[chirp_users] more help with Mac OS

Debbie Fligor n9dn at arrl.net
Fri Feb 11 04:55:57 PST 2011

On Feb 11, 2011, at 0:33, Dan Smith wrote:

> The two tabs share a single connection to the radio, of course, so they
> kinda fight for access while they're loading.  If you are only
> interested in the A side (for example), you can just hit Esc (or
> Radio->Stop) on the B side and the A one will finish more quickly.  You
> can always stop a big queued read by pressing Esc on the live radios.
> The idea is that it attempts to load the whole radio in the background
> while you're doing other things.  You can always make changes to the
> memories on the screen or load another range while it's filling in the
> background.  Anything done at the UI takes precedence over the
> background loading.

no problem, just wasn't sure if it was expected behavior.

>> I did have to add in KeySpan support again before it could bring up
>> the dialog box to set the com port.
> Hmm, that fall out somehow?  Or did we ever even have it in CHIRP?  I
> know it was in the D-RATS code…

We'd discussed you adding it just before Dayton last year, but things were hectic and I'm not sure you ever did.  I didn't download a new version since that one, so I don't know.  I can put in a feature request so it's on the list, it's definitely a 20 second mod.

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