[chirp_users] Download problem

Mark Dixon mdixon at dixemail.com
Mon Jun 7 01:26:51 PDT 2021

Hi Jerry. 

A common cause for that problem is the cable having insufficient or
intermittent contact with the socket on the side of the radio. The
plastic around the socket on some radios and/or the plastic around the
connector pins on the cable is sometimes a bit to thick or irregular
making for a poor connection - try squeezing the cable tightly into the
side of the radio and maybe even holding it in while attempting the
upload again (being careful not to squeeze PTT at the same time).

Cheers, Mark Dixon

On 7/06/2021 11:01 am, Gerald Stein wrote:
> I’m new to Chirp software. The equipment I’m using is a Yaesu FT 60 and a windows 10 laptop. I acquired the cable sometime ago, but haven’t used it until recently. The build I am using is the most recent available. Here’s the problem: I connected the radio to the laptop and uploaded the radio’s contents without problem. I made some changes to the repeaters listed, saved the changes,  and then tried to download them back to the radio. The download started normally, but quickly the following error message appeared: “failed to communicate with radio: radio did not respond.” Any suggestions?
> Thanks and advance for your efforts.
> Jerry
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