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Modem Kits for Icom & SGC Radios

The kits below contain all the cables, FairRite RF chokes, and information needed to connect a SCS PTC-IIPro/PTCIIex to your Icom or SGC Radio.

Modem Kit

Part Number

Kit Contents & Description

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Pro-700

7500

Exclusively for the Icom 700Pro/710 series Marine radios. Kit includes: SCS PTC-IIPro with serial computer cable; 9090 Interconnecting cable, 8086 Frequency Control cable, 6 large FairRite snap-on RF chokes (for serial computer cable, interconnecting cable, frequency control cable ),and a free copy of Sailors' Quick-Start Guide to Sailmail/AirMail/WL2K.

New - automatic power adjustment during airmail setup setup using 8086 cable

Click here to add the Pactor-III upgrade from the Al-la-cart product listing below.


$1209 +  $25 Shipping, Handling, & Insurance*
 

 

Pro-802
 

7502

Configured for the Icom 802. Kit includes: SCS PTC-IIPro with serial computer cable; 9090 Interconnecting cable, 8083 Frequency Control cable, 6 large FairRite snap-on RF chokes (for serial computer cable, interconnecting cable, frequency control cable), & a free copy of the Sailors' Quick-Start Guide to Sailmail/AirMail/WL2K.

New - automatic power adjustment during airmail setup setup using 8083 cable

Order your Pactor-III upgrade from the Al-la-cart product listing below.


$1204 + $25 Shipping, Handling, & Insurance*
 

 

Pro-2000

7520

A kit for the SGC-2000. Kit includes: SCS PTC-IIPro with serial computer cable; & 8083 Frequency Control cable, 6 large FairRite snap-on RF chokes (for serial computer cable, interconnecting cable, & frequency control cable), & a free copy of the Sailors' Quick-Start Guide to Sailmail/AirMail/WL2K
Note: The SGC has a wire terminal strip to which an unterminated interconnecting cable (included with the PTC-IIPro), is connected.

Order your Pactor-III upgrade from the Al-la-cart product listing below.


$1165 + $25 Shipping, Handling, & Insurance*
 

 

Pro-706/718

7506

The Pro-706 kit is designed for the Icom 706MKIIG & 718. The kit includes: SCS PTC-IIPro with serial computer cable; 9095 Interconnecting cable, 8081 Frequency Control cable, 6 large FairRite snap-on RF chokes (for serial computer cable, interconnecting cable, & frequency control cable), & a free copy of the Sailors' Quick-Start Guide to Sailmail/AirMail/Winlink 2000.

Order your Pactor-III upgrade from the Al-la-cart product listing below.


$1204 + $25 Shipping, Handling, & Insurance*
 

 

Pro-FT

7517

Configured for the Yaesu FT-817/857/897, the Yaesu Pro-FT kit includes: SCS PTC-IIPro with serial computer cable; 8120 Yaesu Interconnecting cable, 8130 Yaesu Frequency Control cable, 6 large FairRite snap-on RF chokes (for serial computer cable, interconnecting cable, & frequency control cable), & a free copy of the Sailors' Quick-Start Guide to Sailmail/AirMail/Winlink 2000.

Order your Pactor-III upgrade from the Al-la-cart product listing below.


$1204 + $25 Shipping, Handling, & Insurance*
 

 


Ex-700

7400

The Ex-700 kit is designed for most ICOM radios. It works with a host of  Icom radios including the 700Pro, 710/710RT, 802, 756Pro, 756ProII, 735. The kit includes: SCS PTC-IIex with serial computer cable; 9090 Interconnecting cable, 4 large FairRite snap-on RF chokes, & a free copy of the Sailors' Quick-Start Guide to Sailmail/AirMail/Winlink 2000.

Order your Pactor-III upgrade from the Al-la-cart product listing below.


$802 + $23 Shipping,
Handling, & Insurance*

 

Ex-2000

7420

Designed for the SGC-2000, the Ex-2000 kit uses the manufacturers  interconnecting cable to connect the SCS PTC-IIex to a SGC-2000. The Ex-2000 kit consists of a SCS PTC-IIex, four large Type-31 FairRite snap-on RF chokes to go on the ends of the serial and interconnecting cables, & a free copy of the Sailors' Quick-Start Guide to Sailmail/AirMail/winlink 2000.

Order your Pactor-III upgrade from the Al-la-cart product listing below.

 

$763 + $23 Shipping,
Handling, & Insurance*

 

Ex-706/718

7406

The Ex-706 kit is designed exclusively for the Icom 706MKIIG & 718.  The kit includes: SCS PTC-IIex with serial computer cable; 9095 Interconnecting cable, 4 large FairRite snap-on RF chokes, & a free copy of the Sailors' Quick-Start Guide to Sailmail/AirMail/winlink 2000.

Order your Pactor-III upgrade from the Al-la-cart product listing below.

 


$802 + $23 Shipping,
Handling, & Insurance*

 

USB to Serial Adaptors

Unlike the no-name adapters sold by big-box retailers that work on some computers and don't work on others, the Edgeport USB/Serial adaptors consistently work on all Windows computers.

Edgeport-1
USB to 2-Serial Port Adaptor

Edgeport-1

Special Purchase*
Availability limited to quantity on hand

This is the USB/Serial adaptor that works! Not all adaptors with with all computers, but we have yet to find a computer running Windows 98SE or newer version that the Edgeport-1 wouldn't work on. Easy installation instructions and the latest Windows driver included.


$33 + $7.00 Shipping*

 

Edgeport-2
USB to 2-Serial Port Adaptor

Edgeport-2

Special Purchase*
Availability limited to quantity on hand

Do you have a newer laptop that doesn't have a serial port? If so the Edgeport-2 is just what you need to connect a Pactor-III modem and GPS to your computer. The Edgeport-2 comes complete with a USB cable and the latest WindowsXP & Windows98SE drivers. Powered thru the USB port, the Edgeport-2 doesn't require external power; just plug it into your computer, install the driver, connect the modem and GPS, and you're done!

$65 + $12.00 Shipping*

 

Edgeport-4
USB to 4-Serial Port Adaptor

Edgeport-4

Special Purchase*
Availability limited to quantity on hand

Four serial ports in a single box. Perfect for PTC-IIex users who need three or more com ports; one to connect to the modem, one to control your Icom M-710/802, and one for GPS input. The Edgeport-4 comes complete with a USB cable and the latest WindowsXP & Windows98SE drivers. Powered thru the USB port, the Edgeport-4 doesn't require external power; just plug it into your computer, install the driver, connect your modem, GPS, and Icom radio and you're done!

$115 + $12.00 Shipping*

 

* DockSide Radio can offer these Edgeport adaptors at a low price because they are new surplus. They do not carry a manufacturers warranty; however, DockSide Radio will either replace any unit that fails within thirty days from the date of purchase,  or refund the purchase price (shipping charges not included).

A La Carte Product Listing

The SCS PTC-IIPro and PTC-IIex come with cables; one end is unterminated, and the other end is terminated with the appropriate DIN connector for plugging into the modem. If you're good soldering small wires to small 8-pin & 13-pin DIN plugs and have the appropriate terminating connectors on hand (many radios come with a DIN connector for their accessory connection,  then you can save money by constructing your own interconnecting and control cables.

Item Part # Description Add to Shopping Cart

The Sailors Quick-Start Guide
To
Sailmail / AirMail / Winlink2000

Second Edition

by

Gary Jensen

2005 DockSide Radio

- Second Edition -
The Sailors' Quick-Start Guide to Sailmail, AirMail, winlink 2000

 

7000

Written for the beginning user, this guide covers the basics of Sailmail. Starting with finding and downloading the software, the Quick-Start Guide takes you step-by-step through the installation and configuration process, and on to sending and receiving e-mail. Addresses advanced issues such as requesting and downloading synoptic weather maps and forecasts, GRIB files, propagation forecasting/station frequency selection, receiving e-mail while away from your boat, and troubleshooting.

$13.95 + $1.75 Shipping*

 


PTC-IIPro

PTC-IIPro Radio Modem (TNC) by SCS.

3020 The cadillac of radio modems, German engineering and design give the SCS PTC-IIPRO Pactor-II and Pactor-III** performance unsurpassed by any other radio modem in the market. When connected to computer controllable radios, station/frequency selection and offset is accomplished  with a single keystroke, making Weather FAX and e-mail frequency selection a breeze.

Two cables are required for connection to Icom marine transceivers; the 9090 interconnecting cable, and either the 8081 control cable for connection to the Icom M700/710 series of marine radios, or the 8083 control cable for connection to the new Icom M802.

** Pactor-III requires firmware license upgrade. 

$1099.00 + $20.00 Shipping*

 

PTC-IIex

PTC-IIex Radio Modem (TNC) by SCS.

1040 Ideal for the budget-conscious cruiser, the lower cost SCS PTC-IIex supercedes the SCS PTC-IIe.  Offering the same  unmatched Pactor-II & Pactor-III** performance, cost reduction is achieved primarily by excluding the radio control capabilities offered in the SCS PTC-IIPro, and removing the ten character dot matrix display & associated circuitry from the design.

One connection cable, the 9090 interconnection cable, is required.

** Pactor-III requires firmware license upgrade.

$739 + $18.00 Shipping*

 

Pactor-III
 Firmware Upgrade License

Up to 5x faster than Pactor-II (4x real-wold measured speed increase under typical propagation & noise conditions).

9500 Save your ships batteries and free up your time. Increase the throughput of your SCS PTC-IIPro, SCS PTC-II, SCS PTC-IIe, SCS PTC-IIex four times over the speed of Pactor-II. Under typical band conditions when downloading the 20K WL2K Mobile Users file I regularly see an actual throughput of 13.3K per minute,  almost 4X the 3.8K per minute Pactor-II throughput speed. Less on-the-air transmit time saves battery power and gives you time for other cruising activities $150*

 

Shared Components

Interconnection cable extension.

8140 This two meter extension cable extends the length of the 9090 interconnecting cable used with the Icom M700Pro/710/710RT/802 One end plugs into the SCS PTC-IIPro/IIex, and the other end plugs into an end of the 9090 interconnecting cable. Perfect for installations where the modem and computer are located more than a meter away from the SSB.
$17.00 + $4.00 Shipping*

 

Genuine FairRite type 31 snap-on RF choke. Large size for snapping on to the computer serial cable,  interconnecting cables & the 8083 control cable.

7200 Every cable requires that a Type-31 FairRite snap-on RF choke be positioned on to the cable ends. Four 7200 Snap-on FairRites are required by  both the PTC-IIPro and SCS PTC-IIex. Fits the 8083 /8084/ 8120/ 8140 / 9090 / 9091 / 9095 / 9096 / 9097 cables.
$6.00 + $1.00 Shipping*

 

Genuine FairRite type 31 snap-on RF choke. Medium size for snapping on to Icom M-700Pro/710 frequency control cables

7210 The smaller size saves money Fits 8081 / 8082 frequency control cables for Icom 700Pro/710/710RT/706/706mkII/706MKIIG, and other Icom transceivers with CI/V jack.
$4.00 + $1.00 Shipping*.

 

PTC "Y" cable.  Works with the
PTC-IIPro/IIe/IIex

8060 SCS PTC "Y" cable is like adding a second port to your SCS PTC-IIPro/PTC-IIex. Usually used to pass GPS data through the modem to the PC where it is processed by application software like AirMail. $33.00 + $4.00 Shipping*

 

ICOM Cables

Frequency control cable for the ICOM M-700/710/710RT, and Ham  transceivers like the 706/706MKII/706MKIIG/718/756 & others transceivers with a CI/V jack.

8081 This 1.5 meter long cable provides computer control capabilities by carrying frequency setting data between the radio and the SCS PTC-IIPro.
$30.00 + $4.00 Shipping*

 

Custom length version of the 8081 frequency control cable (up to 25-feet), designed for the Icom
M-700/710/710RT, and Ham  transceivers like the 706/706MKII/706MKIIG/718/756 & others transceivers with a CI/V jack.
8082 Designed for custom installations, this longer version of the 8080 Frequency control able can be made up to 25-feet in length.  $40.00 + Shipping*
Call with your length requirement.
Icom M-700/710/710RT/802 radio to SCS PTC-IIPro/IIe/IIex interconnecting cable (also fits most Icom HF Ham Transceivers except 706 & 718). 9090 Terminated to fit the Icom 700/710/710RT/802, this cable supplies key interconnecting signals and +12VDC power between the radio and either the SCS PTC-IIPro or SCS PTC-IIex.
$39.00 + $4.00 Shipping*

 

Twelve-foot version of the 9090 interconnecting cable (up to 25-feet), designed for the Icom
M-700/710/710RT/802.
9091 Terminated to fit the Icom 706MKII/MKIIG and the 718, this 12-foot cable supplies key interconnecting signals and power between the radio and either the SCS PTC-IIPro or SCS PTC-IIex.
$55.00 + $5.00 Shipping*

 

 Custom length version (25-feet max.) of the 9090 Interconnecting cable , designed for the Icom
M-700/710/710RT/802.
9092

Call with your length requirement.

Custom design your installation. This longer version of the 9090 Interconnecting Cable can be made on any length up to 25-feet. 
Note: Longer cables require large snap-on FairRite RF chokes (part # 7200) be placed one on each cable end, and at four foot intervals along the cable).

$65.00 + $8.50 Shipping*

Icom 706MKII/MKIIG/718 Radio to Modem interconnecting cable. 9095 Terminated to fit the Icom 706MKII/MKIIG and Icom 718, this custom cable supplies key interconnecting signals and power between the radio and either the SCS PTC-IIPro or PTC-IIex.
$39.00 + $4.00 Shipping*

 

M-700/710/710RT/RS232 Control cable. Perfect for PTC-IIex owners. Now automatically set the transmit  power level and station frequency of your M-700 series radio (requires an available serial port). 7100 Perfect for PTC-IIex owners. Automatically set the transmit  power level and station frequency of your M-700 series radio (requires an available serial port).  Need an additional serial port - No problem.  Add serial ports with an Edgeport-2 or Edgeport-4 USB/Serial adaptor listed above. TBD
Icom 802 or SGC-2000 radio to modem frequency control cable (6-foot). 8083

Designed to fit the Icom M-802 or the SGC-2000, this  6-foot long cable carries computer controlled frequency selection data from the SCS PTC-IIPro and the Icom
M-802 or SGC-2000.


$30.00 + $4.00 Shipping*

 

Custom length version (25-feet max.) of the 8083 frequency control cable for the Icom 802 or SGC-2000 8084

Call with your length requirement.

Custom design your installation. This longer version of the 8083 Interconnecting Cable can be made in any length up to 25-feet.
Note: Longer cables require large snap-on FairRite RF chokes (part # 7200) be placed one on each cable end, and at four foot intervals along the cable).


$40.00 + $6.00 Shipping*

 

Kenwood Cables
Kenwood TS-440S/940S/950S Radio to the SCS PTC-IIPro/II/IIe/IIex interconnecting cable. 9096 Terminated to fit the Kenwood TS-440S/940S/950S, this cable supplies key interconnecting signals and power between the radio and either the SCS PTC-IIPro or SCS PTC-IIex.
$39.00 + $4.00 Shipping*

 

Kenwood TS-450/570/870/2000 Radio to PTC-IIPro/IIe/IIex interconnecting cable. 9097 Designed for the Kenwood TS-450/570/870/2000, this cable supplies key interconnecting signals and power between the radio and either the SCS PTC-IIPro or SCS PTC-IIex.
$39.00 + $4.00 Shipping*

 

Kenwood/Yaesu frequency control cable. 8080 This 1.5 meter carries frequency control signals from the SCS PTC-IIPro to Kenwood or Yaesu transceivers.
$30 + 4.00 shipping*

 

MFJ-1272B Microphone to TNC Switch 1272-B Ready to work with Kenwood and Alinco radios, the MFJ-1272B connects Pactor radio modems to radios that do not have an accessory jack on the back panel. Modified for using with a Kenwood TS-50.
 
Note: This product is carried a a convenience to our customers. The unmodified version is available directly from MFJ Enterprises for $39.95 + shipping and handling.

$50.00 + $10.00 Shipping*

 

Furuno 1503EM Cables

Furuno 1503EM to SCS PTC-IIPro/IIex/II/IIe Interconnecting cable. 9086 This cable has an 8-pin DIN connector on the modem end, and a 16-pin circular connector on the Furuno end. It carries data and transmit/receive signals between the SCS PTC-IIPro/IIex and the Furuno 1503EM transceiver.

$52.00 + Shipping*
(Call - Special Order Item)

Furuno 1503EM to SCS PTC-IIPro frequency control cable. 9088 This cable carries frequency control signals from the SCS PTC-IIPro to the Furuno 1530EM.  $72.00 + Shipping*
(Call - Special Order Item)
SGC-2000 Cables
SGC-2000 or Icom 802 radio to modem frequency control cable (6-foot) 8083 Designed to fit the SGC-2000 or the Icom M-802, this  6-foot long cable carries computer controlled frequency selection data between the SCG-2000 or Icom M-802 and the SCS PTC-IIPro. Order 8083 from Icom cable section
SGC-2000 or Icom 802 radio to modem frequency control cable (12-foot). 8084 The 8084 is a 12-foot long version of the 8083 frequency control cable. Order 8084 from Icom cable section

Yaesu Cables

Yaesu to SCS PTC-IIPro/PTC-IIex/PTC-II/PTC-IIe interconnecting cable. 8120 Designed for the Yaesu FT-897/857/817/100 this cable supplies the necessary interconnecting signals between the radio and the SCS PTC-IIPro, SCS PTC-IIex, SCS PTC-II, & SCS PTC-IIe.
$39.00 + 4.00 shipping*

 

Yaesu FT-817 radio to modem  Frequency control cable (6-foot) 8130 This cable carries frequency control signals from the SCS PTC-IIPro to the Yaesu FT-817 
$30.00 + 4.00 shipping*

F

Packet Radio

Packet Radio DSP Module. 2320 Used primarily by amateur radio operators, the 2320 DSP plug-in module adds 300/1200/9.6K/19.2K baud Packet Radio capability to the SCS PTC-IIPro and SCS PTC-II.
$130 + 15.00 shipping*

 

Packet Radio 9K6 cable. 8050 Connects the Packet radio port on the SCS PTC-IIPro or SCS PTC-II to the radio 9K6 port. The cable has a 5-pin DIN on the SCS PTC-II end, and a 6-pin mini-DIN on the radio end.
$39.00 + 4.00 shipping*

 

   

*Note: 7% sales tax will be added to sales within Florida.

PTC-IIPro/PTC-IIex International Shipping Surcharge

Australia

 

4010

Express Mail to Australia

Surcharge covers Express Mail charges, insurance, and special handling. It does not include any  Customs and/or clearing charges that may come due. All customs and clearing charges are the sole responsibility of the recipient.


$38 International shipping Surcharge

Bahamas

4020


Express Mail to The Bahamas

Surcharge covers Express Mail charges, insurance, and special handling. It does not include any  Customs and/or clearing charges that may come due. All customs and clearing charges are the sole responsibility of the recipient.
 

$45 International shipping Surcharge

Canada

4030


Express Mail to Canada

Surcharge covers Express Mail charges, insurance, and special handling. It does not include any  Customs and/or clearing charges that may come due. All customs and clearing charges are the sole responsibility of the recipient.


$23 International shipping Surcharge

Hong Kong

4040


Express Mail to Hong Kong

Surcharge covers Express Mail charges, insurance, and special handling. It does not include any  Customs and/or clearing charges that may come due. All customs and clearing charges are the sole responsibility of the recipient.

$40 International shipping Surcharge

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