[chirp_users] Adding freqs.

Gary Runningbear runningbear2000 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 2 09:02:55 PST 2015


Thanks for the information, Ken. I'll try to work on that when I get back
home tonight and I'll let you know how it works out. thanks again.
On Nov 2, 2015 11:57 AM, "Kenneth Jones" <kententen at me.com> wrote:

> Yes, well of course we figgered you were just gonna listen, and we all
> know there is no rule against that (and no practical way to stop it either,
> but that’s another story).
>
>
>
> There’s a feature you’ll see that will help you do exactly what you want.
>
> Having attached your set (I use an 82C—and it’s not type accepted for FRS
> either (antenna cannot be removable, power not over 500 mw) I choose
> [UPLOAD FROM RADIO] to load what’s now on my set into CHIRP’s memory. The
> frequencies are displayed. I select [MEMORY RANGE] to go from [0] to [127],
> which is one more than actually exists; I select [SHOW EMPTY]; my PC
> display now resembles a mostly empty spreadsheet with rows numbered 0
> through 126. Yeah, that’s one more than I selected, but I now know I have
> all possible channels showing.
>
>
>
> So far, so good?
>
>
>
> At CHIRP’s menu (top of screen), Mouse over and select (click on) [RADIO]
> then select [IMPORT FROM STOCK CONFIG] then select [US FRS and GMRS
> channels]. They will display on a smaller window center screen.
>
>
>
> Got that?
>
>
>
> Now, fun stuff.
>
>
>
> That import window you’re looking at has several buttons on the bottom in
> the box called [Adjust Location]. Play around there. As it is, the
> frequencies on this table will over-write your channel locations (NOT a
> good thing). Click the button marked [+10] twice, then the button marked
> [-1] three times and you’ll see the target locations [TO] column now starts
> at 17, not 1. You said you have the first 16 channels filled, so 17 is your
> next vacant spot. You can skip numbers, if you want FRS1 to be in 21 and so
> on, just use the [+10] twice to change the position. Click [OK] and you’re
> done importing into your frequency list.
>
>
>
> What do the French say? “Viola!” ?? No, that’s not right.
>
>
>
> Anyway, now you might want to make sure that the [DUPLEX] setting is [OFF]
> to inhibit transmit and [MODE] is set to [NFM] just for the FRS channels.
>
>
>
> It is my understanding that in the USA one may legally listen to any radio
> frequency transmission except cellular communications. You may not profit
> on what you overhear. You may not divulge the content of a transmission you
> overhear that was not intended for public dissemination. Be a little
> careful here; the airwaves are federally regulated; violations are
> felonies. That said, I have the marine channels 06 and 16, FRS, GMRS, MURS,
> my local school district, my Fire Department and the Weather Service all
> stuck in mine. I selected the [S] field (skip on scan) for the Weather
> channels, so those constant broadcasts don’t show up unless I specifically
> select their channel position.
>
>
>
> Cheers, enjoy your new toy.
>
>
>
> Ken, KB3JA
>
> Seattle
>
> --
>
> Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to
> pause and reflect. Mark Twain
>
>
>
> *From:* chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com [mailto:
> chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com] *On Behalf Of *Gary
> Runningbear
> *Sent:* 01 November, 2015 23:18
> *To:* kc6iih <kc6iih at aol.com>; Discussion of CHIRP <
> chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Adding freqs.
>
>
>
> Understood. Thanks.
>
> *[Kenneth Jones] <<snip>>*
>
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