CT-17 (CI-V) equivalent Icom IC706 CAT interface (all versions) to allow remote control of your radio from your PC. It can be used as a stand alone interface or is ideal when used in conjunction with Digimode interfaces such as Signalinks and Rigblasters. The interface is compatible with a wide variety of Ham Radio Computer Control Software and is self powered from the RS-232 port of your PC. The interface is built within the 9 Pin D-Type Shell on double sided PCB and surface mount components. The high quality 2m cable is terminated in a 3.5mm CI-V jack connector and is provided with full set-up instructions. A version of the interface with hardware PTT control via the accessory connector is also available as are longer cable lengths of up to 5m. Check out my Icom Shopping Page.

Icom IC-706 CAT (CI-V) Interface Key Features
(For all versions of IC-706)

  • CONTROL/PROGRAM your Icom radio from your PC or Laptop
  • Full software compatibility with Ham Radio Deluxe, MixW, N1MM, TRX-Manager, and dozens of others that allow you to provide power via the RS232 port.
  • Works in conjunction with Signalink and RIGBlaster interfaces where they offer no CI-V control of your transceiver
  • Superior Performance to competing designs. The interface produces no measurable signal noise, is compatible with desktop PC's and Laptops and works at the highest baud rates that the radio's support. (See Interface Performance Page) 
  • Standard Cable Length is 2m but extra cable lengths available via Shopping Basket 
  • Connects between your PC's 9 Pin RS232 Port and the CI-V Connector on your radio and also comes with Hardware PTT option via the radio accessory socket.
  • Powered from your PC's RS232 port and so requires no additional PSU.
  • Works perfectly when used with a USB to RS232 converter if your PC has no RS232 port.
  • Designed to protect your Radio and PC from damage
  • Requires no additional Drivers for your PC. True plug and play.
  • Supplied with full Instructions to get you up and running with the minimum of fuss
  • Double Sided PCB in D Connector Shell and includes Hardware PTT Keying via CAT Cable. (See close up photo of shell internals)


    Standard Icom CAT Interface

     Icom CAT Interface with Hardware PTT

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