[chirp_users] I am trying to programm my UV5R

George Piek
Wed Aug 25 05:03:21 PDT 2021

Thanks Jim

On Wed, 25 Aug 2021, 13:54 Jim Unroe, <rock.unroe at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi George,
> On Wed, Aug 25, 2021 at 3:20 AM George Piek <georgepiek7 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Good day, I am trying to programm my UV5R but when I select upload to
> radio I have the small notification block which request the following.
> > Port
> > Vendor
> > Model.
> > I can select the port but it will not allow me to change vendor or
> model. What should i do?
> >
> This is because you are uploading. When you are uploading, CHIRP
> already knows what Vendor/Model that currently selected tab is
> compatible with. It is only that vendor/model combination that the
> selected tab can be uploaded to so the Vendor: and Model: selections
> are greyed out.
> If the currently selected Vendor: and Model: selections do not match
> the radio type that you are attempting to upload to, then the
> currently selected tab is not compatible with your radio and should
> not be uploaded to it.
> You must always start by downloading from CHIRP to create a tab that
> is compatible with your radio. From there you can save, load and edit
> to suit your needs. Then when you go to upload back to your radio
> there will be no need to change the Vendor: or Model: selections
> because they are already set to the vendor/model selections that are
> compatible with your radio.
> Jim KC9HI
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