[chirp_users] UV-82 bricked?

Tony Ling tonyg7txu at gmail.com
Wed May 5 01:52:41 PDT 2021


It would be even better if somehow we had adopted the hexadecimal number
base. 16 is much more divisible than 10.
What did the Romans ever do for us?

On Tue, 4 May 2021 at 23:09, Skip Luke <salty4568 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Back in the 90s I wrote many of the programs ....... for the new idaho
> Driver's License,  anticipating Y2K.
> ....The programs were written in Metrc and Imperial, and by setting a flag
> in the programs, could run in either system. There was a possibility at the
> time that US would switch.
> .... I wish we had .... Metric is a much better system.
>
> Skip
> KL7IXX
>
>
> On Tue, May 4, 2021, 1:39 PM Tony Ling <tonyg7txu at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> "Can we please drop this hijack and get back to the question."?
>> No we can't as long as the North American gallon remains a completely
>> different gallon to the British gallon lol
>>
>> On Tue, 4 May 2021 at 21:17, Frederick R. McDougall <frmcdo at gmail.com>
>> 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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