Icom 7300 MacLoggerDX Setup

K0PIR

I'm an Amateur Radio enthusiast. I love the hobby and experimenting with radios, antennas and software. On my YouTube channel I upload videos on the Icom 7300 and Icom 7610 along with Ham radio software programs. I hope to inspire people to try new things in Amateur Radio.

6 Responses

  1. Ronnie says:

    got it going, thanks for the assist

  2. Ronnie Brewer says:

    Mr Rex
    I want to set up my “old” iMac with DXLogger with icon 7300. I see the link to driver site but there are several drivers listed. can you tell me exactly which one i need? Looking forward to trying this log program

    • K0PIR says:

      Hi and thank you for commenting and thank you for the question.
      It depends on the cable you are using, but most use a USB cable so if that’s it, download the Silicon Labs driver.

      In MLDX the path is /dev/cu.SLAB_USBtoUART

      Okay?

      Rich, K0PIR

  3. Rex says:

    I have just connected my Macbook Pro to my 7300 and as soon as they connect I lose my audio and my spectrum scope narrows to the central 10-20% of the width. I would appreciate any suggestions to correct this

    • K0PIR says:

      Hi Rex,

      It’s great to hear from someone using a MacBook Pro. I haven’t tried one yet, but hope to some day soon.

      I am not sure if I understand you correctly. When it connects to MLDX does your FIL on the radio change? When it is FIL2 or FIL3 a bandscope on the computer (WSJT-X waterfall) will be very narrow. I use FIL1 and it is set to it’s widest. Hold down the FIL1 soft button until the Filter is displayed in the lower portion of the LCD. Touch the BW soft key and rotate the tuning knob until FIL 1 displays 3.6k. That’s how I use it in Digital modes.

      When it connects to MLDX does your mode change on the radio?

      When mine connects to just MacLoggerDX nothing changes on the radio. It stay at the existing freq., mode and FIL. If yours in changing when you connect to MLDX then possibly there is a setting in the MacLoggerDX>Preferences>Radio tab that is misconfigured. I would look at that.

      Please let me know more details when you can. I’m always interested in how these get resolved.

      BTW are you using a registered version of MLDX?

      Thank you for commenting and visiting the website.

      Best 73,
      Rich, K0PIR

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