[chirp_users] Chirp programming Yaesu FT-8800R questions ...

IZ3GME Marco iz3gme.marco at gmail.com
Mon Oct 13 04:47:36 PDT 2014


Chirp itself will display needed instructions before clone starts.
As you guessed the general rule is to start clone on receiving end first 
and then start the transmit one.

73 de IZ3GME Marco

On 11/10/2014 22:29, Thomas Fancher wrote:
> If someone has had experience connecting the FT-8800R to a computer, I
> would appreciate learning the correct procedure order for download and
> upload.
> The Yaesu manual reads:
> To clone from one transceiver to another, use the following procedure:
> 1. Insert the Cloning Cable into the DATA jack of each transceiver.
> 2. Turn both transceivers off, then press and hold in the “left” [V/M]
> key on each radio
> while turning the power on again.
> 3. Rotate the “right” DIAL knob on each radio to select (CLONE START),
> then press the
> [SET] key. The display will disappear for a moment, then the “CLONE”
> notation will
> appear on the display.
> 4. On the “destination” radio, press the “left” [LOW] key. The “CLONE
> -RX-” indicator
> will appear on the display.
> 5. Now, on the “source” radio, press the “left” [V/M] key. The “CLONE
> -TX-” indicator will
> appear on the display, and the cloning data transfer will immediately begin.
> Since the computer running Chirp will be the "TX" during download, and
> then "RX" during upload, there may be some question as to whether to
> initiate the download first in Chirp, or transmit from the radio first.
> Likewise, to upload to the radio, it would appear to start the radio
> first to receive, then have Chirp upload.
> If someone can verify my thinking, I would appreciate a reply.
> Thomas
>
>
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