The West Mountain Radio RIGblasters series
provides the easiest way to properly connect your radio to your computer's sound
card so that you may operate using any present or future ham radio sound card
software. RIGblasters are compatible with almost every radio and every sound
card equipped computer. It is easy to adjust the audio to any radio's mic.
input. Opto-isolators are used to the fully isolate computer ground circuit
(other interfaces require extra ground screws, extra wires and extra cables to
eliminate ground loops). All required cables are included for easy hook up using
fully isolated audio and computer keying circuits. Effective RFI suppression
eliminates RF in the audio. Positive and fully automatic PTT control or VOX
operation is available. This is a quality product, supplied in sturdy 1/16 inch
aluminum cases, powder coat painted and silk screened (no plastic pill boxes,
sharp edges or plastic coated metal). Double sided 1/16 inch fiberglass plated
through, solder masked and silk screened printed circuit boards are used.
Commercial quality mini toggle switches are featured (no cheap slide or push
switches). Stainless steel black anodized hardware is included.
The current RIGblaster "Plus" model
additionally features true keyed Morse and true FSK RTTY.
The RIGblaster Plus comes with a 120 VAC power supply, cables, instruction
manual and software CD. The supplied cables support standard 8 pin or RJ45 mic
connectors.The supplied CD updates most Windows ham radio sound card program. It
includes freeware for almost every mode including but not limited to: PSK31,
Packet, FSK441, MFSK16, Hellschriber, AMTOR, PACTOR I, MT63, CW, RTTY and SSTV.
The RIGblaster Plus USB version
supports either a serial or a
USB port and comes with a USB cable.