[chirp_users] trying to put in local police frequencies

Jardy Dawson jardy72 at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 2 11:17:07 PDT 2016


They are talking 39.82MHZ, not 39.82KHZ.  Big difference.

Jardy Dawson
WA7JRD Ham Radio

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On Sep 2, 2016, at 11:01, Lee Houde <houdatto at gmail.com> wrote:

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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