[chirp_users] Chirp incorrectly defaults to Narrow band on 220 mhz amateur band.

Dan Smith dsmith at danplanet.com
Mon Feb 6 11:33:43 PST 2017


> 1.25 M (220 Mhz) Amateur band incorrectly defaults to Narrow band. All
> amateur frequencies are Wide band. Please correct.

First off, "all amateur frequencies are wideband" is demonstrably false.

Second, what chirp calls WFM is 100kHz broadcast FM, like what is
available in your car or on several models with 88-106MHz broadcast
receivers.

I just opened a new chirp page and put in 221.5MHz and it defaulted to
FM, which is 5kHz deviation, and what public safety types would call
"wideband".

See here for more details:

http://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/wiki/MemoryEditorColumns#Mode

Are you seeing it default to something other than 'FM' for 220?

--Dan



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