[chirp_users] Unable to read/write Wouxon KG-UV8D

Ron Wellsted
Thu Oct 27 01:32:01 PDT 2016

Hi Phil,

What version firmware does the radio have? (Press and hold the 3 key
while turning the radio on).  Mine (the one I developed the driver on)
 Sain Sonic
 Sain Sonic


On 27/10/16 06:30, D.J.J. Ring, Jr. wrote:
> Is there any part of the cable hiding something that's preventing the
> pins from going all the way in?  If so cut the outside of the rubber
> molded plug so it gets further inside and makes fuller contact.  I've
> heard this worked for some.
> David N1EA
> On Oct 26, 2016 5:05 PM, "Jim Unroe" <rock.unroe at gmail.com
> <mailto:rock.unroe at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     > RadioError: Failed to communicate with radio: ord() expected a
>     > character, but string of length 0 found
>     >
>     This says nothing was returned. Like I mentioned above, either the
>     2-pin plug is not making a good connection with the radio or the radio
>     is not recognizing the command to begin cloning. CHIRP can't work with
>     either condition. If it is the latter, you will have to capture
>     working factory programming software to find out what the radio is
>     looking for to begin cloning.
>     Jim KC9HI

Ron Wellsted
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