[chirp_users] Chirp, Mac, and Yaesu Ft-60R

David Evans kd7uch at gmail.com
Sun May 30 15:28:32 PDT 2021


Frank, I, too, have an old Mac and I took off the Apple OS off of it and
replaced it with Ubuntu Linux and all my troubles went away.  Performance
is better, too.   No drivers needed.
Of course, that may not work for you if you need Mac programs so your
mileage may vary.

Thanks,
David,
KD7UCH at gmail.com

On Sun, May 30, 2021, 14:10 Frank Kohn <frank.j.kohn at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am having a difficult time setting up Chirp to work with my FT-60R.  I
> am running an older Macbook pro with OS X High Sierra 10.13.6.  I have two
> USB/FTDI cables, one by Valley Enterprises and one by Maxtop.
>
> It worked before, but after updating to Chirp Daily-20210520, I get error
> codes.  I checked for the installed driver in Terminal and have ( 170    0
> 0xffffff7f833ed000 0x7000     0x7000     com.FTDI.driver.FTDIUSBSerialDriver
> (2.4.4) B137605C-32D8-3E81-89B6-E1F8039FC427).   However, this driver does
> not show up in Chirp.  I only see: /dev/cu./usbserial-AL0657ZO and another
> for Bluetooth.
>
> I was able to load an old Chirp image, but it was difficult to arrange and
> reorder repeaters imported from Repeaterbook.  Chirp stalled, and, when I
> checked my Mac, it indicated the software wasn't responding.
>
> I would appreciate any help anyone can provide.  After programming the
> FT-60R, I would also like to use Chirp to program my Yaesu FT-857D.
>
> 73,
> Frank Kohn
> W3MHP
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