[chirp_users] UV-82 bricked?

Frederick R. McDougall frmcdo at gmail.com
Tue May 4 13:15:22 PDT 2021


Tom
25.4 mm = 2.54 cm = (aprox) 1 English inch
This is also very close to 1 American inch.  The main problem in the
imperial system besides the very arbitrary unit sizes is the problem of
every country using THEIR standard unit.  As a Canuck I grew up knowing
that precision measurements required specifying the standard.

Can we please drop this hijack and get back to the question.

Fred VA6FRM

On Tue., May 4, 2021, 07:50 Tom Henderson, <Tom at henderson4.us> wrote:

> 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
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> On 5/2/21 7:11 PM, Chaplain Dave Sparks wrote:
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> 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> 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...
>>
>> 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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