was an error in the miniscreen where the macro file would not be would saved upon exit.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.024

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file.  It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software.  If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation.  You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.

There was an error in the 1.022 miniscreen where the menus would not show.

New in 1.010: A new “MiniScreen” interface has been added.  This interface is a smaller more compact version of the control screen.  To select it, open Tools, Settings and check the miniscreen tab in the user preferences.  You will need to restart Win4Yaesu to enable the screen.

A CW Terminal has been added.  This terminal works with WinKey and allows direct logging into HRDLogbook, DXLab Keeper, N3FJP Logbook and ADIF Files.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.022

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file.  It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software.  If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation.  You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.

New in 1.010: A new “MiniScreen” interface has been added.  This interface is a smaller more compact version of the control screen.  To select it, open Tools, Settings and check the miniscreen tab in the user preferences.  You will need to restart Win4Yaesu to enable the screen.

A CW Terminal has been added.  This terminal works with WinKey and allows direct logging into HRDLogbook, DXLab Keeper, N3FJP Logbook and ADIF Files.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.016

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file.  It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software.  If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation.  You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.  Make sure you have the latest firmware on your radio!

Changed in 1.010: A new spectrum broadcast feature has been added.  This allows broadcasting of spectral data to N1MM+ Contest Logging Software.  You can see this here:

Win4YaesuSuite + N1MM+ Spectrum

Fixed in this release:

Import and export of P-L and P-U memory channels (100-117) has been corrected.

Fixed an error in the FTDX-3000 menu

Some general fixes.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.010

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file.  It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software.  If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation.  You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.  Make sure you have the latest firmware on your radio!

Known Issues:

Import of P-L and P-U memory channels (100-117) currently has an error.  This will be fixed on return from my holidays (August 1, 2017).

Changed in 1.010:

  • Fixed an error with the RF Power adjustment and status for the FTDX5000 and FTDX9000.
  • Fixed an issue with the mic equalization.  Using the processor switch at the radio is now displayed in Win4Yaesu exactly as on the radio.  The button will flash if the corresponding equalizer is not enabled.  However, pressing the MIC EQ button in Win4Yaesu will turn on and off the Mic equalization using the EQ parameteric equalizer.  To use the speech processor with the P-parametric equalizer, click the Proc check box.

Preparation of the Radio

1) Go into the menu of the radio and find the entry for CAT SELECT. Set this to USB for the built in USB interface or RS232 for other serial devices.

2) Go to the menu entry CAT RATE and set this to 38400bps.

3) Go to the menu entry CAT RTS and select DISABLED.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.008

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file.  It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software.  If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation.  You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.  Make sure you have the latest firmware on your radio!

Changed in 1.008:

  • Full import and export of the Yaesu Frequency memories is now possible.
  • Added automatic checking for new releases.  This is now an option in the Tools Settings User preferences.
  • Fixed an issue with updating programmable scanning memories
  • Update the control screen to better identify messages vs memories.

 

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.006

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file.  It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software.  If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation.  You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.  Make sure you have the latest firmware on your radio!

Fixed in 1.006:

  • Computers with non-English Windows were not running due to certain error checking commands not being available in English.  This has been updated so that normal error checking still occurs.
  • The Yaesu FTDX-5000 development computer had an out of date firmware which resulted in the Equalizer not working correctly.

 

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.004

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file.  It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software.  If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation.  You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.

Fixed in 1.004:

  • Computers with non-English Windows were not running due to certain commands not being available in English.  This has been fixed.
  • A rare error occurred due to two threads accessing the serial port at the same time due to a missing command.

 

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.000

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file.  It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software.  If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation.  You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.

 

System Requirements

Operating System: Windows 10 x32 and x64 Windows 7 x32 and x64, Vista x32 and x64. Windows 8.  It works with Windows XP but it is not possible to support it.
Monitor: 1600×900 minimum, 1920×1080 recommended.
Hardware: Minimum 2 GHz Core i3 2-core processor with 4GB ram.