[chirp_users] Using Chirp with Icom V82

Dan Smith dsmith at danplanet.com
Wed Feb 1 18:32:30 PST 2012

> Is there anything special or sequence of keys needed to get Chirp to
> work with an Icom V82?

No, but you're doing one :)

> I put the radio into Clone mode and try reading and writing. I have hit
> the PTT to read and write. In every case Chirp says it cannot determine
> the radio model number and gives an error.

All Icoms can be controlled by the PC without user intervention. Just 
turn the radio on and plug it in, the PC will initiate the proper 
procedures and detect the model number.

Please see the relevent FAQ entries:


Note that the V8x driver doesn't (seem to) get much use, so you may run 
into trouble. Be prepared to help with a little debugging :)

Dan Smith

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