[chirp_users] Yaesy FT-2900r Cable now WORKING!

Al Cohan
Fri Dec 11 13:08:16 PST 2015

On 12/11/2015 12:00 PM, chirp_users-request at intrepid.danplanet.com wrote:

> Today's Topics:
>     1. Re: FT-2900r won't upload (Rich Cochran/AG6QR)
>     2. Re: FT-2900r won't upload (Dave ve3wej)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:14:43 -0800
> From: Rich Cochran/AG6QR <ag6qr at sonic.net>
> Subject: Re: [chirp_users] FT-2900r won't upload
> To: chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com
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> I wrote most of the FT-2900 driver, and I'll maintain it as needed.  It
> has been pretty stable for quite some time now, and I've had good
> reports
> from people who have used it, so I'm confident it's basically working,
> but there's probably room for improvement.
> Thanks, David, for the suggestion about the lock button.  I haven't
> tried that, and I'm away from my radio right now, but there may be
> something I can do to the driver to make it at least give a better
> error message when that situation is encountered.
> Al: If you can download from the radio, then your cable is almost
> certainly working.  Downloading requires communications in both
> directions.  There's a remote chance that the cable length,
> impedance, or some other analog characteristic is such that it's
> producing intermittent problems, but I doubt it.
> If it's not the lock issue which David suggested, then contact
> me off list, and send me the file you're trying to upload.  I'll
> take a look and see what I can discover.
> --Rich, AG6QR
> ag6qr at sonic.net

Rich and others on the list. Thank you for the responses. I do not know 
what I did - or what happened, but it is now working!

It could have been the lock button or something else, but probably my error.

Thank you all.


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