[chirp_users] UV-82 bricked?

Tom Henderson Tom at Henderson4.us
Tue May 4 06:49:54 PDT 2021


Odd that you have to give them 10 inches before they take the mile in 
Metric. In Imperial you only have to give them an inch (2.54 mm).

Tom Henderson

On 5/2/21 7:11 PM, Chaplain Dave Sparks wrote:
> Well, you know what they say about the metric nerds:
>
>     "Give them 25.4 mm. and they'll take 1.6 km."
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> On Sun, May 2, 2021 at 3:27 PM Chuck Hast <kp4djt at gmail.com 
> <mailto:kp4djt at gmail.com>> wrote:
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>     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...
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>     On Sun, May 2, 2021 at 4:50 PM Tony Ling <tonyg7txu at gmail.com
>     <mailto:tonyg7txu at gmail.com>> wrote:
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>         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.
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>         On Sat, 24 Apr 2021 at 20:31, D.J.J. Ring, Jr. <n1ea at arrl.net
>         <mailto: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
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>             On Sat, Apr 24, 2021 at 8:32 AM Michal Smialowski
>             <mooksmd at gmail.com <mailto: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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