How to configure FL-Digi for Yeasu FT-897 in Linux


1 - Connect the the usb-serial cable, 


2- check with dmesg which tty ID is getting assocated to it, for example /dev/TTYS0

(note: if you remove and reinser the cable a different tty ID can be associated)


3- change device ownsership issuing a chmod 777 /dev/ttyXYZ (or open fldigi with sudo from command line)


4- open in fldigi

  • go to config->Radio->Hamlib
  • on top flag "use hamlib"
  • select Radio Yaesu FT-897
  • choose the proper serial and speed
  • flag "PPT command via Hamlib"

keep the other parameters  as per the presetting.