[chirp_users] OK, I have a Chirp question/comment

Dave C cavanadd at frontier.com
Sat Dec 14 10:48:57 PST 2013

On 12/14/2013 10:43 AM, Jim Unroe wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 14, 2013 at 1:17 PM, Dave C <cavanadd at frontier.com 
> <mailto:cavanadd at frontier.com>> wrote:
>     A friend and I have Baofeng H/Ts that we have been using for the past
>     couple of weeks.  They are all programmed with a Chirp file he put
>     together with all of the local repeaters, plus a couple of simplex
>     channels he uses for his church security.  The security channels
>     are on
>     channel 0, 1 and 2.  When I copied the Chirp file into my Anytone
>     mobile, I couldn't hit the repeaters until I figured out all the
>     channel
>     numbers were offset by +1 number on the Anytone.  Apparently the
>     Anytone
>     doesn't want to have a channel #0. Once I understood what happened it
>     was easy enough to offset the channel numbers in the Anytone file
>     to get
>     them where they were supposed to be.   I was wondering if this was
>     normal for some radio memory registers to start with "0" and some
>     with "1".
>     Also my Anytone Chirp file sometimes hangs up or freezes, while I
>     haven't had any problems with the Baofeng Chirp files.  It usually
>     freezes during a cut and paste operation or during an import or
>     operation.  Not a huge problem but sometimes annoying.  Should I be
>     downloading new daily Chirp builds?
>     Thanks
>     Dave
>     KG7RBQ
> Dave,
> Of the 5 radios that I program with CHIRP, 3 start the channel numbers 
> with "0" and 2 start the channel numbers with "1". So, yes, this is 
> normal. So don't program channel "0" with anything that you would want 
> to be common amongst all radios.
> Jim KC9HI

Thanks; that's what I was beginning to think.

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