[chirp_users] Is repeaterbook import broken?

Nolan Darilek nolan at thewordnerd.info
Tue Mar 27 18:57:09 PDT 2018


Hmm, I must be doing something wrong. If I use the Query function,
select Repeaterbook, Political, TX, Travis County, 2M band, then click
OK, I only get back a single repeater, 145.1100. There should be around 10.


For performing proximity queries, what values are expected for Location
and Distance? If I enter my zip code and 100, again I only get a single
repeater, but it doesn't appear to be at all relevant to my location.
Not sure if the value geocodes, or if a specific format is expected.
Also not sure if the distance is KM, miles, meters, etc.


Thanks for helping me with this.



On 03/27/2018 07:04 PM, Jim Unroe wrote:
>> Now I see a list of repeaters. How do I indicate to which channel I want
>> each assigned? There's a To column, but there's also a From column, so
>> I'm not immediately sure if those values refer to channels or something
>> else.
> Multiple ways.
>
> If you use "Query data source" it will bring the repeaters into
> another tab. Then you can copy-and-past from this tab to the tab to
> wherever you want in the tab that is compatible with your radio.
>
> If you use "Import from data source", the "Import From File" menu will
> allow you to remap the "To" column to where you want the imported
> repeaters to go. Just click the buttons at the bottom to
> increment/decrement the "To" column by that value.
>
> Jim
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