[chirp_users] Baofeng CHIRP Build

Nick Nudell medicnick at gmail.com
Tue May 12 13:51:28 PDT 2015


Thank you, I'll give that approach a try as well!



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Nick Nudell, MS, NRP
(760) 405-6869
<https://www.google.com/voice/b/0?orderid=12297398415473197292.C.1422058108973241#phones>
medicnick at gmail.com

On Tue, May 12, 2015 at 4:04 AM, jerry hodgson <ke4psa at gmail.com> wrote:

> what i did was
> 1) download from radio
> 2) saved .img file as "default.img" so i could reset my radio if i bugered
> something up
> 3) opened "default.img"
> 4) opened the .csv file i wanted
> 5) clicking on the top channel number, the pressing shift+left clicking
> the last channel in the bunch
> 6)right clicked over highlighted channels, selected "copy"
> 7) selected my "default.img" tab
> 8) left clicked to highlight the channel i wanted to start my bunch at
> 8) right clicked and selected "paste" which then took a few sec, but
> pasted all of it over
> 9) rinsed and repeated from my .csv files
> 10) saved my edited default.img file by going to "file" then "save as",
> stored it as " funkychicken1.img"(name is at your discretion)
> 11) uploaded funkychicken to my radio,
> 12) powered my radio off and unplugged my data cable
> 13) powered my radio on and talked on my local repeaters
> 14) powered off, reconnected data cable then powered back on
> 15) downloaded img from my radio to ensure data integrity
>
> all this said, im running chirp on a win7, 64bit machine, running chirp in
> compatibility mode for windows xp servicepack 3, using the ftdi cable from
> baofeng on my bf uv-5r with baofeng's software and drivers from their site
> as well as chirp from chirp's site but the newest build you get from the
> farrrrr right hand link on the chirp download page
> On May 11, 2015 4:42 PM, "Nick Nudell" <medicnick at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> This reinforces my comments on the documentation from the other thread.
>> Getting the right USB drivers is enough to scare normal people away.
>>
>> Anyways, I didn't know you could copy/paste like that although I had
>> tried it and it did not work. There were also problems when rows already
>> had been set but I don't recall the details of the problem now. I know when
>> there are two tabs or more open, you cannot easily tell which one is which
>> or not so you can easily end up having to redownload just to make sure!
>>
>> The process I'm using to program the radios is:
>> 1. Download from radio
>> 2. Export csv locally
>> 3. Edit csv
>> 4. Import from csv
>> 5. Double check to make sure it copied the changes into CHIRP because
>> sometimes it doesn't
>> 6. Upload to radio
>> 7. Download from radio to make sure it copied the changes into radio
>> because sometimes it doesn't
>>
>> Does that sound  like the best way to do this?
>>
>> Thanks!
>> Nick
>> KK6TYY
>>
>>
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>> Nick Nudell, MS, NRP
>> (760) 405-6869
>> <https://www.google.com/voice/b/0?orderid=12297398415473197292.C.1422058108973241#phones>
>> medicnick at gmail.com
>>
>> On Sun, May 10, 2015 at 11:40 PM, jerry hodgson <ke4psa at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> ive found that if you download from your radio first, save that as your
>>> primary .img file, you can open your .csv files in other tabs, then copy n
>>> paste the data from the csv to the img.  you can only upload img files to
>>> the radio
>>> On May 10, 2015 6:31 PM, "Nick Nudell" <medicnick at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I'm trying to import a csv for a Baofeng BF-F8+ but found the only way
>>>> to read the radio was to select UV5R. ANyways, see the attached error
>>>> message when importing the csv... the CSV was first exported and then I
>>>> pasted the content from my other radio (UV82) csv file to it.
>>>>
>>>> Any ideas?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks!
>>>> Nick
>>>>
>>>> KK6TYY
>>>>
>>>> [image: Inline image 2]
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>> Nick Nudell, MS, NRP
>>>> (760) 405-6869
>>>> <https://www.google.com/voice/b/0?orderid=12297398415473197292.C.1422058108973241#phones>
>>>> medicnick at gmail.com
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, May 7, 2015 at 8:12 AM, Red Mist <red.mist.222 at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Thanks for the information Jim.  I am using build 0.4.1 to program the
>>>>> Baofeng radios.  If I am not mistaken, that is the latest build I have been
>>>>> able to find.  What build should I be using?
>>>>>
>>>>> Rick
>>>>> W7OLA
>>>>>
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