[chirp_users] Tim at Yaesu Tech Support warns against Chirp, recommends RT Systems products

Charles Stillman datademon at aol.com
Fri Oct 18 11:34:36 PDT 2013


Good point.  Many of us Mac users do set up a Windows partition via Fusion, Parallels, or another method. I have used that to run Icom's RS-91 programming software in the past. It worked fine, though not as convenient as Chirp running native on the Mac.

Charlie Stillman
KC1S


On Oct 18, 2013, at 5:45 AM, Wayne Ridley <ridleyww at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Whether the software has an effect on the Yaesu radios or not, the reality is, that for Mac users Chirp is the only solution since the RT software only works on Windows.
> 
> Works great so far on my VX-6R.
> 
> Wayne Ridley
> VE3LFB 
> 
> 
> 
> On Friday, October 18, 2013 4:49 AM, IZ3GME Marco <iz3gme.marco at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Charlie
> for your demo have a look to 
> https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1K4MDTZ2O4uV4kw10l3WukY_hrjr7kCAebdHX46ipqpE/edit?usp=sharing
> may be you can find useful material there but remember it's a little 
> outdated (last update was in may).
> 
> I think there's nothing I can add to the rest of discussion but let me 
> say that I programmed my ft817 and ft857 "hundred" times during 
> development of those modules and they are still alive.
> 
> 73 de IZ3GME Marco
> 
> 
> On 18/10/2013 00:18, Charles Stillman wrote:
> > I figured it would be all over the web if there were serious problems. I have no reason to doubt Tim's sincerity. Perhaps, someone involved with development could approach him to get more information about the supposed problems. I know if I had a problem, I'd be on this forum in a heartbeat.
> >
> > I'll be demoing Chirp at our next HAM meeting here in Seattle so need to do my due diligence about what I'm recommending!
> >
> > Charlie Stillman
> > KC1S
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