[chirp_users] FT-817ND Howto?
ksaves2 at sbcglobal.net
Sun Jan 22 14:57:26 PST 2012
That worked. Modified the .img and did the reverse. Got chirp ready to transfer the modified img file and hit the C button on the 817 and then did an upload to the 817.
Both units showed a progression during the transfer but there was no beep or any
indication the transfer was successful. Restarted the 817 and the rig was reset to the
baseline. Fortunately, I didn't have but 3 frequencies in it but all the parameters I had set are gone. I had the thing download from the rig just fine and I saved the .img file
but it won't write to the 817.
--- On Sun, 1/22/12, Dan Smith <dsmith at danplanet.com> wrote:
From: Dan Smith <dsmith at danplanet.com>
Subject: Re: [chirp_users] FT-817ND Howto?
To: "Discussion of CHIRP" <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
Date: Sunday, January 22, 2012, 2:07 PM
> Can anyone direct me to the howto for the 817? I tried putting my ND in
> clone mode as the source and clicked on chirp to read from but get a com
> error. I tried a rate of 38400 and 4800 on the ND with error indications
> from chirp.
You need to put the radio into clone mode, then go to Radio->Download,
choose Yaesu, FT-817ND, and then hit okay. Once CHIRP is waiting, then
hit the A key on the radio to start the transfer. I believe if you do
this sequence properly, it should work. I didn't write the driver, but
I've had no problems with it downloading.
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