[chirp_users] Once Again, Yosemite Has Broken CHIRP

Jim Unroe rock.unroe at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 13:36:06 PDT 2015

On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 10:00 AM, Pat Anderson <anderson5420 at gmail.com> wrote:
> When I first put Yosemite on my  late 2011 Macbook Pro, CHIRP continued to
> run fine to program my Baofeng UV-5R.  Then for no apparent reason, since I
> didn't change anything, all I could get was "The radio did not respond."  I
> am using the latest daily build of CHIRP.  So then I went to the net to
> research Yosemite and drivers and found the Terminal command to allow
> unsigned drivers to load and the command to load the kext for the driver
> that had been working.  This appeared to work for a while, I was able to
> download from radio and upload to radio, and I thought all was hunky dory.
> Then in a day or so, once again it stopped working.  Nothing I try works, I
> have tried all the various drivers on miklor.com, although they don't even
> mention Yosemite, they stop at Mavericks.
> I have a programming cable from cheapham.com, which I assume is a generic
> chipset, since it cost all of $8.  This cable works reliably on my 2006
> white Macbook and my 2006 iMac, both running Snow Leopard, so I can program
> my Baofeng with CHIRO, but I sure would like to be able to use my Macbook
> Pro. Is a new more expensive "genuine" FTDI programming cable going to fix
> the problem on Yosemite? Which one from which vendor?
> Thanks!
> Pat Anderson

I'm not a Mac user, but I have read posts recently that this $8,
signed driver is the solutions for cables with Prolific chips.


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