[chirp_users] CHIRP and Icom T70A

Bry Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Wed Apr 1 20:42:08 PDT 2015


Very well put. Sorry to grumble but I have been trying really hard and it takes my time away from actual operating.

Best regards - Brian Carling
AF4K Crystals Co.
117 Sterling Pine St.
Sanford, FL 32773

Tel: +USA 321-262-5471




> On Apr 1, 2015, at 9:21 PM, David Ranch <chirp at trinnet.net> wrote:
> 
> 
> Hello Bry,
> 
>> This radio programmning crap is keeping so many hams off the air. I miss the days when you
>> didn't need to program radios. They just worked, OR they were far simpler to set up
>> memories.
> 
> No one said you had to program your radio via a computer.  You can just use the keypad to get the same thing done.  It's just usually a LOT harder.
> 
> Alternatively, if you want known quality, you can buy solutions from say RT Systems which include cables (those also occasionally go bad) and software but if you want to take your saved settings to a new radio, you have to buy THAT radio's software package.  If you have 5 different radios.. that can get quite expensive in a hurry.  Chirp doesn't follow that approach and one program attempts to program ALL radios but with a community based effort, you must temper your complaints with how much you paid for the software.  $0 = a few complaints  ;-)
> 
> --David



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