[chirp_users] Problem configured Sainsonic APR510 APRS with latest daily chirp

Tom Hayward
Sun Dec 13 10:41:58 PST 2015

Only one version of the AP510 firmware is supported by Chirp, and at this
point that version is a few behind. I'd recommend updating your AP510 to
the latest firmware and using the manufacturer's software to configure it.

Here's a link to the firmware:

If you're not a member there, I'd recommend joining. Lots of things about
the AP510 are not easily discoverable, and they're all discussed at that


On Sun, Dec 13, 2015 at 10:26 AM, Tim Miranda <tim.miranda at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi -
> I apologize if this has been asked and answered.
> I got my Sainsonic APR510 APRS device up and running today using the
> manufacturer's config software on my win7 laptop, but I heard that
> daily-20151212 version of CHIRP had support for changing the "settings" of
> this device, and since I love CHIRP, I thought I'd try.
> Unfortunately, no matter what combination of
> power-on/power-off/disconnect/connect, I couldn't get it to succeed when
> doing a Radio->Download from Radio.
> My com port is COM4, and I know that works with the manufacturer's web
> site, but when I try to Download From Radio with CHIRP, it appears to start
> the download, make it almost all the way through (according to the progress
> bar), but then a popup shows "An error has occured: '00'" and it fails to
> download.
> [image: Inline image 2]
> Any ideas?
> Tim
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