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

Bob Burkett r.l.burkett at gmail.com
Mon Aug 3 19:14:36 PDT 2015


Tower is relatively close... PLs are the same

~Bob

On Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 9:59 PM, Ryan Tourge <ryan.tourge at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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