[chirp_users] Jingtong JT-5988HP

Mchsi tbkell at mchsi.com
Thu Mar 30 10:13:32 PDT 2017


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> On Mar 30, 2017, at 6:45 AM, Shon Edwards <sre.1966 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Tried to do this, and tried using our old xp and win 7 machines, as well, with no result.  Many errors.  I think I'm going to have to send this one back.  Running out of time to get a refund through Amazon.  I appreciate all your help!  73 de K6QT, Shon
> 
> 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 4:04 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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