[chirp_users] ATR-22/BF-888 issues

Jim Unroe rock.unroe at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 07:12:31 PST 2016


On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 10:46 PM, Bernard Kersefarutz
<bernardkersefarutz at gmail.com> wrote:
> First time posting on this subscription list.
> I'm fairly new to radio stuff, just got a handful of ATR-22s off of Amazon
> by Amcrest.
>
> I am trying to program them through the CHIRP software but to no avail.
> I keep getting an error message of "No response from radio"
>
> Here's the error in the debug.log
> [2016-11-30 19:28:00,760] chirp.ui.mainapp - DEBUG: User selected Baofeng
> BF-888 on port COM3
> [2016-11-30 19:28:00,792] chirp.ui.clone - DEBUG: Clone thread started
> [2016-11-30 19:28:00,792] chirp.drivers.h777 - DEBUG: download
> [2016-11-30 19:28:01,167] chirp.ui.reporting - DEBUG: Reporting exception
> [2016-11-30 19:28:01,167] chirp.ui.common - ERROR: -- Exception: --
> [2016-11-30 19:28:01,167] chirp.ui.common - ERROR: Traceback (most recent
> call last):
>   File "chirp\ui\clone.pyo", line 249, in run
>   File "chirp\drivers\h777.pyo", line 288, in sync_in
>   File "chirp\drivers\h777.pyo", line 187, in do_download
>   File "chirp\drivers\h777.pyo", line 109, in _h777_enter_programming_mode
> RadioError: No response from radio
>
> [2016-11-30 19:28:01,167] chirp.ui.common - ERROR: ----------------
> [2016-11-30 19:28:01,167] chirp.ui.clone - ERROR: Clone failed: No response
> from radio
> [2016-11-30 19:28:01,276] chirp.ui.clone - DEBUG: Clone thread ended
> [2016-11-30 19:28:01,276] chirp.ui.reporting - DEBUG: Reporting model usage:
> Baofeng_BF-888,download,True
> [2016-11-30 19:28:01,276] chirp.ui.reporting - DEBUG: Reporting exception
> [2016-11-30 19:28:01,276] chirp.ui.inputdialog - ERROR: --- Exception
> Dialog: No response from radio ---
> [2016-11-30 19:28:01,276] chirp.ui.inputdialog - ERROR: Traceback (most
> recent call last):
>   File "chirpw", line 67, in <module>
> AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'split'
>
> Would be appreciated if I could get some assistance.
> Thanks in advance!
>

My questions are..

Is the programming cable working (compatible device driver installed
in the case of a Prolific type chip)?

How do you know the ATR-22 is the same as a BF-888 (have you
programmed it with the Baofeng software)?

Jim KC9HI



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