[chirp_users] FT-60 cable question

Eldon Griffiths eg.amberlabs at gmail.com
Fri Jul 11 08:48:34 PDT 2014


I have had good luck with this cable set. I have programmed a Yeasu 
FT-60, several Baofeng models, a Kenwood TH-F6 and a Wouxon UV8D with 
this cable using Chirp.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/6-in-1-USB-Programming-Cable-for-Baofeng-UV5R-A-Plus-UV-B5-UV-B6-BF-888-s-USA-/181175493791?ssPageName=ADME:L:OC:US:3160

Eldon

On 07/11/2014 09:22 AM, Dan Smith wrote:
>> When I talked to you at Seaside, OR you said to drop you a line and you
>> could tell me what cable to purchase to work on CHIRP, thanks
> Actually, what I said about the FT-60 was that I'm not sure which cable
> is best for that one because they all seem problematic. The problem
> seems to be that the jack on that radio is machined slightly differently
> from a regular 3.5mm one for some reason, and when I was writing the
> driver for it, I had to keep pressure on one side of it so it would make
> contact.
>
> Since Yaesu doesn't provide a cable for it (remember, it's clone-able,
> but not PC-programmable, according to them), I'm not sure what cable to
> recommend.
>
> I don't own one myself, but a lot of people here do. I'm sure we can get
> some good usage reports from the folks here that have one to recommend
> (or not).
>
> If there is a clear suggestion, then we should add it to the CableGuide
> page on the chirp site.
>
> --Dan
>
>
>
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