Computer Automation Technology

ED-1000W Editor for the CAT-1000

The CAT Windows Editor offers a monumental break through in repeater controller programming. No endless string of DTMF tones to enter or confusing script files to write. Completely mouse driven, just point and click. Program codes, timers, voice messages and speed dial numbers. Schedule events, write macros and design custom courtesy tones without ever touching your computer's keyboard.

 

Voice Messages
A vocabulary list of 475 words carefully selected for amateur repeater operation is available to construct any of 40 different voice messages. Each message can be 31 words in length. Configure your repeater ID and announcements to suit your particular needs. Chimes, sound effects and salutations in a female voice are also included. From the base voice message display window, place the hand on the message cell and double click. The voice synthesizer editor dialog box window will appear. From the base voice message display window, place the hand on the message cell and double click. From the base voice message display window, place the hand on the message cell and double click. The voice synthesizer editor dialog box window will appear. Double click the letters, words and numbers in the voice word table.

 

Base Zones
The CAT-1000 has sixty-four remote control channels divided into groups of eight zones with eight channels each according to their function. These channels can be manually controlled through the repeater, telephone, or automatically controlled through the action of the scheduler. From the BASE ZONE window, place the arrow on the ZONE TAB of interest and click. The selected zone card will move to the front of the window and the enabled channels in that zone will appear with a check mark in the boxes. To change the status of a control channel in the zone, place the arrow in the desired box and click.

 

Remote Base Frequency
In the CAT-1000 memory, space is provided for the storage of forty remote base frequencies including repeater offsets transmitter power and CTCSS encoder/decoder settings. A remote base frequency load can be activated manually or automatically through action of the scheduler. To program a remote base memory location, from the remote base frequency window, place the hand on the frequency cell to be programmed and double click. The frequency position window will appear. Place the arrow in the frequency cell and click on the frequency numbers to advance the frequency to the desired setting. Place the arrow in the TX OFFSET box and click to select MINUS, PLUS or SIMPLEX offset. Place the arrow in the POWER box and click on the desired POWER setting. Place the arrow in the CTCSS box and click to select ON. Place the arrow in the CTCSS cell and click on the CTCSS tone frequency numbers to advance the CTCSS tone frequency to the desired setting. Click OK to return to the REMOTE BASE FREQUENCY window.

 

Scheduler
From the SCHEDULER window, place the hand on the TIME cell and double click. The SCHEDULER POSITION window will appear. Place the hand on the COMMAND cell and double click. The KEYPAD window will appear. Use the keypad to enter the COMMAND and click OK. Place the hand on the SCHEDULED TIME cell and double click. Use the key pad to enter the time and click OK.

 

Control Codes
The control codes are from one to seven digits. From the REPEATER BASE CODE window, place the hand on the CONTROL OPERATOR PREFIX cell and double click. The KEYPAD window will appear. Use the key pad to enter a new control operator prefix code and click OK.

 

CAT COMM Communications Program
Included with the Windows Editor is a communication program especially developed to transfer the CAT-1000 controller's memory.

 

System Requirements
CAT Editor For Windows requires an IBM® or compatible PC, 2MB RAM, Microsoft® Windows 95, 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Win7 or Win8.

 

Ordering Information

ED-1000W CAT-1000 Editor Program For Windows: $69.00.