[chirp_users] New Daily Build

Alan Kline alan at snugglebunny.us
Thu Dec 20 09:35:18 PST 2012

I just installed this new build on Win7Pro 64-bit. When I tried to read 
my UV-5R+ (BFB293 firmware) it appeared to do the read, but then gave me 
an error message reading "An error has occurred | Value 10 not in range 
0-5". On a hunch, I went to menu 6 on my radio--the backlight timer 
setting--and changed it from 10 to 5. (BFB293 allows a maximum backlight 
setting of 10) After that, the new CHIRP build read the radio without a 

Very pleased to see the settings tab re-enabled for the newer firmware 
versions! Thanks!

Alan, KN0H

On 12/20/2012 2:05 AM, Build System wrote:

> [Dan Smith<dsmith at danplanet.com>] [uv5r] Fix settings on newer firmware radios
> This makes adjustments to the way we fetch the band limits, which changed
> from the older firmware to the newer firmware. It also is more tolerant
> of the ANI code being short, which is a known issue in CHIRP.
> Related to #314

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