[chirp_users] VX-7R

Brian b.smith at cogeco.ca
Mon Sep 8 15:08:33 PDT 2014



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> On Sep 4, 2014, at 11:57 AM, Rob Gowler <robgowler at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Thanks Pete.  I tried both of the serial drivers.  One of them I couldn't even download from radio.  I got this message:
> 
> An error has occurred
> 
> could not open port /dev/cu.usbserial-A703DDHC: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/dev/cu.usbserial-A703DDHC'
> 
> I tried the other driver that appears in the drop down menu again.  Chirp froze up again.  <Screen Shot 2014-09-04 at Sep 4, 9.53.40 AM.png> The radio went from cloning to just turning on instead of getting the error message.  I had to force quit Chirp.
> 
> These are the options I have:  <Screen Shot 2014-09-04 at Sep 4, 9.56.04 AM.png>
> 
> Thanks for your help.  Any suggestions?
> 
> Rob
> 
> 
> 
> 
>> On Sep 4, 2014, at 9:36 AM, Pete Mackie <pete at seaquest.com> wrote:
>> 
>> The FTDI provided serial driver you are using has an upload output buffer overflow bug. The FTDI serial driver output buffer overflow bug has always been there. Now though, Apple has improved the OS X 10.9 Mavericks security by detecting the FFTDI serial driver output buffer overflow bug by shutting down the CHIRP app during upload.
>> 
>> The good news is that Apple now provides a new built-in serial driver with OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Apple’s OS X 10.9 Mavericks serial driver does indeed work flawlessly. The fix for your problem is as-simplle-as 1-2-3, as follows:
>> Select Radio menu => Download From Radio menu item.
>> Within the Radio dialog (below), for the serial Port select Apple’s serial driver: /dev/cu.usbserial-A702RBLF 
>> Then click the OK button.
>> <Radio_and_CHIRP.jpg>
>> 
>>        Note:	you only have to select Apple’s serial port driver once. The Apple serial driver 
>> 		will be available for all future HT repeater memory data transfers.
>> 
>> Hope this helps.™
>> 
>> Pete
>> kg7ixu
>> 
>> 
>>> On Sep 4, 2014, at 7:39 AM, Rob Gowler <robgowler at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> HI all.
>>> 
>>> I had such good luck with the Chirp forum (Jim) helping me with my Wouxun I thought I'd try my luck with the Yaesu VX-7R.
>>> 
>>> I have an FTDI chipped cable.
>>> 
>>> I am able to download from radio without problem.
>>> 
>>> I can edit channels/freqs in Chirp, but I am unable to upload back to the radio.
>>> 
>>> The radio starts to go through the cloning process (upload), but it gets hung up about 3/4 of the way through the process (according to the chirp status bar).  The radio just says Clone error.
>>> 
>>> Chirp freezes up, and needs to be forced quit.
>>> 
>>> I am using a mac, 10.9.4 and a chirp daily build from about a week ago.
>>> 
>>> This radio is just a back up to my Wouxun at this point as my Wouxun's TX and RX are leaps and bounds better than my Yeasu!  
>>> 
>>> Thanks in advance.
>>> 
>>> Rob
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