[chirp_users] Chirp and radio parameters not agreeing

Donald Stewart djstewart at metrocast.net
Thu Aug 15 15:53:49 PDT 2013


I'm still exploring alot of this,  especially the UV5RA.  I guess it is 
just part of the learning curve.  I didn't initially put the frequencies 
in the radio.  So as I said I'm still learning.

On 8/15/2013 6:25 PM, Milton Hywatt wrote:
> On a long shot, have you tried a factory reset, a complete reset not just
> some parameters. I forget is the UV5 has two different levels of reset.
> Then upload your image to the radio and see what happens. I know from
> experience that radios which get all their operating instructions from
> the non volatile firmware which is stored along with modifiable ram
> can get corrupted and cause some real whacky symptoms. If you have
> a current image of your channels give it a try. When the radio reboots
> it will upload a fresh operating system from its firmware. Then
> you can upload your memory image.  Might be the simple fix and I certainly
> would be the first to try it.
>
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> *From:* Donald Stewart <djstewart at metrocast.net>
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> *Sent:* Thursday, August 15, 2013 6:14 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Chirp and radio parameters not agreeing
>
> Can't see an "R"  so still not sure.  Maybe have to come back to this 
> later.
>
>
> On 8/15/2013 6:06 PM, Andrew wrote:
> > I've just had a test with my UV-5RA... This could happen if your
> > channels are duplex frequencies and you have Reverse turned on - then it
> > will be displaying the TX frequency not the RX frequency. If there's an
> > "R" in the display, press "*" and it should return to normal.
> >
>
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