[chirp_users] UV-82 bricked?

Tony Ling tonyg7txu at gmail.com
Mon May 3 23:32:53 PDT 2021


The best thing about standards is that there are so many to choose from.
I'm from London England and it is to me a source of eternal bafflement how
many people, even the young, still use feet and inches to this day.

On Sun, 2 May 2021 at 23:29, Chuck Hast <kp4djt at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yep but getting them to change is like pulling hens teeth,
> or get the metric thing done. On the second one, my car
> is metric, my radios are metric, my appliances are  metric,
> but go to the hardware store and buy metric hardware...
> They have it but it is just 3x more than SAE...
>
> So getting rid of the term codeplug falls in that area...
>
> On Sun, May 2, 2021 at 4:50 PM Tony Ling <tonyg7txu at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> The rather unhelpful term 'codeplug' originates from an EPROM based
>> hardware key which AMTRAK train drivers inserted into a Motorola radio in
>> the cab. This term pre-dates digital radios by decades.
>> It is the source of much confusion, and I much prefer the term
>> 'configuration file' which is much more descriptive and far less
>> obfuscating.
>>
>> On Sat, 24 Apr 2021 at 20:31, D.J.J. Ring, Jr. <n1ea at arrl.net> wrote:
>>
>>> The  Baofeng UV-82 doesn't use "codeplugs" as it is an analog radio,
>>> also CHIRP isn't for digital radios, just analog.
>>>
>>> Michal are you using the incorrect terminology, or are you talking about
>>> a different model which IS digital?
>>>
>>> 73
>>> David N1EA
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sat, Apr 24, 2021 at 8:32 AM Michal Smialowski <mooksmd at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I have a Baofeng UV-82 that was programmed, I downloaded the codeplug,
>>>> added a frequency then uploaded the new codeplug to the radio.
>>>> When I went to turn the radio back on, there was only a faint display
>>>> visible on the top line.
>>>> It looks like a series of black rectangles. Doesn't go beyond that, no
>>>> channel, no frequency, none of the keys respond. I tried taking the battery
>>>> out and turning it back on... no help.
>>>> Tried downloading front the radio... nothing.
>>>> Is the radio bricked or is there something else that I can try ?
>>>> tnx
>>>> Mike VE7SML
>>>>
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