[chirp_users] Question About Chirp and Baofeng

Michael A Prater
Tue Jul 11 10:59:06 PDT 2023

Hi Jim

Thank you, that makes sense.

> On Jul 11, 2023, at 12:26, Jim Unroe <rock.unroe at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 11, 2023 at 12:39 PM Michael A Prater
> <maprater at austin.rr.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>> I am trying to figure out how to configure the Baofeng using Chirp. I see that the preloaded lists have a Tuning Step, but I do not see this column in the image for the Baofeng.
> The preloaded list (Stock Config file) are all CSV files. They are not
> for any particular radio so they are generic.
> When programming a Baofeng radio (and many others, as well) the Tuning
> Step is handled internally within CHIRP. There is no need for the user
> to set this value so it doesn't appear in the tab specific for your
> model.
> The STEP setting the radio's menu is only needed when entering
> frequencies into the raido's VFOs. The frequency being entered must be
> compatible with the currently selected STEP value or the frequency
> will either be rounded to the down to the next compatible frequency or
> rejected depending on the model being programmed.
>> I programed a lot of channels, but I still am not sure how to get this to scan all the frequencies, or if I am missing a config, or checking for an accurate config.
> If the Skip field is blank, the memory will be scanned. If the Skip
> field contains an "S", the memory will be skipped when scanning.
>> Any help would be appreciated.
>> Thanks
>> Michael
> Jim KC9HI
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