[chirp_users] Duplex "off" option

David weather at lightingunlimited.com
Fri Mar 10 15:55:07 PST 2017


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On 3/10/2017 4:08 PM, Drew Einhorn wrote:
> The point is to make it easier for licensed folks to avoid mistakes 
> that violate the law, not to make it impossible for folks who intend 
> to violate the law.
>
> It's easy to accidentally press the TX button. I would prefer to 
> easily configure the radio to limit the damages. Duplex off is nice. 
> But, I'd prefer to set my country to US and license to Amateur 
> Technician and automatically have Duplex set correctly for all 
> frequencies outside the amateur bands.
>
> Crowdsourcing database tables is relatively straightforward with 
> MediaWiki. There may be other wikis that are easier to use and do a 
> good job crowdsourcing tables.
>
> On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 2:43 PM John LaMartina ☀ <JohnLa at usa.net 
> <mailto:JohnLa at usa.net>> wrote:
>
>     Also, how would CHIRP test to see that the person entering the
>     passcode really held that license...
>
>     John
>     Http://www.miklor.com
>
>     On Mar 10, 2017, at 3:38 PM, Drew Einhorn <drew.einhorn at gmail.com
>     <mailto:drew.einhorn at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>>     I hadn't thought about mode.
>>
>>     A partial solution ignoring mode would be useful to prevent
>>     accidental tx on weather radio channels, etc.
>>
>>     A well designed wiki like interface would enable the hard details
>>     to be crowd sourced.
>>
>>     I'm not sure it's worth the trouble, either. And it still may be
>>     more difficult than I realize. But maybe it should be added to
>>     the official list of things to consider someday in the future.
>>
>>     I agree on the override
>>
>>     On Fri, Mar 10, 2017, 1:06 PM Tom Hayward <tom at tomh.us
>>     <mailto:tom at tomh.us>> wrote:
>>
>>         On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 11:35 AM, Drew Einhorn
>>         <drew.einhorn at gmail.com <mailto:drew.einhorn at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>         >
>>         > Feature request.
>>         >
>>         > Add a global setting for license type. And, set duplex to
>>         off for frequencies outside the bands allowed to TX by the
>>         license. I know it's not quite as simple as it seems because
>>         of international differences. So, you would probably need to
>>         add a country setting, too.
>>
>>         This gets especially complicated in the US where, for most
>>         amateur
>>         bands, certain modes are only allowed on certain frequencies.
>>
>>         Personally, I use Chirp to program a number of Part 90 radios in
>>         Chirp. Teaching Chirp about all the licenses and FUAs for
>>         each agency
>>         I work with sounds like more trouble than it's worth. There
>>         would need
>>         be an override.
>>
>>         Tom KD7LXL
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