Rather Good Guide® to Installing and Configuring the Futaba Radio on the ALTA 6 and 8

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  1. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    I thought it might be helpful to folks who are not especially familiar with the Futaba 14SG transmitter and the R7008SB receiver, if there were a really detailed, step-by-step, guide to how to install the radio control system on the ALTA 6 and 8.

    The document is 51 pages long, just to give you some idea of the level of detail in it -- and the topic outline is shown below. EDIT: The file size is about 15 megabytes because of all the screen shots and images, so it may take a few minutes for the document to arrive in your email inbox.

    You can find the tutorial at http://rathergoodguides.com/tutorials.html

    It's available for free, but you can also set your own price if you feel that it has value for you -- I'm producing these only as a volunteer.

    Please let me know if you find the guide helpful -- but especially let me know if it is not helpful or there are errors of commission or omission in it.

    Andy

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    You are a gift to this community, my friend! :)
     
  3. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    Thanks, Steve. The envelope is in the usual place. :)

    Andy.
     
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  4. Jason Smoker

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    Hey Andy im trying to get this to work but all i never get the email to re-open it? i just get the one page document.

    i have checked junk mail never come can you have a look please
     
  5. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    Can you PM me (on this forum), your email address Jason and I'll email it to you directly. The file is 14.5 MB. If need be, I'll email back a link to the file in my Dropbox account so it won't go through the email system at all.

    Andy
     
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  7. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    Hey Jason, no need to PM. I can see your request to my server and it has your email address. What I don't know is why my server didn't respond. There's no trace of it having sent the email with the document.

    Andy
     
  8. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    Oh....I see a request from hotmail.com, but no matter. Let me figure out what's going on please.

    Thanks
    Andy
     
  9. Jason Smoker

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    no problems thanks
     
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    I finally got around to reading it thanks Andy there is new update for 14Sg you might want to update the file thanks

    14SG Software Ver. 7.0 (4.6 MB) - updated April 3, 2017
    Updated to multiple languages. Ver. 7.0 - English, Japanese, German; Ver. 7.0A - English, Dutch, French; Ver. 7.0B - English, Spanish, Czech; Ver. 7.0C - English, Russian, Italian. Also updated to be compatible with the SBS-01C Current Sensor and SBS-02A Altitude Sensor. Air Brake. Camber Mixing.
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  11. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    Thanks Jason. Does that update invalidate the instructions in the RGG, or are you just referring to where I mention the version of the software?
    (I'm still having an argument with my Mac Server....)

    Andy
     
  12. Jason Smoker

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    Yes the instructions in the rcg that 6.0 version is not there anymore this the lastest version
     
  13. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    OK. I'll change it up as soon as I can figure out what's broken on my Mac Mini server.....I think I've been "Mac OS upgraded" to a standstill. Sigh. I hate it when that happens.

    Cheers
    Andy

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