[chirp_users] Yaesu FT8900R Cloning

Vic Parrott vipar at sky.com
Tue Sep 8 01:58:46 PDT 2020


I am using a IMac I am having trouble getting to the page to upload my frequencies to Chirp. I have downloaded Chirp, then I get to a page that says do you wish to donate.  Where do I go from there?

Vic  UK

Regards Vic 🦜🏎🏁
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> On 8 Sep 2020, at 07:56, D.J.J. Ring, Jr. <n1ea at arrl.net> wrote:
> 
> Sorry, you select the COM port that connects to your USB device.
> 
> You have a USB to serial COM port adapter and it connects to your computer. If you unplug it, you can see the COM port disappear when you unplug the USB cable, plug it back in, and make note of the COM port used.
> 
> Sorry, I goofed on the answer,
> 
> 73
> 
> David
> 
> 
> 
>> On Mon, Sep 7, 2020, 17:39 D.J.J. Ring, Jr. <n1ea at arrl.net> wrote:
>> You have to select the USB port that your radio is connected to.  
>> 
>> 73
>> 
>> DR
>> 
>>> On Mon, Sep 7, 2020 at 5:28 PM joe <joe at joeshapley.com> wrote:
>>> Hi everyone, 
>>> 
>>> Windows 10 computer 
>>> 
>>> I am trying to clone the Yaesu FT8900R (this is the first time) 
>>> 
>>> I use CHIRP and I follow the CHIRP instructions (same as in Yaesu manual) 
>>> 
>>> I turn on the radio, go to F6 "clone start", then push "set" 
>>> 
>>> Nothing happens...after a few seconds, I get error message stating it could not find the item location (com port).  Tried several times on all four active ports. 
>>> 
>>> Checked "device manager" and the four ports are active and well 
>>> 
>>> Any help or suggestions will be greatly appreciated 
>>> 
>>> Joe 
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