[chirp_users] New Tech with Boafeng UV-5R and CHIRP software

Christy Cash
Sun Dec 7 20:16:01 PST 2014


Both suggestions worked well!

Updated my driver, changed ports, confirmed, re-booted, and all seems to be
working well...for now.  : ).  Hope it does the same next time I hook it up!

Appreciate your time,
Christy KE0CJO

On Sunday, December 7, 2014, Michael Hammel <mikeyjay2046 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> HI Christy,
> I remember having a simlar problem with my Garmin GPS when I first got it
> and was setting it up.  I called their tech service and he suggested
> changing ports, that sometimes, for no apparent reason a device will fail
> to read a port.  So, maybe, changing ports will work for you.  Also, I
> would try rebooting your PC as well.
> Hope this helps, Good Luck,
> MikeyJay, KM4FWT
>   On Saturday, December 6, 2014 8:37 PM, Christy Cash <
> swmngturtle at gmail.com
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','swmngturtle at gmail.com');>> wrote:
> Hi, and thanks for allowing me to join the group.
> I have been working on getting my CHIRP installed (and working) for
> several days now. Tonight, I FINALLY got everything to work, after trudging
> through many website, emails, and discussions.  I created a couple of
> channels as a test run and everything read from the radio and wrote to the
> radio with no problem.  I then went back into the program to start over and
> I got errors indicating the Port was no good.  I had not removed the cable
> or changed ports, or done anything differently. When I went into my Devices
> and Printers folder, there was a yellow warning sign stating there was a
> problem with the port.  But everything worked fine just seconds before
> that.  I'm sure I will have more questions, but after getting this far on
> my own, I'm at a loss, and hope to get some help.
> Thank you for your time,
> Christy KEØCJO
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