[chirp_users] CHIRP: First time SUCCESS!

Dennis Wage dwage at dwage.com
Tue Jul 24 04:06:36 PDT 2018


I really like 10. But I really wish Windows would make a bare bones version
of it for users who don't want the fluff.



Dennis M. Wage (W9BOQ)

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On Mon, Jul 23, 2018 at 8:30 PM, <mike-2007 at elp.rr.com> wrote:

> DAN.  I just thought you might want a HAPPY message.  I hate upgrades, and
> software problems always seem to find me.  But when I was dusting out my 8
> y/o Win-7 (64 bit) computer I found some swelled caps on the motherboard.
> Hardware doesn't scare me, and I have the caps to replace them.  But
> really, it was time to move up to Win-10.  I am going from a 2.3 GHz
> Duo-Core processor on 2 GB of RAM to a 3.6 GHz Octo-Core processor on 16 GB
> of Ram, and a 128 MB SSD.  The old 21" monitors are not compatible with the
> new computer, so I got 2 new 27" monitors.  Quite a move up.
>
> THE GOOD NEWS?  I installed the DRIVER for my RT-Systems USB-62 cable.  I
> installed CHIRP.  I opened CHIRP.  It found my USB-62 cable on Comm-3.  I
> connected to my FT-817ND and downloaded my memory configuration.  FIRST
> TRY.  No Win-10 difficulties here.
>
> Yeah - the RT-Systems cable wasn't $5.  More like $25.  But the value of
> it working first time (and every time)?  PRICELESS.  My time is precious
> too, and worth more than $20 worth of cable savings.
>
> On to more software installations.  I am sure something will give me
> trouble.  But CHIRP and RT-Systems cables will NOT be it.
>
> Vy73 - Mike - KD5KC.
> El Paso, Texas - DM61rt.
> SOTA W5T-Texas Association Manager.
> NA-SOTA info is at:  http://na-sota.org/
>
>
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