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

Tom Morris blueneon at gmail.com
Sun Feb 5 22:11:23 PST 2017


The 'D700 also supports realtime control. If you have any communications
issues, try a program that's supposed to give you realtime control - a
hamlib based tool like flrig or this funky satellite program
http://www.qsl.net/g6odt/sunsat.html
Either should be able to talk to the radio. If they do (at least to the
point of reading what freq you're on) you should be good to go on the
hardware side.

The related TM-D7A also has a funky thing you can use under Linux
http://www.qsl.net/ve7yjh/tkd7.html

On Sun, Feb 5, 2017 at 11:29 PM, Rich Holtman <rich.holtman at gmail.com>
wrote:

> HI Everyone,
>
> I believe you all are thinking in the right direction.  With the help and
> guidance of Mike Rees, I changed the Com Port to COM1 and Chirp is now
> working fine.  It is actually easy to change the COM port number in
> Windows.  Plus I learned of Kenwood's software MCP700 (Memory Control
> Program) which handles various settings that Chirp does not address in the
> D700.
>
> Thanks very much Mike for your time!
>
> Best regards and 73,
>
> Rich Holtman
> KD9ANU
>
> On Sun, Feb 5, 2017 at 9:08 PM, Not D'Arcy Cain <nbv87 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Rich,
>>
>>
>>
>> This might be a clue to a possible diagnostic test. Is it possible to
>> configure your USB cable to use a lower serial port number, say something
>> less than 4? And then give it a try? Good luck. I am no expert; just
>> repeating superstitious chants and rituals. 73.
>>
>>
>>
>> Chris KC9AD
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com [mailto:
>> chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com] *On Behalf Of *tom bailey
>> *Sent:* Sunday, February 05, 2017 6:53 PM
>>
>> *To:* Discussion of CHIRP <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
>> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Has anyone successfully programmed a
>> Kenwood TM-D700 with Chirp?
>>
>>
>>
>> I use com port 1...My computer doesn't have serial port on the
>> motherboard so I added an inexpencive serial port card.....
>>
>>
>>
>> KF7AET
>>
>> -tom-
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Point Roberts ACS
>>
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>>
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>> kf7aet at gmail.com
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>> kf7aet at winlink.org
>>
>> KF7AET
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Feb 5, 2017 at 6:16 PM, Not D'Arcy Cain <nbv87 at hotmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Tom,
>>
>>
>>
>> What com port did you use? I keep hearing a rumor that Kenwood doesn’t
>> like com port numbers above 4.
>>
>>
>>
>> Chris KC9AD
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com [mailto:
>> chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com] *On Behalf Of *tom bailey
>> *Sent:* Sunday, February 05, 2017 2:36 PM
>> *To:* Discussion of CHIRP <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
>> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Has anyone successfully programmed a
>> Kenwood TM-D700 with Chirp?
>>
>>
>>
>> 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.
>>
>>
>>
>> 73
>>
>> KF7AET
>>
>> -tom-
>>
>>
>> Point Roberts ACS
>>
>> THOMAS BAILEY-President
>>
>> 1969 PROVINCE ROAD
>>
>> POINT ROBERTS, WA  98281
>>
>> 360.945.0773 <(360)%20945-0773>
>>
>> kf7aet at gmail.com
>>
>> kf7aet at winlink.org
>>
>> KF7AET
>>
>>
>>
>> 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
>> cell 309-256-4272 <(309)%20256-4272>
>>
>> Unlimited text on VerizonWireless - text me!
>>
>> KD9ANU
>>
>>
>>
>> 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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