[chirp_users] more help

Mon May 27 12:57:50 PDT 2013

more help.

i gave up with the csv.   seems to be too much work.

i made a file and saved it as a .chirp file.
but now i am not able to load it to the radio.  why?  what did i do 
wrong this time?


On 5/27/2013 12:33 PM, Tom Hayward wrote:
> On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 12:20 PM, dave <k7da at comcast.net> wrote:
>> hum
>> that seems to work. but it appeared not to when i first tried.
>> is the radio name important.  if so how is it changed?
> CSV format is radio agnostic, so the radio name doesn't matter.
> I don't have Excel, so I'm not sure what it is doing to your CSV
> files. Probably changing the comma format or maybe you removed/changed
> the column labels or entered a value that Chirp didn't understand
> (e.g. "100.0 Hz" instead of "100.0"). You can try opening the Excel
> CSV and Chirp CSV both in Notepad and comparing them to see what
> changed.
> The recommended way to manage your memories is to save a master CSV
> file with all your channels in the stock_configs folder. Every time
> you want to program a radio, copy/paste or import from this master
> CSV. If you need to add a new repeater to the CSV, in Chirp select
> File > Open stock config and choose your master CSV. Use Chirp to type
> in the new repeater information (or import from a data source like
> Repeater Book) then save the CSV.
> Tom KD7LXL
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