[chirp_users] Chirp began ten years ago today...

Frank k1hlz at pcicon.net
Tue Jul 3 07:30:44 PDT 2018


Congratulations on reaching your 10 year milestone with such a great piece of software!
As a fairly new Ham, it's made my life a lot easier.
Thank you!

73s
Frank
K1HLZ

On July 3, 2018 9:24:44 AM EDT, Dan Smith <dsmith at danplanet.com> wrote:
>Hi all,
>
>I just wanted to share a milestone in the CHIRP project with the
>community. Ten years ago today, on July 3rd 2008, I made the first
>commit to the repository which started the chirp project:
>
>https://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/repository/revisions/31cfb1a376fb
>
>It was just a rough bit of code that could talk to an Icom IC-92AD and
>I was apparently thinking of calling it "repidr". I do not recall what
>that was supposed to stand for, but by July 16th I had renamed it to
>CHIRP:
>
>https://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/repository/revisions/646c121a847b
>
>By July 19th, I was ready to make something available, which was just
>able to read and write CSV files, and talk to Icom IC-9x radios and the
>ID-800H. This was the first version 0.1.1:
>
>https://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/repository/revisions/1428729c41b7
>
>I still remember the large stack of paper on the corner of my desk
>where I had written out tons of hex, all in pencil, erased and
>re-written many times, trying to decode the first few radio memories
>and looking for patterns to make it easier.
>
>The project has come a long way since then, largely due to the help and
>involvement of other volunteers and users. While the first release
>supported two radio models, the latest one supports 228 distinct
>models, with more if you count the many clones that exist. The users
>mailing list has a fairly amazing 2892 people subscribed, from all over
>the world, representing a tiny fraction of the total user base.
>
>So, I just want to thank all the people who have made CHIRP possible
>and successful. Especially contributors of code, bug reports, and test
>reports, but also people who have spent hours on this list helping
>others and being the support system that allows volunteer developers to
>focus on what they do best. Thanks to anyone who has ever sent a
>donation, as well as the commercial outfits who have contributed radios
>and other help. There are too many to name, but BaofengTech,
>BlueMax49ers, and Jetstream are a few that come to mind as having a
>substantial impact.
>
>At the end of this email is a very rough list of all the code
>contributors to the project, extracted from the repository with minimal
>attempts to squash some duplicates. These are the rock stars that have
>gotten us to where we are today, so please join me in thanking them for
>spending their nights and weekends making this project the success that
>it is today!
>
>--Dan
>
>
>Commits Contributor
>-------|--------------------------------------------------
>   1865 Dan Smith
>    240 Jim Unroe
>    189 Tom Hayward
>    188 Marco Filippi
>    137 Zach Welch
>     59 Jens Jensen
>     58 Pavel Milanes (CO7WT)
>     26 K. Arvanitis
>     15 Tyler Tidman
>     12 Richard Cochran
>     10 Dan Drogichen
>      8 Sean Burford
>      8 Rick Farina
>      8 Michael Wagner
>      8 Eric Allen
>      8 Brian Dickman
>      7 SASANO Takayoshi
>      6 Vernon Mauery
>      6 Ron Wellsted
>      6 Rhett Robinson
>      6 Ray Cielencki
>      5 Rick DeWitt
>      5 Keith Williamson
>      4 Tim Smith
>      4 Nicolas Pike
>      4 Mathias Weyland
>      4 IT2 Stuart Blake Tener, USNR (N3GWG)
>      4 David Griffith
>      4 Chris Fosnight
>      4 Angus Ainslie
>      4 Alexey K
>      3 Rick Farina
>      3 Leo Bärring
>      3 Jon K Hellan
>      3 Christopher Hoover
>      3 Ben Smith
>      2 Richard Birch
>      2 Nathan Crapo
>      2 Michal Demin
>      2 Louie Ilievski
>      2 Johan Adler
>      2 Dean Gibson
>      2 Cody P Schafer
>      1 Windsor Schmidt
>      1 Wade Simmons
>      1 Stuart Tener
>      1 Steve Conklin
>      1 Ryan Tourge K2RRT x
>      1 Robert Terzi
>      1 Robert Morris
>      1 Patrik Nilsson
>      1 nytowl
>      1 Nolan Darilek
>      1 nicolas jon pike
>      1 Mike Pittaro
>      1 Michal D
>      1 Michael Lippold
>      1 Mark Adams
>      1 loudawgucr at gmail.com
>      1 Krystian SP6IT
>      1 kc1ckh at arrl.net
>      1 Jeremy McDermond
>      1 James Lee N1DDK
>      1 Imuli
>      1 Eric Dropps
>      1 Ed Santiago
>      1 Declan Rieb
>      1 David Fannin
>      1 Dave Allan
>      1 Dale Tyler
>      1 Charles Stewart
>      1 Brett Bump
>      1 Brad Ackerman
>      1 Attilio Pannella
>      1 Andrew
>      1 Adam Coddington
>      1 ac2lq
>      1 Aaron Pelly
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