[chirp_users] Data changes from "Upload" to "Download"

Amnon Zohar amnon.zohar at gmail.com
Sun Jan 24 16:22:21 PST 2016


i wish i had the capability to program even less complicated missions!!
that's why i would thank someone who can..

can you please be  more specific about the step by step stages to create a
master image, edit it and import it.
thanks

2016-01-25 1:12 GMT+02:00 Jim Unroe <rock.unroe at gmail.com>:

> On Sun, Jan 24, 2016 at 5:25 PM, Amnon Zohar <amnon.zohar at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > i have 2 baofeng radios
> > 1 is UV-5RA
> > the other is UV-5RA+
> > they look a little different, but basically they are the same
> > both show 297 as firmware ver when put on with 3 pressed
> > only when read with chirp i can see that 1 is really 307 and the other is
> > 311!
>
> Since BFB299, the [3] key + Power-on message is no longer the "real"
> firmware version.
>
> >
> > i cannot upload to one radio what i downloaded from the other because
> > firmware versions are different!
> > therefore i have to program each one seperately! which is preaty
> annoying!!
> > i do not see any differace in data formation!
> > if i remember right it was not like that on previous versions of chirp
>
> You can thank Baofeng for this.
>
> >
> > when i use the radio to radio cloning cable it works well so it is weired
> > that under chip it doesnt.
> > did chirp programmers preferred giving us a hard time just to be on the
> safe
> > side??
>
> Radio to radio cloning does not dump the whole memory of one radio
> into the other. The memory layouts between versions are not the same.
> The latest firmware versions have removed the radio-to-radio cloning
> because of the main memory layout changes.
>
> > i will thank the one that will go through the trouble to check which
> > firmware versions are actually compatible and allow uploading and which
> are
> > not and do not allow it.
> > i know it is easier to compare version numbers and decide. but i believe
> > easy should be kept for the user not for the programmer.
> > i really hope someone take the job.
> > or at least tell me which older version of chip did not check the
> firmware
> > version. or checked the wrong version field which shows 297 for both
>
> CHIRP is open source. You are welcome to take this on.
>
> >
> > what is the meaning of the message read with power on+6?
> >
>
> It is a date. Your guess is as good as mine as to what it represents.
>
> All you have to do is edit the "master' image for 1 radio and import
> it into the image of the other radios. I use the image from my 2012
> UV-5R as my master image and import it into my BF-F8HP, UV-82, UV-82C,
> UV-82HP and Wouxun KG-UV6D.
>
> Jim KC9HI
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Amnon
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