[chirp_users] UV-5R / BF-F8+

Bob Burkett r.l.burkett at gmail.com
Sat Aug 1 09:18:39 PDT 2015


Jim,

Thanks for you quick reply!
That all makes sense once you explained it!

Thanks again!
~Bob
KF3BY

On Sat, Aug 1, 2015 at 12:03 PM, Jim Unroe <rock.unroe at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 1, 2015 at 11:47 AM, Bob Burkett <r.l.burkett at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I have a new BF-F8+ and I am having a problem I can't find an answer for.
> > When attempting to program in a repeater with a 5Mhz "+" offset, the
> radio
> > displays "+-"
> > Any idea what I may be doing wrong?
> >
> > I need to program most of my channels with CTSS transmit onlytone and a
> "+"
> > offset.
> > Any tips?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Bob
> > KF3BY
>
> Bob,
>
> You are don't nothing wrong. That is the way the UV-5R and its many
> variants work.
>
> These radios to not use shift direction (+ or -) or offset when
> storing channels in MR (channel) mode. What these radios do is store
> the RX frequency and TX frequency eliminating the need for these
> settings.
>
> You have to remember that these radios are designed for commercial use
> where the license shows the authorized frequencies.
>
> So whenever the programmed TX frequency is different from the
> programmed RX frequency (repeater, odd-split, cross-band and TX
> inhibited channels) the upper status display will indicate "+-".
>
> You can see that the channel is programmed properly by setting menu 21
> (MDF-A) or menu 22 (MDF-B) to FREQ and then select that display.
> Select the repeater channel that you want to check. You should see the
> RX frequency in the selected display. Now tap the [*SCAN] key to put
> the radio into "reverse" mode. The selected display will change to the
> TX frequency. Tap the [*SCAN] again to exit "reverse" mode.
>
> Menu 25 (SFT-D) and menu 26 (OFFSET) only have a purpose and only
> function in VFO (frequency) mode. See the "Reference for UV-5R Menus"
> for details which modes and when each menu functions.
>
> http://www.miklor.com/COM/UV_MenuDef.php
>
> Jim KC9HI
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