[chirp_users] can't figure out how to convert a csv file to an image file

Dave Matthews n36078 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 12 19:32:23 PDT 2019


User Interface

Dave
W2IJL

On Fri, Apr 12, 2019, 22:24 Scott Raines <TRUCK28ENG at live.com> wrote:

> Again,
> I sure want to thank you for trying to help me here. I have one question,
> (for now)
> What is a “UI”?
> Scott
>
> Sent from Windows Mail
>
> *From:* Scott Raines <TRUCK28ENG at live.com>
> *Sent:* ‎Thursday‎, ‎April‎ ‎11‎, ‎2019 ‎10‎:‎56‎ ‎PM
> *To:* chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com
>
> Hey Dan,
>  I want to thank you very, very much for this info. As stated, I’m not the
> sharpest tool in the shed for computer manipulation. About 99.9999% of the
> lingo you boys throw around on these Chirp emails is LIGHT YEARS above my
> head. I will try and use your system tomorrow. Very, very much appreciated.
> Scott
>
> Sent from Windows Mail
>
> *From:* Dan Clemmensen <danclemmensen at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* ‎Thursday‎, ‎April‎ ‎11‎, ‎2019 ‎9‎:‎40‎ ‎PM
> *To:* chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com
>
> Hey, Scott. You need to adjust your mental model of how CHIRP works. Don't
> think in terms of "converting .csv to .img". Instead, you can
>    1)download your source radio's data into the CHIRP UI  (or load a .img
> file into the UI)
>    2) edit it within the UI
>    3) export the result into a .csv
>    4) manipulate the .csv
>    5) load a .img file for the TARGET radio into the CHIRP UI
>    6) import the .csv file into the UI so as to modify the data in the UI
>    7) upload the data from the UI into the TARGET radio, (or save the UI
> onctent as a .img file.)
>
> Yes, some combination of these steps does result in "converting a .csv
> into a .img", But that's not teh way it's described.
> Hope this helps.
>
> The details for all for the .csv steps may be found at:
>      https://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/wiki/CSV_HowTo
>
> On Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 9:25 PM Scott Raines <TRUCK28ENG at live.com> wrote:
>
>> Hey gang,
>>
>> I’ll be the first one to admit it, I’m not a computer guru. I know how to
>> navigate around  here and there but, when it comes to technical stuff, I
>> get lost pretty easy. I’m new to this site and I’m  new to Chirp in
>> general. I’ve asked a question or two so far on here and have been
>> graciously answered. Well, I’m still trying to learn.  I have a Yeasu
>> VX-170 and a new Baofeng UV-5R 8 watt unit. I’ve managed to load a few
>> frequencies onto the Baofeng and it’s all good. But,  a buddy just bought
>> the same exact radio as mine and, I wanted to program his to the same
>> frequencies, minus a few that wouldn’t apply to him anyways.  But, here’s
>> the deal. All of files I’ve saved are csv files. From my brief learning
>> period, csv files CANNOT be uploaded to a radio, only IMG files can. Here’s
>> the problem. If I want to upload frequencies, they must be from an image
>> file and, I cannot, for the life of me, figure out how to convert a csv
>> file to  an image file. I’m on about a 6 year old Dell Inspiron running
>> Windows 8.1 on a solid state hard drive. I know, I know, Windows 8.1 is
>> sort of old school but, the reason I have and use it is because, when I had
>> the new SSHD installed, it was at a time when Windows 10 was brand new and
>> many, many folks were not happy with it so, the company that was doing my
>> computer rebuild asked me if I wanted to remain with Windows 8.1.  I said,
>> yep, keep it. So, that’s the story  on that.
>>
>>
>>
>> Now, how to convert a csv file to an image file so I can alter it and,
>> then upload it to a radio. And please, please, I’m very low tech so, if you
>> explain how to do it, do it as if you’re talking to a senior citizen which,
>> I am.
>>
>> Scott
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