Christopher Knowles cknowles at tiac.net
Sat Apr 20 03:51:48 PDT 2019

     Your problem is most likely a counterfeit Prolific chip in the 
cable.  Go to www.miklor.com and they tell you how to install a legacy 
driver for the chip which will recognize the radio with your computer 
attached.  You can also go into your operating system and tell it not to 
automatically update that particular driver when new versions of the 
operating system are installed. Chris Knowles, N1CAK

On 4/20/2019 6:26 AM, KBD99603 via chirp_users wrote:
> Hello everyone, I have a Baofeng BF-UVB3 8W radio. My computer is 
> linux, running Ubuntu 18.10, the newest. I have CHIRP installed and 
> running, but I am not able to find the COM port for my radio, 
> connected via a USB programming cable.
> I have entered every terminal command line I could find info about on 
> the internet, even one that showed me port numbers for connected 
> devices, yet there is no port number or path that works for my radio.
> What COM port should I use?
> Thank You
> KBD99603
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