I just bought the DB9 cable for my FT 950 and am wondering what freeware is the best for controlling the rig via my computer.
I have HRD and have used it with the FT 950 but I`m wondering if there is something else better out there.
DXLab supports your FT-950, and is entirely free. For a quick summary of features beyond the usual "logging, transceiver control, and spots", see What Makes DXLab Different?
Then take a look at Getting Started with DXLab
Reviews are here
. As you can see, the most common sentiment from users of other applications is "I wish I'd switched sooner".