[chirp_users] FT-857D memory banks?

KJ6EWX qso at kj6ewx.com
Thu Jul 19 09:44:09 PDT 2018


Ah, ok that makes sense. Thanks for the explanation..



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> On Jul 19, 2018, at 8:11 AM, W. T. Jones <wn3lif at gmail.com> wrote:
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> The 857D does not support "banks" as we usually think of them.
> 
> It supports memory grouping. It just partitions the memories into 20 memory segments. On = scan 20 memory segments. Off = scan all 200.
> 
> You cannot assign a memory to a bank.
> 
> From the manual...
> 
> MENU MODE No•055 [ MEM GROUP ]
> Function: Enables/disables the memory grouping feature.
> Available Values: OFF/ON
> Default: OFF
> When this Menu Item is set to “ON,” the 200 “standard” memory channels are partitioned
> into ten Memory Groups, each holding up to 20 memory channels (the Group size is fixed).
> 
> There isn't a setting to assign a channel to a bank which is probably why Chirp doesn't have that option available for the 857D.
> 
> There is a Quick Memory Bank (QMB) feature where you can "bank" a channel of interest that is mentioned but I never used it.
> 
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> WT
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>> On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 10:45 PM, KJ6EWX <qso at kj6ewx.com> wrote:
>> The 857D supports memory banks. 10 banks of 20 memories.  
>> 
>> My VX-6R has the same and CHIRP shows a ‘Banks’ tab with the ability to name the banks and assign individual memories to each bank.
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>>> On Jul 18, 2018, at 7:38 PM, Nigel A. Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF <nigel at ngunn.net> wrote:
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>>> Special Memories?
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>>>> On 18 July 2018 at 20:01 KJ6EWX <qso at kj6ewx.com> wrote:
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>>>> 
>>>> Hello All,
>>>> 
>>>> I just downloaded my 857D’s memory to CHIRP. I have the memory banks turned on (although nothing saved to them) and in CHIRP I do not see any ‘banks’. 
>>>> 
>>>> Does CHIRP not support this? Or is it something else? Maybe that I don’t have any entries saved in banks?
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