[chirp_users] UV5R

Sarge ex 7thAF 0101.smd at gmail.com
Thu Aug 28 08:57:14 PDT 2014


I have complied with all of your good tips. I guess this radio just dont
like Thursday. I have noticed that the red light comes on but goes out
before Chirp can work. Then I get the error message about the radio.


On Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 10:27 AM, Todd Bloomingdale <tbloomingdale at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Sarge,
>
> Most communications issues between the radio and computer is the USB cord
> drivers. If you have the FTDI chip branded cord it should be a plug and
> play, as windows installs the drivers and most time it installs a correct
> driver for that. Now if you are using a off brand or most times counterfeit
> prolific chipped cord, with that I reccommend to reinstall the prolific
> 3.2.0.0 driver. Here is detailed instructions from the great site
> miklor.com site for windows and mac.
> http://www.miklor.com/COM/UV_Drivers.php
>
> Also it is recommended once you have the correct driver installed, is to
> use the same usb port each time. The driver will not follow the cord if you
> bounce around usb ports. Hope this helps. let me know your results.
>
> Todd Bloomingdale
> ​-KC9LOX​
>
> Tomah, WI
>
>
> On Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 10:12 AM, Sarge ex 7thAF <0101.smd at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> New Troop here. I am very glad there is a Chirp.
>>  This UV5R is driving me up the walls. It took me awhile to get it
>> programming with but then started working good. Then later it refused to
>> program as it was working. I think it had something to do with shutting
>> down my pc. Worked hard with many different trys and finally got
>> programming working again seeminglt by deleting then reinstalling Chirp.
>> Now programming has stopped working again. Says radio will not respond.
>> So,deleted Chirp and reinstalled. That didnt work this time.
>>   Any advice much appreciated!
>>    Thanks in advance,
>>
>> --
>>
>> --
>> Sarge KE5YPB, Lickskillet, Texas
>>   "All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing."
>> " Lets Roll " ---- Todd Beemer--- 9/11/01 ---  American Hero
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Sarge KE5YPB, Lickskillet, Texas
  "All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing."
" Lets Roll " ---- Todd Beemer--- 9/11/01 ---  American Hero
Are you going to take a stand to help America in 2016 ?
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