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

Bob Burkett r.l.burkett at gmail.com
Mon Aug 3 18:46:12 PDT 2015

I seem to now have CHIRP programming issues worked out finally!... but now
I have another issue!

While monitoring a service on 453.5625 I get bleed over from a service on
453.5500. I have entries set for NFN (narrow FM),

Any ideas from anyone? Setting or bad radio??


On Sun, Aug 2, 2015 at 8:04 AM, Jim Unroe <rock.unroe at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 1, 2015 at 11:10 PM, Bob Burkett <r.l.burkett at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Jim
> > I am still having issues with programming my BF-F8+.
> > I am having trouble getting CTCSS to program and stay properly. Settings
> are
> > not staying as I program them.
> >
> > I am trying to set the following:
> > Tone Mode = Tone
> > Tone = 141.3
> > Offset = 6.0000
> > Duplex = +
> > Any suggestions? Is there a special sequence in Chirp?
> >
> > Thanks again!
> > ~Bob
> > KF3BY
> >
> Bob,
> Yes... there is sort of a special sequence.
> For example, when you click on 141.3 to choose it, it is not selected
> yet. You must either press the [Enter] key or click onto another cell
> to make the selection "stick". Until you do this, you can press the
> [Esc] key to abort the selection and it will revert back to the
> original value.
> A quick way to make sure that you have fully selected everything is to
> click on the [Refresh] button at the top of the spreadsheet style
> Memory Editor. If after you click this button, the value reverts back
> to its original value, it wasn't fully selected.
> Another way to change the settings of a memory row so that you will
> know the changes will be 100% selected when you are done editing is to
> use the Memory Properties editor. To use this editor, click on a
> memory row to highlight that row (clicking on the leftmost Loc number
> works best). Then click the [Properties] button at the top of the
> spreadsheet style Memory Editor. This will bring up the Memory
> Properties editor for that row. Note: An alternative way to select the
> Memory Properties editor is to Right-click the desired memory row and
> then choose "Properties" from the pop-up dialog box.
> Make all of the desired changes in the Memory Properties editor. When
> done, click the [Ok] button and all of the changes will be made
> permanent.
> A nice feature of the Memory Properties editor is that you can use it
> to edit multiple memories at the same time. To do this you would use
> Ctrl-Click and Shift-Click to highlight multiple memory rows. When the
> [Properties] button is pressed while multiple rows are selected, the
> Memory Properties editor will change the properties of all of the
> selected memories at the same time.
> For example, lets say the 7 NOAA Weather Alert frequencies were
> imported from the CHIRP stock config file. You would highlight these 7
> memories and then bring up the Memory Properties editor. In the Memory
> Properties you would "tick" the box to the left of Duplex to open it
> for editing and then set Duplex = "off" (to inhibit TX on these
> memories). Then you would "tick" the box to the left of Skip and set
> Skip = "S" (to skip these memories when scanning). Then click the [Ok]
> button to make these changes permanent.
> Jim KC9HI
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