[chirp_users] What help is there for non-programmer to learn Chirp and Python for Icom IC-2800H

Tom Hayward tom at tomh.us
Wed Aug 26 16:12:41 PDT 2015


On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 1:48 PM, KB1ELE - Lee T. Davy
<kb1ele at leetdavy.com> wrote:
> All,
> I sent to developer as well but maybe ask here as well.
>
> I have a circa 2000 Icom IC-2800H with virtual box XP on OS X for CS2800.exe cloning software.
> I am sucessfully downloading to ubuntu KBOIQ on old MacBook Laptop (64 bit) and maybe older HP 1125nr Netbook.
> I have been able to get memory sized and names in browser with skip bits mapped.
> I also figured that the memory frequencies are really weird to see in browser as hex.
>
> portmon, ICF and screen capture of CS-2800 are completed.
> Also attempted same on Icom IC-V8 with CS-V8, portman
> but no success with Chirp detecting or fake outs.
>
> What I have learned is in code at end of message.
> What I haven't learned is how to display in Chirps UI or
> how to decipher Python flow.
> Where should I go from here ?
> Radio is NOT available for loan.
> Visits or local (01450, USA) mentors are welcome though.

This is the kind of thing we usually discuss on the chirp_devel mailing list.

Here are some other useful resources:
http://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/wiki/Developers (includes
link to devel list)
http://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/wiki/DevelopersAdd_a_Radio
(unfinished, but hopefully helpful)

Tom KD7LXL



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