[chirp_users] Freq entry

Gary Runningbear runningbear2000 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 5 09:27:02 PST 2015


This is all very weird. In channel mode fact and offset icons do not show
that channel will not operate properly . if they do show everything works
as it should, at least on my uv-82. Too bad the Chinese do not understand
how Americans want their radios to work. lol
On Nov 5, 2015 12:19 PM, "David Buss" <kd9ebr at gmail.com> wrote:

> Oops, forgot to say, it should work properly, just not show it.
>
> D. Buss
> KD9EBR
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gary Runningbear <runningbear2000 at gmail.com>
> To: Discussion of CHIRP <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
> Sent: Thu, 05 Nov 2015 11:14
> Subject: Re: [chirp_users] Freq entry
>
> Just found another problem. I enter a frequency a ct tone and an offset
> and save to a channel. This is in the VFO of Courts. then I go to channel
> mode and pull up that channel and find that the CT tone and the offset have
> not carried over. It is acting like a simplex frequency. did I do something
> wrong or miss something?
> On Nov 5, 2015 11:28 AM, "Gary Runningbear" <runningbear2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Ok. I just figured out how to add up to 5 decimal places. many thanks
>> On Nov 5, 2015 11:23 AM, "Jim Unroe" <rock.unroe at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 11:02 AM, Gary Runningbear
>>> <runningbear2000 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > In the UV 82L, when adding frequencies that have four to five digits
>>> to the
>>> > right of the decimal point how do you get  the last one or two digits
>>> in
>>> > there?
>>> >
>>>
>>> You just type it into the Frequency cell of the memory spreadsheet
>>> editor.
>>>
>>> If you are talking about entering the frequency into the VFO using the
>>> keypad (which has nothing to do with CHIRP), you do the following:
>>>
>>> 1 set menu 1 (STEP) to a value that is compatible with the frequency
>>> that you want to enter
>>> 2 key in the 1st 6 digits of the frequency
>>> 3 press the [^] up arrow key once
>>>
>>> For example if you want to listen to FRS channel, 462.5625 MHz
>>>
>>> 1 Set STEP to 2.5KHZ, 6.25KHZ or 12.5KHZ
>>> 2 Key in 462562 (after entering the last 2, the frequency will be
>>> rounded off to the 1st STEP compatible frequency below the desired
>>> frequency)
>>> 3 Press the [^] up arrow key once (the display will read "462.562"
>>> followed by a very small 5)
>>>
>>> Jim KC9HI
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