[chirp_users] Possibly Bad USB to radio cable

Dan Clemmensen danclemmensen at gmail.com
Sun Jan 13 09:53:41 PST 2019


On Sun, Jan 13, 2019 at 9:31 AM Pat Anderson <anderson5420 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
>>
>> Tom Henderson
>>
>> On 1/12/19 10:35 PM, mike-2007 at elp.rr.com wrote:
>>
>> Well, not entirely true.
>>
>>
>>
>> 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.
>>
>>
>>
>> Y-all have a wonderful Sunday…..
>>
>>
>>
>> Mike – KD5KC -- El Paso -- Texas.
>>
>>
>>
>> The canyons are calling, colorful and deep.  But I have promises to keep.
>>
>> And miles to go still in my Jeep...   And miles to go still in my Jeep...
>>
>>
>>
>> [image: Big Bend JEEP Rear]
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com
>> <chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com>
>> <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
>>
>>
>>
>> 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
>>
>> On 1/12/2019 10:22 PM, D.J.J. Ring, Jr. wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>>
>>
>> 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!
>>
>>
>>
>> 73
>>
>> David N1EA
>>
>> _______________________________________________
>>
>> chirp_users mailing list
>>
>> chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com
>>
>> http://intrepid.danplanet.com/mailman/listinfo/chirp_users
>>
>> This message was sent to Christopher Knowles at cknowles at tiac.net
>>
>> To unsubscribe, send an email to chirp_users-unsubscribe at intrepid.danplanet.com
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> Christopher Allan Knowles, MPA
>>
>> P.O. Box 4632
>>
>> Vineyard Haven, MA  02568
>>
>>
>>
>> Website:  http://www.tiac.net/~cknowles/
>>
>>
>>
>> Please find my LinkedIn profile at:
>>
>> https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-knowles-99aba51a/
>>
>>
>>
>> Staff Sergeant, United States Air Force, 1970 - 1974
>>
>>
>>
>> Call Sign:  N1CAK - Amateur Extra Class
>>
>>             Accredited Volunteer Examiner (VE)
>>
>>
>> _______________________________________________
>> chirp_users mailing listchirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.comhttp://intrepid.danplanet.com/mailman/listinfo/chirp_users
>> This message was sent to Tom KM4UQB at tom at henderson4.us
>> To unsubscribe, send an email to chirp_users-unsubscribe at intrepid.danplanet.com
>>
>> _______________________________________________
>> chirp_users mailing list
>> chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com
>> http://intrepid.danplanet.com/mailman/listinfo/chirp_users
>> This message was sent to Pat Anderson at anderson5420 at gmail.com
>> To unsubscribe, send an email to
>> chirp_users-unsubscribe at intrepid.danplanet.com
>
> _______________________________________________
> chirp_users mailing list
> chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com
> http://intrepid.danplanet.com/mailman/listinfo/chirp_users
> This message was sent to Dan Clemmensen at danclemmensen at gmail.com
> To unsubscribe, send an email to
> chirp_users-unsubscribe at intrepid.danplanet.com
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://intrepid.danplanet.com/pipermail/chirp_users/attachments/20190113/7f0daa10/attachment-0002.html 
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: image003.jpg
Type: image/jpeg
Size: 3770 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://intrepid.danplanet.com/pipermail/chirp_users/attachments/20190113/7f0daa10/attachment-0002.jpg 


More information about the chirp_users mailing list