[chirp_users] What is wrong here?

Al Jones al at aljones.us
Mon Jun 6 14:10:11 PDT 2022


Mike, the original question was regarding chirp, specifically if anyone 
could see any reason for the oddity I'm seeing.
Your suggestion that I haven't investigated outside of Chirp is almost 
insulting.  Have yourself a great day.
//al

------ Original Message ------
>From "Mike Riffle" <kd8kzt at gmail.com>
To "Discussion of CHIRP" <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
Date Mon 6 6 22 15:23:52
Subject Re: [chirp_users] What is wrong here?

>  I haven't because I heard reports that they cause it to stick but 
>there hasn't been a good discussion that I've seen regarding the 
>symptoms of "sticking".
>
>Maybe because this is a Chirp mailing list and not a UV5R mailing list.
>
>
>On Mon, Jun 6, 2022 at 3:05 PM K0LNY_Glenn <glenn at ervin.email> wrote:
>>Yes, Mine only does the carrier with no modulation, unless I plug in 
>>the speaker-mic.
>>So without the speaker-mic, it's just the same issue you describe.
>>I've tried repeated plug-ins to unstick it, but I guess I'm stuck with 
>>only using a speaker-mic on that radio.
>>I don't know if an earphone would do the same to a Baofeng.
>>HTH.
>>
>>Glenn
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From:Al Jones <mailto:al at aljones.us>
>>To:Discussion of CHIRP <mailto:chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
>>Sent: Monday, June 06, 2022 1:23 PM
>>Subject: Re: [chirp_users] What is wrong here?
>>
>>No, I never have - at least not that I recall.  You said that it will 
>>only transmit via the speaker mic ... mine is transmitting a carrier 
>>but there's no modulation.  If your experience is similar, I might try 
>>plugging in one of the ones I have.  I haven't because I heard reports 
>>that they cause it to stick but there hasn't been a good discussion 
>>that I've seen regarding the symptoms of "sticking".
>>
>>------ Original Message ------
>>From "K0LNY_Glenn" <glenn at ervin.email>
>>To "Discussion of CHIRP" <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
>>Date Mon 6 6 22 12:12:58
>>Subject Re: [chirp_users] What is wrong here?
>>
>>>
>>>Did you ever plug in a speaker microphone?
>>>My UV5R is known for sticking inside and it will only transmit the 
>>>microphone via the speaker microphone.
>>>I don't want to open it up to try and unstick the contact inside the 
>>>jack.
>>>Glenn
>>>
>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>From:Al Jones <mailto:al at aljones.us>
>>>To:Discussion of CHIRP <mailto:chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
>>>Sent: Monday, June 06, 2022 11:50 AM
>>>Subject: Re: [chirp_users] What is wrong here?
>>>
>>>according to Chirp there is nothing set for tone or DTCS on the GMRS 
>>>channels (frequencies) lines 31 - 52l the only exception is line 53 
>>>where I have a positive offset for the local GMRS repeater.
>>>
>>>The problem is that I'm sending a carrier but no voice on the 
>>>carrier.  Reception is fine all the way 'round,
>>>
>>>//al
>>>
>>>------ Original Message ------
>>>From "John LaMartina" <JohnLa at usa.net>
>>>To "Discussion of CHIRP" <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
>>>Date Mon 6 6 22 11:10:42
>>>Subject Re: [chirp_users] What is wrong here?
>>>
>>>>Do you have CTCSS tones set on the receive side.
>>>>If so, remove them.
>>>>It’s possible the repeaters aren’t sending a tone back to you..
>>>>
>>>>Stay Safe and Stay Healthy John Miklor
>>>>
>>>>https://www.Miklor.com
>>>>>On Jun 6, 2022, at 10:01 AM, Al Jones <al at aljones.us> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>Attached is the image of my 'working' radio - problem is, it's not 
>>>>>working right. This an older Baofeng UV-82L much prior to the 
>>>>>recent FCC rule changes. I am both a licensed ham (KG5HEJ) and GMRS 
>>>>>(WQYM836) operator. Though I recognize the legalities of using this 
>>>>>radio, it's use in the GMRS bands is primarily for monitoring local 
>>>>>tourists and providing them with help.
>>>>>
>>>>>That all out of the way. RX/TX on any of the ham bands is without 
>>>>>problem, I can talk with anyone on our local repeater system, or 
>>>>>simplex, without a problem (barring mountains which are occasional 
>>>>>problems) on the GMRS freqs, I'm seeing (on my BCT15X scanner) a 
>>>>>carrier being transmitted in the appropriate freq but hearing no 
>>>>>voice on the carrier on both the one GMRS repeater channel and 
>>>>>simplex. I and a friend have been all over these settings and I 
>>>>>hope we're just missing the obvious (obvious to someone else.)
>>>>>
>>>>>Anyone ???
>>>>>
>>>>>//al KG5HEJ
>>>
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>Mike Riffle
>KD8KZT
>Morgantown WV
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