[chirp_users] Wouxun KG-UV6X, is it possible to unlock menu function?

Jim Unroe rock.unroe at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 18:16:35 PDT 2014


Rob,

I don't have an X model (I have a D model) so I have no way of testing
this. But you should be able to access the Settings->All Settings menu of
CHIRP and then enable the top setting which is "Menu Available". Upload the
change back to your radio and the Menus should now be available.

Jim KC9HI


On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 9:07 PM, Rob Gowler <robgowler at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello everyone.
>
> I was hoping you could help me out.
>
> I just received my Wouxun KG-UV6X.  As expected it showed up with the
> keyboard locked.
>
> I have a MAC running on OSX 10.9.2.  There were several references on the
> internet suggesting that Chirp can unlock the keyboard.
>
> I am using a USB cable that I have successfully worked with about 15
> Wouxun UV3D's as well as a kenwood TH-F6, so I'm pretty darn sure my cable
> works.
>
> I was able to download from radio on my new UV6X and upload to radio a few
> frequencies that I need for work tomorrow (Safety/Rescue technician for a
> large exploration project).
>
> I am unable to unlock the menu feature on the radio.
>
> I was expecting to be able to click on the settings button in Chirp and
> access that option, and others, from there (similar to the KG-UV3D's I've
> programmed.  However, when I click on the Settings button I get nothing but
> a blank screen.
>
> I tried to download the free software from the Wouxun site, but of course
> my OS does not support it.
>
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>
> rob
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