[chirp_users] New user, and question on diagnosing new radio

Nigel A. Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Sat May 12 15:52:26 PDT 2018


Not necessarily. Mine us ttyUSB0


> On 12 May 2018 at 17:30 aj4ck1 <aj4ck1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>     Linux is ttyusb00
> 
>     -------- Original message --------
>     From: Tim Lavoie <tim.lavoie at gmail.com>
>     Date: 5/12/18 15:26 (GMT-06:00)
>     To: chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com
>     Subject: Re: [chirp_users] New user, and question on diagnosing new radio
> 
> 
>     On a related note, this radio/cable shows up not as a serial port, but as HID (human interface device) class. For example, I see this on Linux (from syslog):
> 
>     hid-generic 0003:15A2:0073.0001: hiddev0,hidraw0: USB HID v1.00 Device [FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR INC. MCU MOUSE DEMO] on usb-0000:00:14.0-6/input0
> 
>     Or from lsusb:
> 
>     Bus 001 Device 006: ID 15a2:0073 Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
> 
> 
>     Chirp appears to be expecting only tty ports
> 
> 
>     On 2018-05-12 12:56 AM, John LaMartina wrote:
> 
>         > > 
> >         The digital version of the Baofeng is not supported by CHIRP. 
> > 
> >         John 
> > 
> >         http://www.miklor.com/DMR/ 
> >         Http://www.miklor.com 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >             > > > 
> > >             On May 12, 2018, at 3:24 AM, Matthieu Lochey <mat at lochey.eu> mailto:mat at lochey.eu wrote:
> > > 
> > >             Hi Amnon Zohar
> > >             It's not the same radio.
> > >             This new one have:
> > >             Mode DMR, TDMA, Tier 2, 2 TimeSlot.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > >                 > > > > 
> > > >                 Le 12/05/2018 à 09:05, Amnon Zohar a écrit :
> > > >                 you could have bought the same radio for much less
> > > > 
> > > >                 https://www.aliexpress.com/item/BAOFENG-UV-5R-Walkie-Talkie-UHF-VHF-Dual-Band-CB-Radio-uv5r-VOX-Flashlight-Dual-Display/32803983251.html?spm=2114.search0104.6.5.20c07690FJP3cG&s=p https://www.aliexpress.com/item/BAOFENG-UV-5R-Walkie-Talkie-UHF-VHF-Dual-Band-CB-Radio-uv5r-VOX-Flashlight-Dual-Display/32803983251.html?spm=2114.search0104.6.5.20c07690FJP3cG&s=p
> > > >                 https://www.ebay.com/itm/1pcs-Baofeng-UV-5R-VHF-UHF-400-520Mhz-Two-way-Radio-Walkie-Talkie-Earpiece/222720479758?epid=218831019&hash=item33db2cd20e:g:iKIAAOSwPzhaAWdX https://www.ebay.com/itm/1pcs-Baofeng-UV-5R-VHF-UHF-400-520Mhz-Two-way-Radio-Walkie-Talkie-Earpiece/222720479758?epid=218831019&hash=item33db2cd20e:g:iKIAAOSwPzhaAWdX
> > > > 
> > > >                 2018-05-12 9:29 GMT+03:00 Tim Lavoie <tim.lavoie at gmail.com mailto:tim.lavoie at gmail.com 
> > > >                 <mailto:tim.lavoie at gmail.com> mailto:tim.lavoie at gmail.com>:
> > > > 
> > > >                    Hello all,
> > > > 
> > > >                    Call me new to everything - brand new ham (VA7TJL), new Chirp user,
> > > >                    and have a new radio. I've read docs, but please let me know if the
> > > >                    questions are too dumb.
> > > > 
> > > >                    I've picked up a Baofeng DM-5R, V3 as seen here:
> > > >                    https://www.fleetwooddp.com/products/pre-order-baofeng-dm-5r-v3-2018-digital-dmr-dual-band-amateur-ham-radio https://www.fleetwooddp.com/products/pre-order-baofeng-dm-5r-v3-2018-digital-dmr-dual-band-amateur-ham-radio
> > > >                    <https://www.fleetwooddp.com/products/pre-order-baofeng-dm-5r-v3-2018-digital-dmr-dual-band-amateur-ham-radio> https://www.fleetwooddp.com/products/pre-order-baofeng-dm-5r-v3-2018-digital-dmr-dual-band-amateur-ham-radio
> > > > 
> > > >                    It shows up as BF-5R on the boot screen, but neither that nor DM-5R
> > > >                    are listed as supported. I did see though that there are other
> > > >                    Baofeng radios under new and unusual names, that might be supported
> > > >                    as a variant of one that is known. If there is a way to tell if this
> > > >                    is the case, I'm open to suggestions.
> > > > 
> > > >                    The Windows software from the manufacturer does detect and read the
> > > >                    config from the radio, but the USB device (radio with supplied
> > > >                    cable) shows up in settings Win 10 settings as, "MCU MOUSE DEMO",
> > > >                    under the "Bluetooth and other Devices" section. When I try to read
> > > >                    from the radio in Chirp, there is nothing shown under Ports in the
> > > >                    drop down. I can select Baofeng as the vendor, and a number of other
> > > >                    models are listed. Similarly, under Linux (current x64 Mint, based
> > > >                    on Ubuntu)
> > > >                    , there is no known port that the software is looking for.
> > > > 
> > > >                       Ideas?
> > > > 
> > > >                       Cheers,
> > > >                       Tim
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
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> > > >                 -- 
> > > >                 Amnon
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