[chirp_users] Comment field limits?

babj615 babj615 at gmail.com
Fri May 21 12:40:35 PDT 2021

You can not introduce 'additional' commas into a CSV file and expect usable


On Fri, May 21, 2021, 12:07 Leverett A.J. 'Jim' Hadlow Sr <
leverett at hadlow.name> wrote:

> Programming a Baofeng BFF8-HP:
> I noticed when the Comments field is populated, I am unable to use a
> properly programmed repeater. When I clear all the comments from the field,
> reset the radio to factory settings, then reprogram with CSV (cleared of
> comments), the repeater function is as expected. Reprogramming via CHIRP
> without resetting the radio to factory settings does NOT clear the problem.
> Is there a limit to the number of characters the comments field can hold
> or are there certain characters (comma, open/close parens, underscore,
> dash, slash, question mark, decimal/period, space, equal sign, digits?) one
> shouldn't enter there?
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