[chirp_users] Can't find Com Ports on Windows 10

Jim Unroe rock.unroe at gmail.com
Fri Jun 4 09:15:33 PDT 2021


On Fri, Jun 4, 2021 at 11:22 AM Joe Pizzi <pizzi.joe at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Just change where chirp is attempting to access the radio.
>
> Unless there's a different reason to change the port number. In my experience, changing the USB port that you're plugged into is the only way to change the assignment.
>
> Joe Pizzi
> KI5LST
>

This is one of those "if you have to ask how to change it, you
probably ought to leave it alone" situations. But on the "Port
Settings" tab of the device in Device Manager that you want to edit
you would choose the [Advanced] button which would bring up a panel
that would allow you to adjust the COM Port Number. But you would only
be able to choose COM3 if COM3 is still available. If COM3 has already
been assigned to another device, then you would not be able to choose
it. You would have to change the other device's COM port from COM3 to
another available COM port to make COM3 available for your programming
cable.

Jim KC9HI


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