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

Ryan Tourge ryan.tourge at gmail.com
Mon Aug 3 18:59:06 PDT 2015


If the adjacent signal is strong enough that will happen. Remember these
are $40 radios. Can you enable PL for that frequency?


On Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 9:46 PM, Bob Burkett <r.l.burkett at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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??
>
> Thanks,
> Bob/KF3BY
>
> 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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