[chirp_users] Unlocking the field programming

Marco IZ3GME
Mon Jun 3 11:22:45 PDT 2013

...mmm... can't it be the Keypad lock enabled?

Frank, can you send an image (.img file) taken from the locked radio for 
us to analyse it?

73 de IZ3GME Marco

On 06/03/2013 07:49 PM, Jim Unroe wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 11:01 AM, Franklin Sanor <wa8whp at gmail.com
> <mailto:wa8whp at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     A local ham has a UV5R which cannot be field programmed. What
>     procedure is needed to do this? I can program using chirp but this
>     wont allow on-the-go changes.
>     TNX
>     73
>     WA8WHP
>     Frank
>     wa8whp at gmail.com <mailto:wa8whp at gmail.com>
> Franklin,
> Exactly how is it that this UV-5R cannot be field programmed? Would you
> download a CHIRP image from this radio and attach it to a post to this
> list so I can take a look at it?
> The only way that I know someone can prevent field programming of a
> UV-5R is to disable the VFOs by using CHIRP. The way this is
> accomplished is by setting the lower band limits higher than the upper
> band limits. No frequencies can then be keyed into the VFO and therefor
> no frequencies can be saved to a channel with menu 27. If this is what
> has happened, then just set the band limits back to the range of
> frequencies that you want to be field programmed.
> Jim KC9HI
> _______________________________________________
> chirp_users mailing list
> chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com
> http://intrepid.danplanet.com/mailman/listinfo/chirp_users

More information about the chirp_users mailing list