[chirp_users] UV-5R and volume.

John Kemker kemkerj3 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 8 17:53:01 PDT 2019


exactly

The data is serial data, which is not in the audio spectrum.  There's no
"modem" on either end of the cable.  It's straight RS-232C data as might
come out of the back of an older PC.  Volume has nothing to do with it, as
it's either "on" or "off."

On Sat, Jun 8, 2019 at 5:11 PM Nigel A. Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF <nigel at ngunn.net>
wrote:

> Data uses the same connector. It doesn't go through the radio's audio
> chain. Audio is disabled when in program mode.
>
> On 08 June 2019 at 12:48 Don Goodrich <don.goodrich at cheerful.com> wrote:
>
> Certainly the computer volume control has no influence but since the data
> is being communicated to/from the radio over the external radio audio port,
> the radio volume control needs to be set midrange for the cable to "hear"
> the outbound data.
>
> Don Goodrich
> don.goodrich at Cheerful.com
> AF7DG
>
>
> *Sent:* Saturday, June 08, 2019 at 7:12 AM
> *From:* "Nigel A. Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF" <nigel at ngunn.net>
> *To:* "Discussion of CHIRP" <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>, "Dennis
> Wage" <dwage at dwage.com>
> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] UV-5R and volume.
>
> True. The setting of the volume control has NOTHING to do with programming.
>
> If you have to wait several minutes between plugging in the radio and
> downloading with Chirp then your Windows installation is broken. It's not
> Chirp causing it.
>
>
>
> On 08 June 2019 at 06:54 Dennis Wage <dwage at dwage.com> wrote:
>
> Pertaining to the UV-5R series of phones, I have seen numerous times that
> the volume needs to be turned up.
>
> Let's once and for all dispel or confirm this.
>
> I for one have found, and it makes total sense to me, that the volume has
> absolutely nothing to do with data being transferred to a computer with the
> data cable.
>
> Please confirm or deny.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Dennis M. Wage (W9BOQ)
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