Will CTR-BlueLync work with PC based programs?
Yes, CTR-BlueLync will work with many PC based radio control programs,
including Ham Radio Deluxe and 817 Commander. The only caveat is that the
program must be "Bluetooth aware", that is, it must
be able to detect and use Bluetooth virtual ports.
Programs written using older serial port libraries may not be able to detect
the presence of a Bluetooth port properly.
I have had success with BlueSolei, a
Bluetooth management program. This program create
virtual COM ports that connect to CTR-BlueLync devices and supports multiple
NOTE: The major difference with using
CTR-BlueLync on a PC instead of a Pocket PC is that you must establish the
Bluetooth connection FIRST on the PC, before you go on-line with your CTR
program. On the PPC the CTR program must establish the connection when you go