[chirp_users] Yaesu FT-7900R driver needed. I think :)

chirp.cordless at xoxy.net chirp.cordless at xoxy.net
Mon Mar 11 12:28:54 PDT 2013

Not quite my experience. Note I'm the author of the second link
below, under "Modify OS X driver". That's what I _ENDED UP_ doing,
because it amused me, and there were some small benefits, as that
post explains.

However, go back to earlier in that same thread, here:

You can get this working in a turnkey manner by loading the Mac
driver that RT systems provides. And BTW, I don't know where you
got your RT Systems cable, but it likely comes with a CD with the
Windows driver you need.

In the middle of that post is the link you want for the Mac driver:
and if you search around on that same support site, I think
you'll find the windows drivers. Here:

If you want more details, please read those two posts, and maybe
some more of that same thread.


On Mar 11, 2013, at 10:30 AM, "Tom Hayward - esarfl at gmail.com"  wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 10:20 AM, Apple //GS <apple2gs at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> Hello Dan  :)
>> The cable is CT29B Radio Cable:
>> CT29B Radio Cable:
>>  Product ID:   0x9e54
>>  Vendor ID:    0x2100
>>  Version:       6.00
>>  Serial Number:        RTWA39NN
>>  Speed:        Up to 12 Mb/sec
>>  Manufacturer: RT Systems
>>  Location ID:  0xfa123000 / 8
>>  Current Available (mA):       500
>>  Current Required (mA):        90
> RT Systems cables are designed to work *only* with RT Systems
> software. There are two options for getting this cable to work with
> any other programming software: modify your OS X driver, or modify
> your cable. I modified my cable (this is a firmware mod, no soldering
> required).
> Modify the cable's FTDI firmware:
> http://intrepid.danplanet.com/pipermail/chirp_users/2013-January/002988.html
> Modify OS X driver:
> http://intrepid.danplanet.com/pipermail/chirp_users/2012-September/002612.html

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