Chirp Software, next problem

Tom Masterson kd7cyu at
Sat Aug 13 15:15:18 UTC 2016

You might want to post the question on the chirp users list.  I suspect there may be people there who have had this issue.


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> On Aug 13, 2016, at 07:50, Glenn / Lenny <gervin at> wrote:
> I have a follow-up to my previous post, below, I would like to add that this cable works with Chirp in my Windows 7 computer, but accessibility is so bad, it is frustrating to use, as you have to find things with routing the jaws cursor, then getting where you want, and then routing the PC cursor, and so on.
> But I know that this should work in my Ubuntu, as I did the command
> lsUSB
> and it showed the device on USB hub 001 and it was listed as USB 017 manufacturer Prolific.
> So I know now that Ubuntu is seeing the cable.
> I tried all the TTY options including USB0.
> This computer has only USB-3 ports, and I wonder if Chirp may have problems with USB-3, or perhaps the cable has difficulty on USB-3?
> Usually computers are backward-compatible, so I don't think that is the problem.
> I even went so far as to try:
> chmod 777 /dev/USB
> but that did not help.
> Thanks for any assistance.
> Glenn 
> Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:17:36 -0500
> From: "Glenn / Lenny" <gervin at>
> To: <ubuntu-accessibility at>
> Subject: Chirp Software, next problem
> Message-ID: <D06566FB7AFD424E9E75C1CD7183617B at LennyAcer5720>
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> Hi All,
> Thanks for the assistance so far.
> It seems that I have permission to my USB port for programming the radio after going through setting the dialout command.
> But I have a new problem and I wonder if it is the lack of a driver for this USB cable.
> The error is:
> an error has occurred
> failure to communicate with radio
> serial object has no attribute
>  'setTimeout'
> Thanks for any help
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