[chirp_users] Chirp IndexError

Dan Smith dsmith at danplanet.com
Wed May 4 16:23:08 PDT 2011

> After a few minutes, an error popup reports "An error has occured,
> ord() expected a character, but string of length 0 found". Here's the
> entire console stack trace:

That sounds like either (a) you're not using the right device for that 
serial port, or (b) the connector isn't fully seated into the radio and 
thus you're getting no data through.

You might open a serial console on that device.  At any baud rate, you 
should see an echo of every key you type.  If local echo is enabled in 
your terminal, then you'll see double.

If you keep the terminal at 19200 baud and hit the clone TX button on 
your radio, you should see it fire "AH021" or something similar to the 
terminal.  If it doesn't, then you know that it's between your machine 
and the radio somewhere and not CHIRP-related.

Dan Smith

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