[chirp_users] trying to put in local police frequencies

Lee Houde houdatto at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 11:01:43 PDT 2016


Are you sure about that frequency? 39.82000 is a HF frequency; it is very
unlikely any municipal agencies would use HF, more likely they would be
using VHF, UHF or SHF. Maybe you meant 139.82000 or 439.82000?

On Fri, Sep 2, 2016 at 1:18 PM, John LaMartina <JohnLa at usa.net> wrote:

> Glenn,
> There is a link in the Miklor website http://www.miklor.com/UV5R/
>
> called Expanded Frequency Coverage.
> It explains the limitations of the radio.
> CHIRP can expand the range very slightly, but the internal filters take
> over.
>
> John
> http://www.miklor.com
>
>
>
>
>
> *From:* chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com [mailto:
> chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com] *On Behalf Of *Glenn
> *Sent:* Friday, September 02, 2016 12:17 PM
> *To:* Discussion of CHIRP
> *Subject:* [chirp_users] trying to put in local police frequencies
>
>
>
> Hi,
>
> I searched on RadioReference.com for some local frequencies by zip code,
> and it gave me a list.
>
> I am planning on trying to enter them into a CSV file that I had
> previously exported.
>
> I am trying to test these frequencies on my Baofeng 5R and it does not
> allow me to enter the frequency, and based on the numbers, I'm thinking
> that that the 5R does not go to this frequency range.
>
> example:
>
> 39.820000
>
> I thought that there is a way to force this type of radio to scan in those
> areas.
>
> Thanks for any help.
>
> Glenn
>
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