[chirp_users] BTech 5X3

Alexandre Souza alexandre.tabajara at gmail.com
Thu Dec 31 11:41:58 PST 2020


A bug still present in CHIRP:
If your serial port number is above COM10, chirp does not work properly.
Guess how I know? :D

Enviado do meu Tele-Movel

Em qui, 31 de dez de 2020 16:04, John <subs at qcontinuum.plus.com> escreveu:

> > I loaded all of the NOAA weather channels, but do not seem to get any
> reception on any of them, although I know they broadcast non-stop. Is there
> something else I need to do in the setup? Problem exists whether I scan
> (and do not skip channel) or input the frequency directly.
>
> You still haven't mentioned which country you are in. Although the
> satellites transmit most of the time, they are not geostationary so do not
> appear over your position all the time. You need to which satellites pass
> over your position and when they are due to pass over. You will only hear a
> signal during a pass. There are prediction programs you can download such
> as Gpredict and Orbitron to help you determine that.
>
> > Is there a way to jump directly to a specific channel in memory, instead
> of having to step through one at a time using the arrow keys?
>
>
> https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?threads/baofeng-uv-5r-how-to-directly-change-channels.687660/
>
> > Is there a way to link the frequency AND the corresponding channel name
> in the display, either on the A/B display lines (frequency on one and name
> on the other) or by toggling between frequency and channel mode to see both
> pieces of data on the same line (A or B)?
>
> In short, no. You can't display data for VFO A on the VFO B line or vice
> versa and you can't display frequency and channel name at the same time.
> There is, however, a workaround described here that may or may not be
> helpful:
>
>
> https://ham.stackexchange.com/questions/7501/can-a-baofeng-uv-5r-display-both-name-and-frequency-simultaneously
>
> Regards.
>
>
> Kramarik at Earthlink.net wrote on 31/12/2020 17:28:
>
> I have loaded many frequencies from the Chirp stock configuration list,
> which was actually pretty easy, once you understand the steps. However,
> this has now led to a few new questions:
>
>    1. In the FRS/GMRS category, it loaded what appears to be identical
>    frequencies for 20 channels in each of these groups (Channel 1-20 for each
>    group is the same). Is there a reason for this redundancy or can I delete
>    one range?
>    2. I loaded all of the NOAA weather channels, but do not seem to get
>    any reception on any of them, although I know they broadcast non-stop. Is
>    there something else I need to do in the setup? Problem exists whether I
>    scan (and do not skip channel) or input the frequency directly.
>    3. Is there a way to jump directly to a specific channel in memory,
>    instead of having to step through one at a time using the arrow keys?
>    4. Is there a way to link the frequency AND the corresponding channel
>    name in the display, either on the A/B display lines (frequency on one and
>    name on the other) or by toggling between frequency and channel mode to see
>    both pieces of data on the same line (A or B)?
>    5. Once I load all the desired frequencies from the Chirp stock
>    configuration lists into memory, do I need to modify any of the individual
>    column settings that were loaded into each frequency line?
>
> Thanks,
>
>
>
> Rich
>
>
>
>
> --
> John.
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