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

Rob Gowler robgowler at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 22:01:06 PDT 2014


Hello again Jim.

Here is a .img file. 


Thanks Jim.

Rob

On Aug 22, 2014, at 8:51 PM, Jim Unroe <rock.unroe at gmail.com> wrote:

> Rob,
> 
> I don't have a Mac, but when you select File followed by Save, surly you will get to choose where you want to save the .img file just like Windows or Linux.
> 
> Jim
> 
> 
> On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 10:24 PM, Rob Gowler <robgowler at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Jim.
> 
> I'm downloading the CHIRP Live CD right now.
> 
> How do I find the chirp .img file?
> 
> Rob
> 
> 
> On Aug 22, 2014, at 7:51 PM, Jim Unroe <rock.unroe at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Rob,
>> I don't have a Mac here. Just Windows 7 and Linux Mint.
>> 
>> There are a couple of thing that you can do.
>> 
>> 1. Download and burn CHIRP Live CD to a USB flash drive and use it temporarily to program your radio.
>> 
>> 2. Email you CHIRP .img file to me, I will enable the Menu Available setting and email it back.
>> 
>> 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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