[chirp_users] Port recognition issue

Dennis Mosley mdenmos6 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 18 14:01:18 PDT 2021


Will do. Thanks

On Wed, Aug 18, 2021 at 4:28 PM John La <JohnLa at usa.net> wrote:

> When you plug in a card reader, F: is the Drive number.
> This is totally unrelated to the Com Port.
> You need to open Device Manager on your computer.
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> See attached
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> Stay safe and healthy.
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> John  'Miklor'
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> *From:* chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com [mailto:
> chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com] *On Behalf Of *Dennis Mosley
> *Sent:* Wednesday, August 18, 2021 1:03 PM
> *To:* Discussion of CHIRP
> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Port recognition issue
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> I plugged a USB card reader into that port on the front of the computer
> and it says that port is F:
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> Then I plugged in the cable and it says nothing. Doesn't even recognize
> that port.
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> Its supposed to be the cable needed to connect my Btech 50+1 GMRS radio.
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> I saw a video on YouTube saying the correct cable has a chip inside of
> it.  I bought the one recommended by Amazon for the radio.
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> <https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B017MT7IFG/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_image_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1>
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> BTECH PC04 FTDI USB Programming Cable for UV-25X2, UV-25X4, UV-50X2
> <https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B017MT7IFG/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1>
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> As you can tell I am brand new to GMRS radio.  I'm also 75 yrs old which
> isn't helping and I don't have a teenager.
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> I was in the Army Security Agency and used radios but that was years ago.
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> I know nothing really about GMRS.
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> On Wed, Aug 18, 2021 at 12:39 PM K0LNY <glenn at ervin.email> wrote:
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> The way to tell which port is being used in Device Manager, is either plug
> in the cable with device manager open, and see what appears, or unplug the
> cord with device manager open, and see what goes away.
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> HTH.
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> Glenn
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> ----- Original Message -----
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> *From:* Dennis Mosley <mdenmos6 at gmail.com>
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> *To:* Discussion of CHIRP <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
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> *Sent:* Wednesday, August 18, 2021 11:15 AM
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> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Port recognition issue
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> Hmmm.  Device Manager says: Port_#0003.Hub_#0001
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> When I copy and paste that into CHIRP I get an error message:
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> could not open port Port_#0003.Hub_#0001: [Error 2] The system cannot find
> the file specified
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> On Wed, Aug 18, 2021 at 11:16 AM Jim Unroe <rock.unroe at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Hi Dennis,
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> On Wed, Aug 18, 2021 at 11:03 AM Dennis Mosley <mdenmos6 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I downloaded CHIRP.  Plugged my computer cable to a USB port on my
> computer and got an Error 3 message saying this port is not recognized.  No
> driver.
> > I use this port all the time. I purchased the cable from Amazon as being
> the one to buy for my Btech 50+1 radio.
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> > Help would be appreciated.--Your pal. That sweet fella you love, Mr. Dos
> XX's himself, Dennis, Den, Denny, Dad, Pops, Grandpa, Uncle, Cousin, Mr.
> Mosley, Moe, Comrade, etc.
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> You are most likely choosing the wrong port. Which port does Device
> Manager show as the port assigned to your programming cable? That is the
> one you must use.
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> Jim KC9HI
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