[chirp_users] Chirp as a "portable app".

Eugene enine at ninefamily.com
Thu Mar 23 12:35:35 PDT 2017

On 03/23/2017 03:10 PM, Tycen Stafford wrote:
> Speaking of portable CHIRP: Using the command-line chirp clone 
> (https://github.com/tylert/chirp.hg/ 
> <https://github.com/tylert/chirp.hg/> - same developers as CHIRP?) and 
> a Raspberry Pi I put together a really simple portable CHIRP updater.  
> I manage my CHIRP image file for my QYT-KT8900 mobile radio on my 
> laptop and save the files to a Dropbox directory.  Then, I shared that 
> specific image file and grabbed the Dropbox share link.  Next I 
> cobbled together a small script to run on the Raspberry Pi (runs out 
> of cron on reboot)  that does a wget of the latest image file from 
> Dropbox and runs the command-line chirp.hg - then shuts down. No 
> soldering or GPIO work needed.
I haven't tried the command line version but just bought the Raspberry 
Pi display so I can see how well CHIRP will run with the touch screen.

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