[chirp_users] Fwd: Running CHIRP on a mobile phone

Angus Ainslie angus at akkea.ca
Tue May 4 08:27:57 PDT 2021


Some android devices do include OTG serial device support. Most of the 
newer ones do.


On 2021-05-04 08:17, Glenn K0LNY wrote:
> Or a better question, if not, can one be installed with Android?
> Glenn
> ----- Original Message -----
> FROM: Ken Hansen
> TO: Discussion of CHIRP
> SENT: Tuesday, May 04, 2021 10:12 AM
> SUBJECT: Re: [chirp_users] Fwd: Running CHIRP on a mobile phone
> 
> USB hardware requires drivers, does android include a driver for a
> serial to USB chip like the prolific or FTDI chip? I suspect not.
> 
> Ken, N2VIP
> 
>> On May 4, 2021, at 10:07, Glenn K0LNY <glennervin at cableone.net>
>> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> That was my thought.
>> Android phones can use a micro to standard USB cord, I have plugged
>> desktop keyboards into an Android phone, and thumb drives with one
>> of these cables, but IOS won't allow it.
>> Glenn
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> FROM: Ken Hansen
>> TO: Discussion of CHIRP
>> SENT: Tuesday, May 04, 2021 10:02 AM
>> SUBJECT: Re: [chirp_users] Fwd: Running CHIRP on a mobile phone
>> 
>> How will the mobile phone talk to the radio?
>> 
>> Ken, N2VIP
>> 
>>> On May 4, 2021, at 09:50, Valerij T <valerij398 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Hi my friend!
>>> 
>>> You received this letter because you are in the
>>> chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com mailing list.
>>> 
>>> We use the CHIRP program to work with our radios. This great
>>> program can run on Windows, Linux, MAC OS. But I would like to be
>>> more mobile and run CHIRP on my phone.
>>> 
>>> Imagine how cool it would be!
>>> 
>>> I want to start with one radio, Baofeng UV-5R. Because I have it
>>> and I can test the application with one.
>>> 
>>> New devices will be added according to my ability and ability to
>>> test this application.
>>> 
>>> I will trust that I will succeed.
>>> 
>>> To be honest, I'm not an expert in mobile app development. But I
>>> will become one!
>>> 
>>> And developing CHIRP for a smartphone would be a good practice
>>> that would benefit everyone.
>>> 
>>> I would like to write such an application and would appreciate any
>>> help with this.
>>> 
>>> If you can help me with this development, please contact me by
>>> email.
>>> 
>>> P.S.
>>> 
>>> If the Admin is reading this and wants to make a separate mailing
>>> list for this question, I would greatly appreciate it. If this
>>> happens, I will post a new link topic. This way we will avoid
>>> spam.
>>> 
>>> Best regards, Valerij T.
>>> 
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