[chirp_users] 880H Beta

Amateur Radio WB8NUT duffy at wb8nut.com
Sun Feb 21 10:43:19 PST 2010


Dan,

Yes, it would be nice to be able to name or change the names of the 
banks. It's also fine that your program cannot change the settings. I 
was just worrying about it wiping out the radio settings when uploading 
the file back to the radio. I will continue to test and advise.

Thanks,

Duffy
www.wb8nut.com

Dan Smith wrote:
>> This is what I found so far. All the memories seem to download just 
>> fine. But all the names of the banks did not download.
>>     
>
> Oh, I didn't realize you could name the banks on the 880 (I haven't used
> it much).  I can see about adding that.
>
>   
>> There is also no provision in Chirp for the radio settings. What happens 
>> to those settings when the memory file is changed and then uploaded to 
>> the radio? Same question as it applies to the memory bank names?
>>     
>
> Correct, that's not what I've focused on.  That is very different for
> each radio, as you can imagine, so it will be a huge amount of work.  It
> definitely needs to be done, but it's a lot of work.
>
> You are downloading an image of the radio.  It contains all the memories
> and all the settings.  While CHIRP can't show you the settings, they're
> all still there and will be unharmed when you program it.
>
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