[chirp_users] Dumb 8900 queary

Alvin Koffman ka9qlq at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 12:49:02 PDT 2011


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On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 2:05 PM, Dan Smith <dsmith at danplanet.com> wrote:

> > 1 how do you tell what port to use?
>
> I think you said you were using Linux.  If you're using a USB serial
> adapter, then you want /dev/ttyUSB0 (assuming you only have one
> attached).  If you're using the first real serial port, then you'll want
> /dev/ttyS0.
>
> Ok it's not showing an extra usb so I'll try ttyS0


> > 2 How do you set up the radio? I tried turning the rig on while holding
> > down on the left V/M as the book says, but nothing on rig shows
> "cloning".
>
> You do get the special multi-tone beep and then get dropped into the
> alternate set menu, right?  The cloning mode is the last one in the
> list, if I recall correctly.  That means a single turn to the left will
> get you there.  Then you have to press another button to actually reboot
> into the cloning menu and then yet another to put it into RX or TX mode.
>
> OK is the alternate set when you hold the V/m down while turning it on?

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