[chirp_users] Trying to program a Yaesu FT60R with Mac OS 10.12.2

John Schubert chirp at n6jes.us
Mon Jan 30 19:18:27 PST 2017

I have read numerous articles that say Apple did a total rewrite of the USB
driver for El Capitan. :-/  For me, updating to El Capitan, definitely broke
some USB devices, but not USB to chirp. You said "When I connect the programming
cable to my powered USB hub...". Were you using the hub when trying to program?
I would recommend connecting directly to the computer...


On 1/30/17 12:00 PM, Rick Rottman wrote:
> Message: 1
> Date: Sun, 29 Jan 2017 15:04:41 -0800
> From: Rick Rottman <rottman.rick at gmail.com>
> Subject: [chirp_users] Trying to program a Yaesu FT60R with Mac OS
> 	10.12.2
> To: chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com
> Message-ID: <559FCA15-12C7-4543-8095-39296F6E1F83 at gmail.com>
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> Hi,
> I am new to this and trying to program my Yaesu FT60R. 
> I have an iMac running OS 10.12.2 (Sierra).
> I purchased a 6 in 1 programming cable for the FT60R (among many other models) from Yihao Weiye Electronics Co. LTD, via Amazon.
> I have installed KK7DS Python Runtime R10 on my Mac.
> I have tried downloading a few FTDI drivers.
> I can install and open Chirp-daily 2016-12-20, but not chirp-daily-20170126.
> When I connect the programming cable to my powered USB hub, System Information recognizes it as:
> 	USB Serial Controller
> 	product ID: 0x2303
> 	vendor ID: 0x067b (Prolific Tech. Inc)
> 	version 3.00
> 	plus other info?
> I connect radio to computer via cable, power up radio into clone mode, select ?download from radio? (both with and without opening new file),
> then select Yaesu and FT60 from the popup menu, which lists the port as: /dev/cu.SLAB_USBtoUART.
> I push the PTT key for a second until my radio shows ?tx? then release.
> After a few seconds chirp gives me the message: ?An error has occurred, Failed to communicate with radio: Radio is not responding.
> I've tried this multiple times. Any suggestions or assistance would be much appreciated!
> Thanks
>  Rick Rottman

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