[chirp_users] Possibly Bad USB to radio cable

Pat Anderson anderson5420 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 13 09:30:59 PST 2019


Tom, I have Ubuntu Linux, and just posted about what I THINK must be a
cable problem. I have used generic fake Prolific cables before successfully
but this one, labelled "TYT" does not get recognized by CHIRP.

Pat Anderson
KD7OAC

On Sun, Jan 13, 2019 at 5:54 AM Tom Henderson <Tom at henderson4.us> wrote:

> For those fortunate enough to have Linux, this whole conversation is moot.
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> Tom Henderson
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> On 1/12/19 10:35 PM, mike-2007 at elp.rr.com wrote:
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> Well, not entirely true.
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> For those unfortunate (or cheap) enough to have a cloned cable or adapter,
> likely, trouble lies ahead.  For those of us you either use an ORM cable, a
> non-cloned cable, or an RT-Systems cable, we would have not even known it
> happened.  Still, thanks for the heads up, there’ll be a flurry of folks
> having difficulties again.
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> Y-all have a wonderful Sunday…..
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> Mike – KD5KC -- El Paso -- Texas.
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> *From:* chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com
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> <chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com> *On Behalf Of *Christopher
> Knowles
> *Sent:* Saturday, January 12, 2019 9:08 PM
> *To:* chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com
> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Possibly Bad USB to radio cable
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> Beware that Microsoft just downloaded a new version of Windows 10 to all
> computers running it.  Unless you have told your Windows software not to
> update it, it has downloaded a new "Prolific" driver which will not work
> and hence its's not your cable but your driver.  Go to Miklor.  There they
> will tell you how to prevent such overwrites of the old Prolific driver as
> well as provide a link which will allow you to install it over the new
> driver and prevent it being overwritten in the future.  Chris, N1CAK
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> On 1/12/2019 10:22 PM, D.J.J. Ring, Jr. wrote:
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> Hi,
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>
> I have a Wouxun red colored cable, suddenly it no longer works.  I
>
> have the Wouxun Windows programming software:  Doesn't communicate
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> with radio.  CHIRP on Win10 and Arch Linux: Same problem, radio
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> doesn't respond.
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> It used to work, now suddenly it doesn't work!
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> Is there some way I can check the USB to double jack (1/8 (3.5mm) and
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> 3/32 inch (2.5mm).
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> I have a club member with the same cable, but it's been 20 days since
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> he was going to come over to test my cable by substitution.
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> It's either my transceiver or my cable!  Only have one hand held that
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> takes this cable!
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> I only have a 100 MHz dual trace 'scope and a nice RadioShack 22-812
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> DMM to test with. So I could capture slower pulses.  Probably won't be
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> a good test like substitution of working cable.
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> I know it's a fairly dumb question but you never know until you ask!
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> 73
>
> David N1EA
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