[chirp_users] Yaesu FT-8000

Jackson Pemberton jacksonpemberton at gmail.com
Sun Jul 23 14:04:28 PDT 2017


I have no problem programming the FT-8900 using Valley Enterprises Taesu USB FT-7800 FTDI cable on my old Mac laptop.

W7VMK

> On Jul 23, 2017, at 1:43 PM, Kenneth Strom VA3KRS <VA3KRS at live.ca> wrote:
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> Which CHIRP Program will work on the Yaesu FT-8000?  Both the FT-7800/8900 nor FT-8100 will not work although the latter is the same radio model with a detachable front control head.
> 
> Kenneth Strom  VA3KRS
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> FT-2900 programming
> 
> I had no success getting CHIRP to read the radio...looks like its not
> communicating with the rig.
> I am using Prolific 2303 with dedicated driver Windows XP and cable pin-out
> are correct. My unit is a FT-2900 but the CHIRP dropdown shows FT-2900R -
> FT-1900R could this be the issue?
> 
> 73's
> Eric
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> > Greetings,
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> > I have a Yaesu FT-2900 and was wondering if CHIRP is likely to include it
> > in the already great list of radios?.....or if the is a variant already
> > listed that will work with the 2900.
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> > 73's
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> > It is already supported. The FT-1900 and FT-2900 share a driver.
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> > Chris,
> > KG7QCP
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> > On Jul 21, 2017 1:08 PM, "Eric Chopin" <echopin27 at gmail.com <mailto:echopin27 at gmail.com>> wrote:
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> > > Greetings,
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> > > I have a Yaesu FT-2900 and was wondering if CHIRP is likely to include it
> > > in the already great list of radios?.....or if the is a variant already
> > > listed that will work with the 2900.
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> > > 73's
> > > Eric
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> Try rolling your Prolific driver back to 3.2.0.0.
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> Jardy Dawson
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> On Jul 22, 2017, at 21:39, Eric Chopin <echopin27 at gmail.com <mailto:echopin27 at gmail.com>> wrote:
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> FT-2900 programming
> 
> I had no success getting CHIRP to read the radio...looks like its not communicating with the rig.
> I am using Prolific 2303 with dedicated driver Windows XP and cable pin-out are correct. My unit is a FT-2900 but the CHIRP dropdown shows FT-2900R - FT-1900R could this be the issue?
> 
> 73's
> Eric
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> > Greetings,
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> > I have a Yaesu FT-2900 and was wondering if CHIRP is likely to include it
> > in the already great list of radios?.....or if the is a variant already
> > listed that will work with the 2900.
> > 
> > 73's
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> > From: Chris Fosnight <chris.fosnight at gmail.com <mailto:chris.fosnight at gmail.com>>
> > Subject: Re: [chirp_users] Yaesu ft-2900
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> > It is already supported. The FT-1900 and FT-2900 share a driver.
> > 
> > Chris,
> > KG7QCP
> > 
> > 
> > On Jul 21, 2017 1:08 PM, "Eric Chopin" <echopin27 at gmail.com <mailto:echopin27 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > 
> > > Greetings,
> > >
> > > I have a Yaesu FT-2900 and was wondering if CHIRP is likely to include it
> > > in the already great list of radios?.....or if the is a variant already
> > > listed that will work with the 2900.
> > >
> > > 73's
> > > Eric
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> On Sun, Jul 23, 2017 at 12:39 AM, Eric Chopin <echopin27 at gmail.com <mailto:echopin27 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > FT-2900 programming
> >
> > I had no success getting CHIRP to read the radio...looks like its not
> > communicating with the rig.
> > I am using Prolific 2303 with dedicated driver Windows XP and cable pin-out
> > are correct. My unit is a FT-2900 but the CHIRP dropdown shows FT-2900R -
> > FT-1900R could this be the issue?
> >
> > 73's
> > Eric
> 
> When using a programming cable manufactured with an unauthorized copy
> of a Prolific chip with Windows XP you have to download, install and
> select the Prolific v2.0.2.1 device driver. The Prolific v3.2.0.0.
> device driver that Jardy mentioned would only be used for Windows
> Vista and newer.
> 
> >From what I can tell looking at the CHIRP driver for the FT-2900,
> FT-2900R is the USA version and FT-2900E is the European version. If
> you have an FT-2900E or an FT-2900 that has been MARS modded, it it
> not currently supported by CHIRP.
> 
> Jim KC9HI
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> Date: Sun, 23 Jul 2017 07:15:14 -0400
> From: Jim Unroe <rock.unroe at gmail.com <mailto:rock.unroe at gmail.com>>
> Subject: Re: [chirp_users] Yaesu ft-2900
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> On Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 4:03 PM, Eric Chopin <echopin27 at gmail.com <mailto:echopin27 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > Greetings,
> >
> > I have a Yaesu FT-2900 and was wondering if CHIRP is likely to include it in
> > the already great list of radios?.....or if the is a variant already listed
> > that will work with the 2900.
> >
> > 73's
> > Eric
> 
> CHIRP supports the USA version of the FT-2900 (FT-2900R). It does not
> currently support the FT-2900E (European version) or an FT-2900 that
> has the MARS modification.
> 
> Jim
> 
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