[chirp_users] Chirp on Android

RavenMaster ravenmaster at sapo.pt
Tue Nov 17 08:59:43 PST 2015


Every windows tablet works fine, it's windows.
Android is the point here.
As i said, we already have boat/plain tracking through SDR chips, we can 
use SDR itself, we can even program radios by Bluetooth commands 
(repeater book).
Chirp port to Android will be the tricky part for me.

Paulo a.k.a. RavenMaster

> I believe I tried it once on my inexpensive windows tablet. Chirp ran 
> fine, but I believe the prolific clone usb did not work with the 
> tablet. Now that I've installed win 10 on it, I'll try again. Maybe a 
> better quality usb would work.
>
> D. Buss
> KD9EBR
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gary Runningbear <runningbear2000 at gmail.com>
> To: Discussion of CHIRP <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
> Sent: Tue, 17 Nov 2015 10:47
> Subject: Re: [chirp_users] Chirp on Android
>
> Paulo, are you saying that it is not likely that software will never 
> be developed for Android? That would be quite disappointing if so. I 
> wonder are there any tablets that run Windows! would it work that way?
>
> On Nov 17, 2015 11:43 AM, "RavenMaster" <ravenmaster at sapo.pt 
> <mailto:ravenmaster at sapo.pt>> wrote:
>
>     Not really. You already have drivers for SDR, USB to RS232
>     adapters, and
>     so on.
>     It's just a matter of the type of radio (driver on cable or on radio)
>     and the driver used. If it recognizes it as an COM port, it should
>     work.
>     The software is the tricky part.
>
>     73,
>     Paulo a.k.a. RavenMaster
>
>     > Oh what fun it'll be to port CHIRP (written in Python) to either
>     Android/IOS.
>     > Biggest problem will be communicating between device and radio -
>     just
>     > like it is with Windows/OS X
>     >
>     > On 17 November 2015 at 16:29, Gary Runningbear
>     > <runningbear2000 at gmail.com <mailto:runningbear2000 at gmail.com>>
>     wrote:
>     >> Calling all app developers! Please, please develop some
>     software so that we
>     >> can use chirp with our Android phones and tablets so that we
>     can take
>     >> massive programming of the radios into the field where it is
>     needed the
>     >> most. Please! It would be so helpful to us. thank you.
>     >>
>     >>
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