[chirp_users] Memory Bank Settings Upload Issue

Tom Hayward
Wed Dec 3 12:56:28 PST 2014

This sounds like it could be a regression from
http://chirp.danplanet.com/issues/739. Please submit it as a bug if
you haven't already.


On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 5:52 AM, Pete Mackie <pete at seaquest.com> wrote:
> I have a recently new Yaesu FT-8800R dual band FM transceiver. Using CHIRP
> 0.4.0, with repeater memory parameters,  I am able to both Download from
> radio and Upload to radio without any issues.
> CHIRP displays four separate windows (Radio left and Radio right—with two
> independent sets of repeater memories) selected by buttons in the display
> left-hand column:
> Memories (Left)
> Banks (Left)
> Memories (Right)
> Banks (Right)
> In one of the two CHIRP Banks window, I set the check boxes by Bank number /
> Memory channel. Then I perform a CHIRP Upload to radio. The memory channel
> records are subsequently visible and usable on the Yaesu FT-8800R
> transceiver. But the Banks memories are void of content.
> Furthermore, if I manually first activate memory Banks Memory Channel
> assignments on my Yaesu FT-8800R, the Banks (Left and Right) check boxes do
> not show up as checked in the two CHIRP Banks windows after performing a
> CHIRP Download from radio.
> Another apparent CHIRP 0.4.0 bug is that if you set check boxes in the Banks
> (Left) memory then the check boxes are identically set in the Banks (Right)
> memory. Same going from a (Right) to (Left) Banks memory. Checkbox settings
> are auto-duplicated from one Banks memory to the other Banks memory.
> Are the above multiple issues missing CHIRP features and/or bugs or am I
> missing something that I should perform when doing repeater memory downloads
> or upload with CHIRP?
> I am using a Mac OS X 10.10.1 Mavericks computer with CHIRP 0.4.0. Would a
> newer release of CHIRP solve this issue?
> As an aside using CHIRP, I am able to download and upload Bank memory check
> box settings form / to to my Yaesu VX-6 handheld transceiver without any
> Bank number transfer issues.
> Pete Mackie
> kg7ixu at arrl.net
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