Computer Automation Technology

CAT-700 Firmware History Report

Version Date Description
1.01 May 11, 1998 1) CAT-700 released to production.
1.01 June 11, 1998

1) Dip Switch configuration changed as follows:
DIP SW #1 = COR #1 Polarity
DIP SW #2 = CTCSS #1 Polarity
DIP SW #3 = COR #2 Polarity
DIP SW #4 = CTCSS #2 Polarity

2) CTCSS override channel (#4) was not working when COR proceeded CTCSS to override DTMF access.

3) With repeater at rest, first keyup was not triggering the Long ID.

1.02 Oct 10, 1998

1) Link input was not responding whenever the PL override channel was active.

2) Chip Select to the voice chip lengthen in time. Config 0 byte.

3) Courtesy beep was not changing between main port and link port.

2.00 Apr 1, 1999 1) Kenwood radio support removed & rework.
2.10 Feb 15, 2001

1) Support for the Doug Hall RBI-1 Kenwood Radio interface unit added.

2) Zone 2 channel 3 activated. Regenerates DTMF out port #2 instead of port #1.

3) DVR track serial transmission corrected to match the CAT-1000 and CAT-300. This change was necessary for the new DR1000.

4) Added PTT and a voice delay when calling voice mess and DVR tracks directly from the scheduler.

5) Corrected the CW buffer, if empty, causing the transmitter to remain on if a CW message is called.

2.11 June 4, 2001

1) Fixed courtesy tone erase via DTMF.

2) Fixed entry problem with entering a zero inter-digit courtesy tone delay.

3) Fixed problem with final ID in CW whenever both ID voice messages OFF.

2.12 Oct 2, 2001 1) Zone 2 Channel 6 added. Courtesy Tone Enable.
2.20 Feb 2, 2002

1) ICOM HF support added.

2) Fixed macro calls whenever Zone 1 Channel 1 is OFF.

2.21 Mar 8, 2002 1) Front panel light display added.
2.22 June 7, 2002 1) New macro command "7003" was added to voice the repeater and link status to the user over the LINK ONLY port.
2.22A June 22, 2002 1) Fixed the DTMF muting tones being generated while in the programming mode. This was causing a problem when playing the CW ID.
2.22B Aug 10, 2002 1) Enhancement to the macro command programming procedures.
2.22C Jan 29, 2003

1) Added "100 Hz" to the HF frequency read back.

2) Added to the HF loop a drop of PTT#2 whenever DTMF from Port #1 is detected.

3) After a CRT upload, zone channels within processor were not being updated.

2.22D Aug 21, 2003 1) CW ID was not firing within the HF master loop while in the monitoring of HF only mode.

Please contact the factory (954-978-6171) for update request.