[chirp_users] Tuning step roadblock

Jim Unroe rock.unroe at gmail.com
Tue Dec 10 18:39:17 PST 2013

On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 7:09 AM, Jim Unroe <rock.unroe at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 3:43 AM, ddubois <woody2 at questiongravity.com>wrote:
>> Here's what I'm stuck on. I took an image off the Baofeng to use as a
>> template. I'm trying to enter the RX freq of 156.2025 into the first
>> memory channel. When I do so, I get the error "Tuning step 2.50 not
>> supported...Frequency requires 2.50kHz step." I need to configure the
>> channel to receive on 159.000, figured I'd set Duplex to Split and set
>> Offset to 159.000. I'll spare you all the work-arounds I've tried, and
>> the other errors I've seen, 'cause I'm starting to wonder if my radio
>> won't support this "step", and I'm left to wonder what the heck "Tune
>> step" and "channelize" are anyway? I've looked in the wiki, and done
>> some web searching, but so far no joy. Any light would be much
>> appreciated!
>> Thanks much,
>> Doug, Kansas
> Doug,
> The UV-B5/UV-B6 does not support 2.5 KHz steps when programming from the
> keypad or the OEM software . CHIRP, however, is capable of programming
> these radios with this resolution. Unfortunately back in October it looks
> like I broke the capability trying to fix something else.
> I will see what I can do to restore this capability. In the mean time,
> install and use the CHIRP Daily-20131019 build until the issue is resolved.
> http://trac.chirp.danplanet.com/chirp_daily/daily-20131019/
> Jim KC9HI


The daily build released tomorrow should restore the 2.5 KHz programming
resolution for the UV-B5/B6.

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