[chirp_users] Serial Cable Required?

Tomas Mesta
Fri May 24 17:03:58 PDT 2013

OK this is not on the current topic but, what is going on with Windows 8 i
still can not get that cable to work with the chirp

On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 4:57 PM, Tom Hayward <esarfl at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 4:54 PM, Richard Dillman <ddillman at igc.org> wrote:
> >
> > I hope the CHIRP brain trust will forgive this most basic question from
> a new member:
> >
> > Is a serial programming cable required for use with CHIRP?
> >
> > I see that the logo is a DB9 connector and the program allows only a
> COM1 setting but I thought I'd ask anyway since I have only the USB cable
> for my Baofeng UV-5RA.
> >
> > Can anyone recommend a source for a serial programming cable for the
> UV-5RA?
> That USB cable you have has a USB-serial converter inside it. The
> radio actually speaks serial, so Chirp does too.
> Tom KD7LXL
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73 have a great day my friend
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