[chirp_users] Chirp on Android

David Evans kd7uch at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 09:10:23 PST 2015


I bought an old Acer netbook for next to nothing just for that purpose.
Runs Linux and chirp fine.

Thanks,
David, kd7uch at arrl.net
On Nov 17, 2015 11:03 AM, "Gary Runningbear" <runningbear2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Also if anybody is interested I found an 8 inch tablet I believe it was
> the runs Windows and Android both. I thought that was especially unique so
> I'm going to keep my eye on that one as well.
> On Nov 17, 2015 11:55 AM, "Kenneth L. Bechtel, II" <
> kbechtel at teamanti-virus.org> wrote:
>
>> Yes,  My Asus convertible runs chirp handily.  I’ve been using it for a
>> year now, and recently updated it to Win10, It supports my activities in
>> RACES/ARES as well as a Communications officer with the Local Search and
>> Rescue team.
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com [mailto:
>> chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com] *On Behalf Of *Gary
>> Runningbear
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:47 AM
>> *To:* Discussion of CHIRP
>> *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> 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> 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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