[chirp_users] Has anyone successfully programmed a Kenwood TM-D700 with Chirp?

tom bailey kf7aet at gmail.com
Sun Feb 5 14:36:27 PST 2017


Rich...I just downloaded to CHIRP from my D700A.  I connect my radio
directly to a serial port at the back of my computer and when I start the
download I set the model number to detect rather than D700.

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On Sat, Feb 4, 2017 at 7:54 AM, Rich Holtman <rich.holtman at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you for relying Mike!
>
> What does it take to get the D-700 to cooperate?  I have a new USB-63
> cable from RT Systems, downloaded the driver first (and successfully), but
> I
> cannot download any data from the DM-700.  Com port is 8.  When downloading
> from radio, when I click 'OK', nothing happens at all.
>
> I don't know if this is a clue, but the second time I try to download, I
> get an error message "could not open port COM8: [Error 5] Access is
> denied."
>
> It's not like I am inexperienced, I have programmed 2 HT's my Kenwood TM
> V71-A
> dual band mobile successfully in the past on this computer.  Hoping to
> transfer those
> channels over through Chirp.
>
> Any ideas of things to try?
>
> Thanks again,
>
> Rich Holtman
> rich.holtman at gmail.com
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> On Sat, Feb 4, 2017 at 9:11 AM, Mike Rees <mikekd7cvj at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Rich,
>>  I have.  You connect to the RS-232 port.  You might need a gender
>> changer if using a straight serial cable. If dealing with USB get a Kenwood
>> specific cable with a FTDI chipset. The cable that RT Systems sells with
>> there software works perfect all the time.
>>
>> On Sat, Feb 4, 2017 at 8:00 AM, Rich Holtman <rich.holtman at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> 1) Has anyone successfully programmed a Kenwood TM-D700 with Chirp?
>>>
>>> 2) What cable did you use?
>>>
>>> 3) Does that cable connect to the 9-pin RS-232 on the radio, or the
>>> 6-pin mini DIN connector?
>>>
>>> Thank you,
>>>
>>> Rich Holtman
>>> KD9ANU
>>>
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>>
>>
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