[chirp_users] Problems with Yaesu -- FT60 and FT-8800

Tom Hayward esarfl at gmail.com
Thu Jan 23 13:58:51 PST 2014

On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 1:27 PM, Basil Copeland <blcjr2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> windows, with a final error message saying something about being unable to
> "read echo" and then "bad cable?"

This error means that Chirp tried to send something out over the
serial port and didn't get a response. With Yaesu cables, everything
sent should echo back to the serial port, because the tx and rx lines
are connected together. The cause of this is usually, as reported, a
faulty cable or driver. My only other idea is that another program may
have been using the serial port when Chirp tried to access it. Was
Commander still open?


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