[chirp_users] using chirp for first time.

D.J.J. Ring, Jr. n1ea at arrl.net
Fri Jun 4 23:00:11 PDT 2021


Please say which operating system, you are using.

If you're using Windows, usually the problem is your USB cable uses a
counterfeit chip and Windows automatically upgrades the driver which then
will no longer work for counterfeit chips. Check "Device Manager" to see if
you have unrecognized USB serial port devices, if you do "roll back the
driver" and it should work at least temporarily. (Cure is to buy a USB to
serial port device with FTDI chip set like this one:
https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00HUB0ONK/)

73
David
N1EA

On Fri, Jun 4, 2021, 7:12 PM Chuck Barnett <charlesfbarnett at gmail.com>
wrote:

> I can't get it to work. hangs up looking for a com port... ??
>
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