[chirp_users] working with channel ranges that are empty?

Justin Mann w9fyi at cox.net
Thu Aug 6 09:05:58 PDT 2009


On 08/ 6/09 08:33 AM, Dan Smith wrote:
>> Another thing that would be useful is a "terminal" mode
>> that would allow the user to monitor traffic from the radio display if
>> it is connected to chirp. You could use it in place of your display. I
>> guess with d-star you have the ability to see messages that come across
>> the radio directlry? This away a net control operator doesn't have to
>> keep their eyes on two things, and I'll shameless admit so that I can
>> tel who I'm talking to etc....
>>      
> Yeah, although that will only work for a 91 or 92.  Also, CHIRP doesn't
> currently do any sort of live rig control to keep it similar across all
> the radios.  It uses the rig control protocol to access the memories, of
> course, but no existing facility to continuously speak with the radio
> like the RS-9x programs.  I'm not saying it won't ever happen, but it's
> not high on my list of priorities.
>
> Aside from that, there is a command-line utility that uses the chirp
> libraries that lets you program a memory in the radio by running a
> command.  Currently it's only used by me for development and testing,
> but you could use it instead of the UI if you think it would be easier.
>
>    
I'd be interested in trying it out... However, the ui ins't too bad now 
that you showed me the right-click trick. Does make life easier...



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