TimeCat Operation and Registration
TimeCAT is shareware. If you find this software to be useful, please register
the software by sending $10.00 to the following address:
LDG Electronics Inc.
1445 Parran Rd., PO Box 48
St. Leonard, MD 20685 USA
TimeCAT uses DTMF tones to set the time on a repeater using your HAM radio. The
unlock code, lock code and the test invoking code can be set in the Settings
Dialog. You can get to the Settings Dialog by clicking on the Configure button.
TimeCAT has two modes of operation. The mode is set using the buttons in the
upper left hand corner.
et Time and
est buttons to change the mode of operation.
In Set Time mode the software will delay for 2 seconds, turn on the
indicator to warn that the program is about to transmit a code (giving you a
chance to ready your microphone), then begin transmitting codes. It will
transmit the Unlock code, then delay to give the repeater a chance to respond.
It will then transmit the time string and delay once more, waiting for the
repeater to respond. Finally the program transmits the lock code and stops
In Test mode the software behaves a little bit differently. The software delays
two seconds, gives the Transmit warning, and then transmits the test string.
The repeater should respond with the test sequence. The test sequence is
Changing the Unlock/Lock and Test Invoking Codes
To change the default codes that are set by TimeCAT you click the Configure
button in the lower left hand corner of the main window. The settings dialog
will be displayed.
The Settings Dialog
TimeCAT will save the Unlock Code, Lock Code and the Test Invoking Code in the