[chirp_users] Step setting on radios
rmckenzie5 at cfl.rr.com
Fri Aug 30 15:10:18 PDT 2013
Irreverent or irrelevant?
On 8/30/2013 2:58 PM, Jim Unroe wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 9:58 AM, Pat Anderson <anderson5420 at gmail.com
> <mailto:anderson5420 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Trump me if I am mistaken, but the usual step value in the US is 5
> On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 9:14 PM, Mike Morrow
> <mike at primecareercollege.com <mailto:mike at primecareercollege.com>>
> The step is the channel spacing amount. You can set this on
> many radios from 25 to 2.5 MHz. When you turn a tuning know
> in VFO mode, this is the amount the radio changes frequency by.
> If the radio's step is too high, it will not allow entry of
> some frequencies and will do something (variable by radio) to
> go to the next higher or lower frequency which complies with
> the step value you have set.
> This may be different for other radios, but ror the radios that I
> program with CHIRP, the value in the STEP setting is irreverent. You
> just key in the frequency that you need to program into the radio. The
> value in the STEP setting is only required to be set to any particular
> value when programming in-the-field (without using programming software).
> Also, the STEP value in them is KHz, not MHz.
> Jim KC9HI
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