[chirp_users] Jingtong JT-5988HP

Mchsi tbkell at mchsi.com
Thu Mar 30 10:11:14 PDT 2017


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> On Mar 30, 2017, at 5:04 AM, Shon Edwards <sre.1966 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Thanks for all the help everyone!  I'll give it a try.
> 
> Shon R. Edwards, MA, AG (Czech Republic)
> Amateur call:  K6QT
> 1039 N 2575 W
> Layton, UT, 84041-7709
> USA
> Home phone:  (801) 444-3445
> E-mail:  sre.1966 at gmail.com
> 
> or
> 
> Shon Edwards
> 715 Strawberry Creek Private Rd.
> Bedford, WY 83112
> Cell:  (307) 248-2104
> 
>> On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 3:40 AM, Jim Unroe <rock.unroe at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 11:33 PM, Shon Edwards <sre.1966 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Sorry, I haven't used the site for several years and can't remember how to
>> > find whether Chirp works for a specific radio, in this instance a Jingtong
>> > JT-5988HP, a 12 W dual band HT, which I have a cable for, but have talked
>> > several times with the company and they seem to be telling me if I don't
>> > have Windows 7 or earlier, it won't work.
>> >
>> > Does anyone have any experience concerning this radio?
>> >
>> > Thanks in advance for any help anyone can offer!
>> >
>> > 73 de K6QT, Shon
>> 
>> The CHIRP home/wiki page has an extensive list of "Supported Radio
>> Models". If you visit the CHIRP website and somehow don't land on the
>> home page (chirp.danplanet.com), then click the "Wiki" tab. I want to
>> say "you can't miss it", but for some reason many people do.
>> 
>> The programming cable itself is hardware and does not care which
>> operating system you are using. It is the device driver that
>> interfaces between the USB-to-Serial (UART) chip in the programming
>> cable and the operating system that must be compatible with both.
>> 
>> In the case where a programming cable contains a Prolific type UART,
>> the device driver that is automatically installed by Windows (for
>> nearly 10 years) is intentionally incompatible with counterfeit chips.
>> If the driver on the CD supplied will work with Windows 7, it will
>> work with Windows 10. It just has to be a Prolific device driver with
>> a version of v3.3.2.105 or before. But I recommend that you ignore the
>> driver CD provided by the vendor and get the Prolific v3.2.0.0 device
>> driver from a link on the miklor.com website. Then follow the guide to
>> get it installed. This Windows Vista device driver from 2007 will work
>> with both counterfeit and genuine Prolific UART chips from Windows
>> Vista through Windows 10. You need v2.0.2.1 for Windows XP.
>> 
>> Jim
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