[chirp_users] Possibly Bad USB to radio cable
D.J.J. Ring, Jr.
n1ea at arrl.net
Sat Jan 12 19:27:14 PST 2019
When I plug in the cable I get this in dmesg | tail:
]$ sudo dmesg | tail
[ 773.851772] cp210x ttyUSB0: cp210x converter now disconnected from ttyUSB0
[ 773.851833] cp210x 1-1:1.0: device disconnected
[ 780.717963] usb 1-1: new full-speed USB device number 7 using xhci_hcd
[ 780.860262] usb 1-1: New USB device found, idVendor=10c4,
idProduct=ea60, bcdDevice= 1.00
[ 780.860268] usb 1-1: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
[ 780.860273] usb 1-1: Product: CP2102 USB to UART Bridge Controller
[ 780.860277] usb 1-1: Manufacturer: Silicon Labs
[ 780.860281] usb 1-1: SerialNumber: 0001
[ 780.864708] cp210x 1-1:1.0: cp210x converter detected
[ 780.866984] usb 1-1: cp210x converter now attached to ttyUSB0
I have a feeling part of my Wouxun KG-UV8E has died!
On Sat, Jan 12, 2019 at 10:22 PM D.J.J. Ring, Jr. <n1ea at arrl.net> wrote:
> I have a Wouxun red colored cable, suddenly it no longer works. I
> have the Wouxun Windows programming software: Doesn't communicate
> with radio. CHIRP on Win10 and Arch Linux: Same problem, radio
> doesn't respond.
> It used to work, now suddenly it doesn't work!
> Is there some way I can check the USB to double jack (1/8 (3.5mm) and
> 3/32 inch (2.5mm).
> I have a club member with the same cable, but it's been 20 days since
> he was going to come over to test my cable by substitution.
> It's either my transceiver or my cable! Only have one hand held that
> takes this cable!
> I only have a 100 MHz dual trace 'scope and a nice RadioShack 22-812
> DMM to test with. So I could capture slower pulses. Probably won't be
> a good test like substitution of working cable.
> I know it's a fairly dumb question but you never know until you ask!
> David N1EA
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