[chirp_users] puxing px-777 anomalies

Mark Atwood me at mark.atwood.name
Sun Oct 6 13:15:21 PDT 2013


I have a PX-888 VHF and a PX-888 UHF that I can send in on loan to the
Chirp devs so that they may be supported.

On Sun, Oct 6, 2013 at 11:50 AM, eric oyen <eric.oyen at gmail.com> wrote:
> ok,
> I just sent this directly to tom. It appears that mine is a PX-888 (vhf only). I seriously wish there was some support for it in the daily build. Also, since I am blind and on a limited income, I can't just go out and purchase another radio just to have it  taken apart.
>
> anyway, I really need to be able to program my radio without having to depend on others (when they have time, etc.).
>
> Also, I just sent out an email to Kevin Lim (at puxingradio) asking for either the command set or just to make their program accessible to me. I don't expect a response (its been that way with chinese companies for a long time).
>
> As far as accessibility of Chirp goes, I can use it in linux (though I would rather it also be usable on a mac with voiceover).
>
> now, could someone PLEASE add support for the px-888 (and the k model too).
>
> -eric
>
> On Oct 6, 2013, at 10:26 AM, Tom Hayward wrote:
>
>> Chirp doesn't recognize this as a PX-777. Are you sure it is a PX-777?
>>
>> Tom
>>
>> On Sun, Oct 6, 2013 at 10:15 AM, eric oyen <eric.oyen at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> hey tom,
>>> here are those images. now I cannot say they won't look  the same considering I use a screen reader (on linux its ORCA)..
>>>
>>> see if you can make sense of these.
>>> On Oct 4, 2013, at 9:48 AM, Tom Hayward wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Fri, Oct 4, 2013 at 1:58 AM, eric oyen <eric.oyen at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> hello there,
>>>>>
>>>>> ok, I have tried both the stable release version that came with ubuntu 13.04 and the daily build produced yesterday.
>>>>>
>>>>> both aren't reading my radio correctly.
>>>>>
>>>>> on the stable release, only every 3rd memory location (frequency) is visible. On the development version, it shows values that are supposed to be in other fields (such as PL tone being in the frequency field, etc.).
>>>>
>>>> Eric,
>>>>
>>>> Send me the .img file you downloaded from the radio. I'll see if I can
>>>> figure out what's going on.
>>>>
>>>> I have access to a PX-777 and it works perfectly with Chirp.
>>>>
>>>> Tom KD7LXL
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