[chirp_users] "length 0" error DLing from FT-8900

Jardy Dawson jardy72 at yahoo.com
Wed May 13 13:28:14 PDT 2015

I had a problem with an FT-8800 that I could not copy and paste from left side to right side.  Had to use RT Systems then go back to CHIRP.

Jardy Dawson
WA7JRD Ham Radio

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> On May 13, 2015, at 12:00, Charles Boling <junk07+chirp at boling.us> wrote:
>> I'd start by viewing the history on ft7800.py in the repo.
> Note that the same problem exists with both the current daily and 0.4.0
> from over a year ago.  (Surely another FT-8900 owner would've reported a
> regression by now were it a universal problem! Are there any 8900 owners
> reading this that can confirm that CHIRP works okay with their rig?)
> The repo shows 3 changes (Mar 3/4/5 2015) including the one that created
> the "drivers" directory and moved all the radio files there out of the
> main dir.  The next change ("Fix style issues" -- mostly adding spaces)
> doesn't appear to have done anything nasty to the code.  The most recent
> change ("Use logging in drivers") just changed 3 instances of "print" to
> "LOG.info".
> I dropped back to the main chirp in the repo's web interface, but didn't
> see a way to show any entries before March 3rd. (It showed a page of
> entries, with no "older" or similar button.) The most recent tag was the
> 0.4.0 release, which took me back another year to March 2014, so I don't
> know how to view changes between 3/2014-3/2015.  Please forgive my
> ignorance there.
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