[chirp_users] Chirp's new Alias feature.

Curley Frazier ricknbrook at gmail.com
Wed Jun 15 14:13:53 PDT 2016

Love Chirp! Thanks for all you do. One question please? In my Baofung
UV-5R+ if I open menu to look at settings go tell a freind what PL tone a
repeater had on a stored frequency, or to to program another radio in the
field, it shows blank.....? Can this be edited to show each repeaters PL?
On Jun 15, 2016 9:37 AM, "Pavel Milanes (CO7WT)" <pavelmc at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi to all the Chirp's users out there.
> Since last night daily (20160616) Chirp support an Alias feature that make
> radio clones to be showed in the user interface (UI) as it's own
> vendor/model.
> This will ease the use of the software and avoid some head aches for new
> comers, as you don't need to know before hand that for your "FooBar 3000"
> radio you must select the "ChinaRadio 2345" as vendor/model in the UI at
> clone time.
> So far just the below mentioned radios support this feature,* but there
> it has a catch all you need to know:*
> As the radios are clones, this alias feature mask the vendor/model in the
> download/upload UI procedure for convenience, but once you save an image
> for that radio it's all about the real radio. The implications are this: if
> you save an image of a clone, when you open it in Chirp *it will show
> itself as the real radio, not the clon**e*.
> So my recommendation is that you NAME the image file like your radio
> vendor/model; this way you will get get a "tip from the past" when months
> in the future you hit with this odd behavior.
> 73 Pavel CO7WT.
> PS: I will update the supported radio page of the wiki later to show this.
> El 15/06/16 a las 03:12, Build System escribió:
> Greetings,
> A new daily build of CHIRP is available.  This includes changes made
> directly to the tree yesterday, and may include additional features,
> bug fixes, and/or bugs.  If you are interested in trying it, grab it
> from the following location:
>   http://trac.chirp.danplanet.com/chirp_daily/daily-20160615
> A list of the changes included in this build (since the last daily)
> follows:
> Changes for Build #409
> [Pavel Milanes (CO7WT) <pavelmc at gmail.com> <pavelmc at gmail.com>] [PATCH][Feature] Add the know clones of the btech with the new alias feature, fixes #3749
> This patch explicitly adds the following Btech clones to the UI:
> * Jetstream JT2705M
> * Juentai JT-6188 Mini
> * Juentai JT-6188 Plus
> * Sainsonic GT-890
> This radios do show properly now in the download/upload dialog as vendor/model, this will ease the handling of clones in the user side.
> *But it has a catch and the users will be notified on the chirp_user list: when you opens a saved image of a clone it will show in Chirp as the real radio, not the clone.*
> 73 Pavel CO7WT
> --
> 73 Pavel CO7WT.
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