[chirp_users] cloning cable wiring diagram

Dennis Wage dwage at dwage.com
Sun Sep 16 21:32:27 PDT 2018

Why is this off topic?

Dennis M. Wage (W9BOQ)

245 Corum Hill Road
Castalian Springs, TN 37031
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On Sun, Sep 16, 2018 at 9:57 PM John La <Johnla at usa.net> wrote:

> Actually, this information is very much appreciated, and will be added to
> the Miklor site.
> Please email your callsign to me, Peter, so I can give you credit for the
> graphic?
> As this is off topic for this forum, please forward correspondence to the
> email below so we can close this thread.
> Many thanks,
> John
> http://www.miklor.com
> Alpha @ Miklor.com
> *From:* chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com [mailto:
> chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com] *On Behalf Of *Peter
> *Sent:* Saturday, September 15, 2018 4:18 PM
> *To:* chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com
> *Subject:* [chirp_users] cloning cable wiring diagram
> I recently ordered this TENQ "cloning" cable from Amazon:
> https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00MK02BX2
> This cable has Kenwood style connectors (3.5mm TRS & 2.5mm TRS) on each
> end, for radio-to-radio configuration copy between Baofeng, Wouxun, and
> "any two-pin style radio with a Kenwood Baofeng plug".
> I wanted to verify the pinout before adding it to my radio bag.   So I
> spent several hours scouring the Internet for a wiring diagram for such a
> cable, but with no success.  Even simple pinout descriptions were somewhat
> vague ("back-to-back", etc.).  So I ultimately buzzed out the cable with a
> DVM, tabulated the results, and mocked up a JPEG diagram based on an image
> that originally came from Miklor.com.  See attached for the finished
> product.  The diagram shows that the cable basically has Data Tx from one
> end connected to Data Rx on the other and vice-versa, with Data Ground
> connected between both ends.
> I wanted to submit this to John for possible inclusion on his site, but I
> don't see any contact form there.  I do know that he posts to this list so
> here I am...  John, if you are interested, feel free to re-post wherever
> you'd like, maybe here?
> http://www.miklor.com/COM/UV_Technical.php
> Cheers!
> (Peter)
> P.S. I do understand that this list is for CHIRP issues, hence any cable
> discussion would normally be limited to "programming" cables, e.g. Kenwood
> to USB with a suitable integrated controller chip.  However, I am thinking
> that this info might be useful to some folks here regardless.
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