[chirp_users] FM broadcast reception and Chirp

Chance Fulton chance.fulton at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 05:28:18 PST 2017


This is what I was incorrectly remembering. It does seem to keep the value,
but you can only set one.
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-Chance KE8EXY

On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 4:59 PM, Jim Unroe <rock.unroe at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 2:38 PM, Jim Pruitt <jpruitt67 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The current discussion brings up questions for me.  I like to insert one
> or
> > more FM broadcast stations in the 88-108mhz US FM band.  The times I have
> > inserted one of the station in a Chirp image it gets removed when
> uploaded
> > to the radio.  Am I making the entry wrong or will it not store it in
> one of
> > the 128 memories?
> >
> > Thank you.
> > Jim Pruitt
>
> You didn't say which radio? Since you mentioned 128 channels I will
> assume you are referring to a Baofeng UV-5R or similar radio.
> Broadcast FM is on a separate chip from the 2-way radio chip. It only
> has storage of the currently selected broadcast FM frequency. In other
> words, it can remember the current frequency across power cycles. The
> frequency cannot be saved in any of the 2-way radios channel memories.
> CHIRP can preset this value but that is all CHIRP is capable of doing
> because that is all the radio is capable of doing.
>
> Jim KC9HI
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Chance Fulton
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