[chirp_users] UV-82 bricked?

Tony Ling tonyg7txu at gmail.com
Wed May 5 01:48:09 PDT 2021


Ouch, hope you are recovering well Tom.

On Tue, 4 May 2021 at 21:36, Tom Henderson <Tom at henderson4.us> wrote:

> OK, I'll admit being a complete dunderhead on this one. Wow.
>
> Suffice it to say there were pain medications involved. Passing a kidney
> stone.
>
> Tom Henderson
>
> On 5/4/21 3:15 PM, Frederick R. McDougall wrote:
>
> 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
>>
>> 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> 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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