[chirp_users] NC Hams using chirp

Milton thecanesvenatici at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 10:42:18 PDT 2014


Just google USB to DB9. I buy stuff from Amazon and this will
probably do the job along with the 1799 cable

http://www.amazon.com/C2G-Cables-26886-Serial-Adapter/dp/B000067RVJ


On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 1:05 PM, dwayne rich <drichnews at gmail.com> wrote:

> so you are saying the only cable that will work with chirp and the IC-92AD
> is the icom cable that plug directly into the 92AD and has the RS232 end?
> Is there any RS232 adapter that will wor with this cable and chirp as all
> of my computers have USB ports and no RS232 port. Is there any hope that
> this will change in Chirp in the future so the OPC478 cable can be used?
>
> Dwayne
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 12:44 PM, Dan Smith <dsmith at danplanet.com> wrote:
>
>> > well the program tested the cable and said it is working just fine. I
>> > tested it both with and without the opc-1797 cable attached with the
>> same
>> > results. So that would seem to indicate a problem with the radio or
>> chirp.
>>
>> The cable you need to use with the 92AD would fail a loopback test
>> because it's not a looped cable. If that test passes, then I'd expect
>> you're using an OPC-478 and the bayonet adapter to connect it. If so,
>> that won't work with CHIRP. CHIRP talks to the 92AD in live high-speed
>> mode, which doesn't require going into clone mode, and which won't work
>> with the OPC-478.
>>
>> See the entry for the 92AD on the CableGuide page:
>>
>>
>> http://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/wiki/CableGuide#IC-91AD-IC-92AD-ID-1
>>
>> --Dan
>>
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